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Falcons sign Stevan Ridley as Tevin Coleman insurance

NFL.com (NFL.com) — Two days after Tevin Coleman suffered a hamstring injury of unknown severity, Atlanta signed Stevan Ridley and Terron Ward to the active roster and another tailback to the practice squad.
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Dan Quinn had 'gut feeling' on failed fourth-down call

NFL.com (Patra, Kevin) — Dan Quinn decided to go for it on fourth-and-1 from his own 45 in overtime. The call failed, and the Atlanta Falcons fell to the San Deigo Chargers. The coach said he had a 'gut feeling' on the...
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Falcons' Dan Quinn mum on pass interference no-call

NFL.com (Orr, Conor) — Falcons coach Dan Quinn was not shy about letting officials know how he felt about a controversial no-call at the end of Sunday's loss, but had little to say after the game.
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Seahawks escape Julio, Falcons on controversial call

NFL.com (Wesseling, Chris) — Earl Thomas intercepted a pass off of Julio Jones' fingertips, setting up Steven Hauschka's go-ahead field goal as the Seahawks escaped with a 26-24 victory over the Atlanta Falcons.
  • 9 days ago
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Chris Harris: Patriots-esque game plan beat Broncos

NFL.com (Patra, Kevin) — The Falcons exploited Broncos linebackers in space Sunday, with Devonta Freeman and Tevin Coleman compiling 167 receiving yards. It was a scheme Denver hadn't seen since the Patriots in the...
  • 15 days ago
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Coleman, Freeman decimate Denver's dominant D

NFL.com (Wesseling, Chris) — The NFL's top-ranked offense won the much ballyhooed battle versus Von Miller's swarming defense, as the Falcons toppled the Broncos from the ranks of the unbeaten with a 23-16 victory.
  • 16 days ago
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Falcons lose three OTA practices due to 2016 violations

NFL.com (Orr, Conor) — The Falcons will be docked three days of Organized Team Activities in the spring of 2017 due to a violation of offseason workout rules in May of this past year, the league announced on Thursday.
  • 19 days ago
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Kubiak: Stopping Julio Jones 'the ultimate challenge'

NFL.com (Sessler, Marc) — Gary Kubiak and the Broncos face the daunting task of defending Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones on Sunday. Kubiak said the impending matchup is "the ultimate challenge."
  • 19 days ago
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Blank: Fast start due to Ryan, Shanahan chemistry

NFL.com (Patra, Kevin) — Arthur Blank believes the Falcons' high-flying offense will continue it's scorching pace thanks to the growing relationship between quarterback Matt Ryan and offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan
  • 20 days ago
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Falcons agree to terms with A.J. Hawk

NFL.com (NFL.com) — The Falcons are turning to a veteran defender to help with their thin linebacking corps. Atlanta has agreed to terms with linebacker A.J. Hawk, according to Hawk's agent.
  • 21 days ago
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Rivera: Deion Jones did nothing wrong in hit on Cam

NFL.com (Orr, Conor) — Panthers coach Ron Rivera said Falcons LB Deion Jones did nothing wrong in his high-contact shot on Cam Newton, which sent the quarterback into concussion protocol.
  • 22 days ago
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Coleman unsure on Denver game due to sickle cell trait

NFL.com (Patra, Kevin) — Atlanta Falcons running back Tevin Coleman has a sickle cell trait that could keep him out of next week's game in Denver. Coleman said he's never played in high altitudes, which can affect those...
  • 22 days ago
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Matt Ryan, Julio Jones set records in win over Panthers

NFL.com (Wesseling, Chris) — Matt Ryan and Julio Jones exploded on Sunday against the Carolina Panthers, setting records for passing and receiving yards in a 48-33 win over their division rival.
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Blog Articles

The Falcons pass rush is, finally, coming along

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — Lost in the justified angst over the defense is the fact that the Falcons are suddenly getting sacks and real pressure. A year ago, an anemic Falcons pass rush managed to pile up just 19 sacks,...
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Reacting to the Falcons loss against the Chargers and its implications

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — How seriously should we take this loss, which made us sad? DW Those types of losses are hard to get over. Inches missed on a field goal. Dropped pass that would have extended a drive. Yet...
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Atlanta Falcons LB Vic Beasley could care less about individual statistics; he just wants to win

The Falcoholic (James Rael) — Fact: Vic Beasley once ate seventeen corn dogs in four minutes Atlanta Falcons linebacker Vic Beasley was unfortunately the target of a lot of unfair criticism last season. Playing through a...
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Atlanta Falcons head coach Dan Quinn is confident Tevin Coleman can bounce back, but he's already looking at Plan B

