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Freeman: Super Bowl loss 'a scar you'll see forever'

NFL.com (Sessler, Marc) — Some Atlanta Falcons are still smarting after their unbelievable overtime loss to the Patriots in Super Bowl LI.
  • 5 days ago
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Atlanta Falcons CEO Rich McKay receives contract extension

NFL.com (NFL.com) — The Atlanta Falcons announced a contract extension for team president and CEO and President of AMB Sports & Entertainment Rich McKay on Tuesday morning.
  • 6 days ago
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Dan Quinn: Falcons would like to have Dontari Poe

NFL.com (Orr, Conor) — Dan Quinn would love to add free-agent defensive tackle Dontari Poe to the Atlanta Falcons' defensive line. Poe is one of the most sought after free agents still available.
  • 11 days ago
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Roundup: Andre Roberts signs with Atlanta Falcons

NFL.com (NFL.com) — Former Detroit Lions wide receiver Andre Roberts signs a one-year, $1.8 million contract that includes $750,000 guaranteed with the Atlanta Falcons, Ian Rapoport reports.
  • 13 days ago
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Devonta Freeman not looking for trade out of Atlanta

NFL.com (Patra, Kevin) — Devonta Freeman isn't trying to get out of Atlanta and understands a new contract will take time. Freeman's agent said earlier it was time for the Falcons to pay him "like the elite back he is."
  • 14 days ago
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Falcons' Julio Jones deems foot surgery a 'success'

NFL.com (NFL.com) — Julio Jones went under the knife to fix an issue with his problematic foot on Monday. The Atlanta Falcons' star took to social media to say the minor surgery was a "success."
  • 20 days ago
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Report: Desmond Trufant, Falcons talks heating up

NFL.com (Patra, Kevin) — The Atlanta Falcons made signing cornerback Desmond Trufant to a long-term contract an offseason priority. The sides reportedly picked up talks over the weekend in Indianapolis.
  • 21 days ago
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Julio Jones expected to undergo minor foot surgery

NFL.com (Sessler, Marc) — Julio Jones is expected to undergo surgery on his nagging foot Monday, Ian Rapoport reports. Jones should be ready to go come this summer's training camp, however.
  • 24 days ago
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Quinn on Super Bowl: 'I'm past it, but I'm not over it'

NFL.com (Orr, Conor) — Falcons coach Dan Quinn is taking a relentlessly positive approach to the 2017 offseason after arguably the most heartbreaking loss in NFL history.
  • 26 days ago
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Blog Articles

Who are the Atlanta Falcons you irrationally love most?

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — We’ve all got a few. As I noted yesterday for our draft pick nomination story, when we hit the doldrums of the offseason—and frankly, we’re just about there!—we like to talk about Falcons ...
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Scouting Report: EDGE T.J. Watt, Wisconsin

The Falcoholic (EricJRobinson) — Fact: The Falcons should draft a cornerback at 31st overa......I’m kidding. I’m kidding. At some point, we will finally reach the day when Commissioner Roger Goodell officially opens the 2017...
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Introducing the field for the greatest Falcons draft pick ever

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — There are 16 choices. Over the weekend, I asked all of you to nominate your choices for the best draft picks in Atlanta Falcons history. You delivered, even if half your answers were...
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Will the Falcons exceed their 2016 sack total this season?

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — We think yes. I would not say the Falcons pass rush was great in 2016, but I would say it was improved , and that was reflected in the team’s dramatic gain in sacks year over year. That’s in...
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Pro Football Focus: Former Atlanta Falcons Michael Turner, Tony Gonzalez went out with a bang

The Falcoholic (James Rael) — Fact: Michael Turner can’t grow armpit hair The Atlanta Falcons have played some memorable football over the past decade. We’ve lived through two NFC Championships. We’ve endured an historical...
  • 21 hr 7 min ago

Atlanta Falcons 2017 schedule: How tough is the team’s slate of opponents?

