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Atlanta Falcons season preview: Quinn takes the reins

NFL.com (Rosenthal, Gregg) — Dan Quinn's hiring in the offseason has turned around the fate of the Falcons franchise. Can the young coach inspire a resurgent season out of Matt Ryan and the Atlanta offense?
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Julio Jones signs 5-year extension; $47M in guarantees

NFL.com (Hanzus, Dan) — The Atlanta Falcons announced on Saturday that they have signed wide receiver Julio Jones to a new five-year extension. Ian Rapoport reported that Jones will receive $47 million in guarantees.
  • 4 days ago
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NFL reinstates Falcons' Rich McKay

NFL.com (Sessler, Marc) — Commissioner Roger Goodell met with Rich McKay on Wednesday to advice the Falcons president and CEO that he has been reinstated as chairman of the league's Competition Committee.
  • 6 days ago
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McKay back as chairman of Competition Committee

NFL.com (Sessler, Marc) — Commissioner Roger Goodell met with Rich McKay on Wednesday to advice the Falcons president and CEO that he has been reinstated as chairman of the league's Competition Committee.
  • 6 days ago
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Rex Grossman to sign with Atlanta Falcons

NFL.com (Orr, Conor) — The Atlanta Falcons are bringing in a veteran arm behind Matt Ryan. Ian Rapoport reported Wednesday that Rex Grossman will sign with the Falcons.
  • 8 days ago
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Rex Grossman signs with Atlanta Falcons

NFL.com (Orr, Conor) — The Atlanta Falcons are bringing in a veteran arm behind Matt Ryan. Rex Grossman signed with the Falcons on Wednesday morning. What does this mean for Atlanta's other backup QBs?
  • 8 days ago
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Rex Grossman to work out for Atlanta Falcons

NFL.com (Sessler, Marc) — The Falcons are bringing in veteran passer Rex Grossman for a workout in Atlanta. Can he unseat T.J. Yates and Sean Renfree for the backup spot behind Matt Ryan?
  • 9 days ago
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Falcons' pass rush flashes behind Beasley, Clayborn

NFL.com (Patra, Kevin) — Under coach Dan Quinn, the Atlanta Falcons pass rush has already displayed vast improvements. On Friday, the tandem of rookie Vic Beasley and veteran Adrian Clayborn wrecked havoc in the Jets'...
  • 11 days ago
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Blog Articles

ESPN releases its list of the 100 best NFL players, only two Atlanta Falcons featured

The Falcoholic (James Rael) — Fact: Julio Jones wrote and directed the second Godfather movie The Atlanta Falcons are used to a lack of positive media attention. It's one of the most endearing truths about this franchise:...
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Former Falcon Donte Rumph reflects on being cut, remains hopeful about NFL future

The Falcoholic (Jeanna Thomas) — Donte Rumph, who was waived by the Falcons during the 2014 preseason, hasn't given up hope on a future in the NFL. Falcons fans remember Donte Rumph from his turn on Hard Knocks last...
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Falcons shuffle roster: WR Bernard "Speedy" Reedy waived, OL Eric Lefeld returns

The Falcoholic (Matthew Chambers) — A fan favorite is the most recent victim in the battle of the undrafted free agents. If you thought the team was done making roster moves before next cut downs, you may be surprised. The ...
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Falcons Uniform History: #94 belongs to Henri Crockett

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — The former Falcons linebacker owns the number, largely due to a lack of competition. It's hard to believe, considering that we started this months ago, but we're almost to the end of the ...
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Julio Jones contract breakdown, salary cap implications, and Falcons future

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — Julio Jones will, if all goes well, be a Falcon until at least 2020. Here's look at his contract numbers. We all know Julio Jones signed a massive contract extension just before Saturday...
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NFL roster cuts 2015: A pre-Week 4 53 man roster projection

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — One last crack at the 53 man roster, before the cuts start coming. This is the last second-to-last 53 man roster project you'll see from me in 2015, though others make take one more, futile...
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Ask Nate Stupar your Falcons questions and get Nate Stupar's answers!

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — Nate Stupar! We're back for another edition of the Nate Stupar mailbag, where the Falcons linebacker and special teamer answers your questions about football, coaching, leadership, and life....
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Optimism runs wild on our Falcons podcast this week

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — With the season looming, we're all actually feeling pretty good about this team. Oh no, what is happening to us? With the season looming and cuts happening all around them, the...
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Falcons vs Ravens: What to watch for specifically Thursday night

The Falcoholic (Allen Strk) — A list of the most significant things to watch for during Thursday's game. It will be the final opportunity for various players to solidify their spot on the roster. The final pre-season game...
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Falcons vs. Ravens: Game time, TV schedule, live online stream, odds, announcers and more

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — The last preseason game for the Atlanta Falcons pits them against the Baltimore Ravens in what should be a battle of the backups. After the relative importance of the third preseason game as a...
  • 1 day 6 hr ago

Falcons Uniform History: High Hopes But Very Poor Results

The Falcoholic (Nate Butler Jr.) — Bad and ugly mingle at #93. As we wind down our uniform history series, we get to a number that was really, really forgettable. As my title stated, , we now take a look at two players who were...
  • 1 day 17 hr ago

Falcons near bottom of the league in young talent

The Falcoholic (Matthew Chambers) — ESPN ranked teams with the best young talent, and the Falcons did not do well. We like to ensure you are up to date on rankings that are both countless and pointless. Enter ESPN's list of the...
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Falcons waive lineman Peter Konz waived with injury settlement

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — It's the end of the line for Konz in Atlanta, and it's not the way anyone hoped it would end. Peter Konz has had a tumultuous career in Atlanta, to put it mildly, but we have reached the...
  • 1 day 21 hr ago

Falcons Injury Report: Jake Matthews, Brooks Reed out for Thursday's game

The Falcoholic (Jeanna Thomas) — Some key players remain sidelined for the Falcons. The Falcons were not in pads for today's practice, and head coach Dan Quinn got in on the action, too, participating in a little special...
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Falcons vs. Dolphins 2015: Re-living the game with the FalcFans/Falcoholic crew

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — Re-living a game many won't to, but at least it's one packed with valuable lessons for the Falcons. The Falcons - Dolphins game was hard to watch at times, but there were a lot of lessons to...
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Making the Roster: do you have to play special teams?

The Falcoholic (The DW) — While important, special teams is not the only way fringe players can make the roster. Before we even begin, I think it's important to note that special teams is a critical part of the game....
  • 2 days ago

Falcons C Joe Hawley "100% confident" he will be ready for week one

The Falcoholic (Matthew Chambers) — Many have been wondering if Hawley is injured or still working his way back from last year's season-ending knee injury. He does not sound worried. Joe Hawley spoke to the media a few days...
  • 2 days ago

Dan Quinn and his staff have shown that coaching matters

The Falcoholic (The DW) — Talent is not enough. Coming out of the injury riddled 2013 season, the Falcons appeared poised for a bounce-back season. Promising draft picks like Jake Matthews and Ra'shede Hageman...
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Atlanta Falcons DL Adrian Clayborn impressing the masses in fantastic preseason

The Falcoholic (James Rael) — Fact: Adrian Clayborn will watch you whip, but he wont, under any circumstances, watch you nae nae Atlanta Falcons defensive lineman Adrian Clayborn was repeatedly referenced during the...
  • 2 days ago

Falcons Uniform History #92: Some guy named Lester

The Falcoholic (The DW) — Big guys pop up on our list with uniform number 92. As we wind down our uniform history series, we get to a number that really only has two notable names that have ever worn it. While that may...
  • 2 days ago