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Atlanta, South Florida, L.A. chosen to host Super Bowls

NFL.com (Rosenthal, Gregg) — The Super Bowl is returning to Atlanta for Super Bowl LIII in 2019 and South Florida will play host to Super Bowl LIV in 2020. Los Angeles has been awarded Super Bowl LV in 2021.
  • 4 days ago

Vic Beasley preparing for move to SAM linebacker

NFL.com (Patra, Kevin) — Vic Beasley is preparing for a position switch, moving from the defensive line to linebacker. The Atlanta Falcons will likely use Beasley similar to how the Seahawks deployed Bruce Irvin.
  • 10 days ago
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Falcons agree to deal with first-round pick Keanu Neal

NFL.com (Patra, Kevin) — Keanu Neal agreed to a contract with the Atlanta Falcons on Wednesday and will become he first 2016 first-round pick to ink his deal on Thursday, the team announced.
  • 24 days ago
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Rookie Keanu Neal agrees to deal with Atlanta Falcons

NFL.com (Patra, Kevin) — Keanu Neal agreed to a contract with the Atlanta Falcons on Wednesday and will become the first 2016 first-round pick to ink his deal on Thursday, the team announced.
  • 24 days ago
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Rookie Keanu Neal signs deal with Atlanta Falcons

NFL.com (Patra, Kevin) — Keanu Neal agreed to a contract with the Atlanta Falcons on Wednesday and became the first 2016 first-round pick to ink his deal on Thursday, the team announced.
  • 24 days ago
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Blog Articles

Kyle Shanahan enters 2016 in the eye of the storm

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — There are many things Shanahan has to worry about it in 2016, and approximately zero of those will loom if the offense just plays well. It's easy to forget, now, but after five weeks of the...
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Report: Every starter from the 2013 National Championship team is now in the NFL, including Atlanta Falcons running back Devonta Freeman

The Falcoholic (James Rael) — Fact: Devonta Freeman eats three pounds of asparagus a day Atlanta Falcons running back Devonta Freeman had a breakout season in 2015. We knew he was talented, but when rookie Tevin Coleman...
  • 17 hr 16 min ago

Who is your favorite current (and past) Falcons player?

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — Saturday discussion time, and this one's an easy one. A week ago, we asked you about your earliest Falcons memory and how you became a fan of the team. Now, we're going to ask about your...
  • 23 hr 16 min ago

How would a Dwight Freeney signing change the Falcons depth chart?

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — The veteran pass rusher could be heading to Atlanta. Dwight Freeney is visiting with the Falcons this coming week, and if you think Freeney can still be an asset as a pass rusher (spoiler:...
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Projecting the Falcons 2016 offense: Justin Hardy

The Falcoholic (The DW) — What will the sophomore season look like for the Falcons new slot receiver? When the Falcons got Justin Hardy in the fourth round of the 2015 draft, many analysts felt like the Falcons got a...
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What we learned from the first week of Atlanta Falcons OTAs

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — There's only so much you can learn, but Brooks Reed shone early. What does excellence in OTAs really mean? It can be a harbinger of good things to come in the season ahead, but I'm not sure...
  • 1 day 5 hr ago

Super Bowl 2019: Roger Goodell writes apology letter to New Orleans Saints after Atlanta Falcons' successful bid

The Falcoholic (James Rael) — Fact: Roger Goodell refuses to eat stuffed crust pizza The Atlanta Falcons are officially hosting the 2019 Super Bowl. Their successful bid was approved earlier this week. But where there's a...
  • 1 day 13 hr ago

Rob Ryan described Falcons defense as something pretty foul

The Falcoholic (Matthew Chambers) — Hey guys, did you know the Ryan brothers have strong opinions and a foul vocabulary? Well, they do. And it came through in their interview with Jenny Vrentas of the Monday Morning Quarterback ....
  • 1 day 21 hr ago

Keith Armstrong sees room for improvement on special teams

The Falcoholic (Jeanna Thomas) — He'll look for young players and veterans to step up this season. Keith Armstrong doesn't have a lot of patience for players who think they're above playing on special teams. Still, some...
  • 1 day 23 hr ago

Falcons 2016 roster review: Outside linebacker

The Falcoholic (Allen Strk) — After being a problematic issue for several seasons, the outside linebacker position remains as a major question mark going into 2016. After suffering from poor linebacker play for a long time,...
  • 2 days ago

Snapshot Series: The Quarterback Landscape in the NFC South

The Falcoholic (Charles R. McDonald) — What the state of quarterbacking looks like in the division today. As the offseason grinds towards OTAs and training camp in the coming months, it's a good idea to take stock of the NFC South...
  • 2 days ago

Falcons public minicamp schedule set for June 14-16

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — If you want to go see your Falcons in action this summer, this is a good time to do it. The Falcons are kind enough to open minicamp up to fans for a short time each year, and this year's...
  • 2 days ago

Atlanta Falcons special teams coordinator Keith Armstrong: don't be surprised if the NFL ends kickoffs as we know them

The Falcoholic (James Rael) — Fact: Keith Armstrong invented the "Running Man" Atlanta Falcons special teams coordinator Keith Armstrong is a well-respected, smart guy with two decades on NFL coaching experience. When he...
  • 2 days ago

Falcons offseason grade: Pro Football Focus hands out a middling mark

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — Nuts to PFF, you say? Read on. Pro Football Focus hasn't liked much the Falcons have done this offseason, so it's no great surprise that their  assessment of the team isn't fantastic ....
  • 2 days ago

Atlanta tied for the most 30-plus year old players in the NFL

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — The roster will turn over in the years ahead, but there you go. If you're looking for evidence that the Falcons are not done with their roster makeover, here's ample evidence: They're tied with...
  • 2 days ago

Falcons 2016 Roster Review: Defensive Tackle

The Falcoholic (Caleb Rutherford) — Defensive tackle isn't the most glorious position, but the Falcons have a mishmash of players that can get the job done. A good defensive tackle can be the crux of a fierce pass rush, but...
  • 3 days ago

Seven teams in NFL history have gone 8-8 or worse and won the Super Bowl the next year

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — Attention, Falcons fans. In the heart of the offseason, we amuse ourselves in odd ways. I've been tooling around on Pro Football Reference and looking up some of the mediocre (or worse) teams...
  • 3 days ago

Tune into Facebook Live for the weekly Falcoholic mailbag

The Falcoholic (Jeanna Thomas) — It's time! Join us over on Facebook. It's time to visit  our Facebook page to watch me answer all of your most pressing Falcons questions on Facebook Live. All you have to do is go...
  • 3 days ago

Dwight Freeney "probably" visiting Atlanta Falcons next week

The Falcoholic (Matthew Chambers) — The prolific pass rusher is making the rounds in free agency. The Atlanta Falcons failed to improve on their poor pass rush this offseason, spending heavily on offense during free agency and...
  • 3 days ago

Falcons will not sign CB Brandon Boykin

The Falcoholic (Matthew Chambers) — So much for that. A few days ago, we told you about the Falcons working out former University of Georgia start Brandon Boykin . The workout reporetedly went well, which makes it a little...
  • 3 days ago