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — It’s an easier schedule, on paper. While we daydream about draft picks to come, I thought it would be useful to take a look at another thing that might fill your heart with song and give you...
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2017 NFL Draft: Expert mock drafts expect the Falcons to pick up a lineman

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — One way or the other, draft gurus have the Falcons addressing the trenches. We’ve said for weeks that the expectation is that the Atlanta Falcons will come out of the first round of the 2017...
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Should the Falcons add Josh Gordon, even though they won’t?

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — Yes. But also no. Every team in the NFL is going to ask this question in the coming weeks, so consider this our contribution to the circle. Will the Falcons sign Josh Gordon ? Should the...
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A closer look at the NFL Competition Committee’s proposed rule changes

The Falcoholic (Kevin Knight) — There are a handful of interesting rule changes being proposed, some of which might have a significant impact on NFL games. The NFL’s annual meeting is this weekend (Sunday, to be precise). It...
  • 2 days ago

Taking stock of the NFC South’s improvement after free agency

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — Our staff roundtable weighs in on how the Falcons are great and everyone else is not. Kevin Knight It's been a rough offseason for the NFC South. The Saints continued their yearly...
  • 2 days ago

Nominate your choice for the greatest Falcons draft pick ever

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — Your nominations will gear up our voting. Every offseason, we like to spin up a few series that get us thinking about this franchise’s long history, especially during those times when free...
  • 2 days ago

How many undrafted free agents will make the Falcons this year?

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — Recent history suggests no more than two. We’re a ways away from knowing what the incoming crop of Falcons undrafted free agents will look like, but we do know this: We’re likely to see at...
  • 2 days ago

Scouting Derek Rivers: The Missing Link

The Falcoholic (Charles R. McDonald) — Vic Beasley is lonely and he needs a friend. The Falcons shored up the middle of their defensive line when they signed Dontari Poe from the Kansas City Chiefs last week. Grady Jarrett ,...
  • 3 days ago

Breaking down the Atlanta Falcons fullback battle

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — Who will win. WHO!? It has been a couple of years since we’ve had a legitimate FULLBACK BATTLE on the Atlanta Falcons roster. The last time, it was a relatively unproven Patrick DiMarco ...
  • 3 days ago

Sean Weatherspoon posts cryptic Instagram that suggests he may return to Falcons

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — The veteran linebacker could be back, but you won’t necessarily get that from reading his missive. If there’s one thing athletes are great at besides their chosen sports, it’s confusing people...
  • 3 days ago

Deion Jones makes NFL.com’s list of top players under 25, Keanu Neal snubbed

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — An honor and a notable snub. The Atlanta Falcons have some young, exciting talent on their football team, as any fan will attest. Surely a list of the best 25-and-under talent in the NFL...
  • 4 days ago

NFL Draft: Who are the Falcons going to pick in the first two rounds?

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — The Falcons need big results in the first couple of rounds of this draft. Here are paths they might take. The Atlanta Falcons are one of the better teams in the NFL, if you go by last season,...
  • 4 days ago

A Closer Look: How Dontari Poe looked against his new teammates

The Falcoholic (Allen Strk) — The big free agent signing played against the Falcons last season. How did the mammoth nose tackle fare against their interior line? After being relatively quiet in free agency, the Falcons ...
  • 4 days ago

2017 NFL Draft: Atlanta Falcons prospect visit tracker

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — Your (hopefully) up-to-date look at prospects the Falcons seem most interested in. The Atlanta Falcons have only six selections in this upcoming draft, but as has been the case under Dan...
  • 4 days ago
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Could NFL competition committee’s proposed illegal hit-related ejections affect the Atlanta Falcons?

The Falcoholic (James Rael) — Fact: Keanu Neal favorite song is “Old McDonald had a Farm” Atlanta Falcons strong safety Keanu Neal got a lot of criticism his rookie year for his hard hitting playing style. In fact, Neal was...
  • 4 days ago
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