The Falcoholic (James Rael) — Fact: Tevin Coleman's finger nail clippings contain trace amounts of uranium The Atlanta Falcons offense took a precipitous dive after Tevin Coleman left the game yesterday. From that point...
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Texans vs. Broncos Monday Night Football, Week 8 info and discussion

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — Reeling Denver versus resurgent Houston in a battle of AFC teams on onday Night Football. Let’s be honest with one another: You don’t care that much about this game. It’s a battle of two...
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Falcons RB Tevin Coleman unlikely to play against Packers on Sunday

The Falcoholic (David J Walker) — An ugly loss is followed by ... an ugly loss. If you haven’t had your fill of awful after the loss to San Diego, this latest bit of news will likely finish you off in dramatic fashion. Per Adam...
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Week 7 Pro Football Focus ratings roundup

The Falcoholic (Kyle W McClendon) — The numbers show some positive despite the overall poor performance from Atlanta. We’ll all get through it together. Well, this week didn’t go the way we all wanted it to go, and things are...
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Yes, that was pass interference on Julio Jones at the end of the Falcons’ loss to the Chargers

The Falcoholic (Jeanna Thomas) — The refs just won’t give Julio the calls. For the second consecutive week, NFL officials refused to call pass interference on a late-game throw intended for Julio Jones, and they really should...
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Falcons Blow 17-Point Lead; Fall in Overtime to Chargers 33-30

Falcons Gab (Matt Loede) — Josh Lambo said kicking his game-winning field goal — his fourth of the game — was no more difficult than an extra point. The hard work, according to the kicker, was handled by Denzel...
  • 2 days ago

Chargers vs Falcons NFL Week Seven Inactives

Falcons Gab (Matt Loede) — Chargers CB Brandon Flowers, S Jahleel Addae, TE Asante Cleveland, C Max Tuerk, T Tyreek Burwell, DE Darius Philon, OLB Jerry Attaochu Falcons WR Keshawn Martin, QB Christian Ponder, DT Glenn...
  • 2 days ago

Falcons 101: Chargers series history

The Falcoholic (Kyle W McClendon) — Atlanta has absolutely dominated this series, no matter if they play in Atlanta or San Diego. The Atlanta Falcons and San Diego Chargers have only played nine total games in the two teams’...
  • 3 days ago

Bird Watch: San Diego Chargers Edition

The Falcoholic (William McFadden) — Putting the birds on blast, on a weekly basis. Welcome, you dirtiest of birds, to this week’s edition of Bird Watch. In this weekly segment, we will provide you a list of people, places or...
  • 3 days ago

Falcons defense vs. Chargers offense: who wins?

The Falcoholic (Kyle W McClendon) — The task may seem a little easier this week, but San Diego’s offense is nothing to scoff at. We still think the Falcons are up for it. After a tough loss in Seattle this past week, the Atlanta...
  • 4 days ago

Falcons will be without Taylor Gabriel, C.J. Goodwin Sunday versus the Chargers

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — The Falcons are relatively healthy this week, thankfully. The Atlanta Falcons are about as healthy as they’ve been in weeks heading into this game against the Chargers, but there will be two...
  • 4 days ago

The Falcoholic Podcast: Our very first episode

The Falcoholic (David J Walker) — DW, Jeanna and Dave discuss the 10th anniversary, domestic violence and the Seahawks and Chargers games It’s an exciting time here at the Falcoholic. We just celebrated our tenth anniversary and...
  • 4 days ago

Fantasy Start/Sit for Chargers @ Falcons

The Falcoholic (Kevin Knight) — Who are the best players to start and sit in what should be a high-scoring offensive showdown? After a brutal stretch of games against some of the toughest defenses in the league, the Atlanta...
  • 4 days ago

Falcons - Chargers Week 7 Game Coverage

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — Our game coverage for the 2016 Week 7 matchup between the Atlanta Falcons and San Diego Chargers. After playing four of their first six games on the road, the Atlanta Falcons start a two-game...
  • 4 days ago

Chargers vs Falcons NFL Week Seven Capsule

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Falcons vs. Chargers: What to watch for on Sunday

The Falcoholic (Allen Strk) — A list of the most significant things to watch for on Sunday. The offensive line, pass rush, and Devonta Freeman-Tevin Coleman are highlighted. After playing four of their first six games on the...
  • 4 days ago

Falcons - Chargers Week 7 game time, TV schedule, stream, odds, and announcers

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — You’ll be watching Sunday when the 4-2 Falcons play the 2-4 Chargers, and here’s what you’ll need to know to watch. This is the first 2016 example of a trap game for the Falcons, who have...
  • 4 days ago