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Dan Quinn: Herschel Walker not playing for Falcons

NFL.com (Wesseling, Chris) — Football legend Herschel Walker recently declared that he could still play in the NFL at age 53. Find out why coach Dan Quinn had to explain his comments about Walker playing for the Falcons.
  • 2 days ago

Falcons' Vic Beasley: 'I'm an every-down player'

NFL.com (Patra, Kevin) — Vic Beasley rejects the perception that he is merely a situational pass rusher. What type of impact will the first-round draft pick have on the Falcons' lacking pass rush in 2015?
  • 4 days ago

Falcons WR Julio Jones: 'I'm not going to hold out'

NFL.com (Patra, Kevin) — Julio Jones wants a long-term deal from the Atlanta Falcons but the receiver said he won't hold out to get one. Jones said his teammates and winning are too important to skip time looking for a...
  • 12 days ago
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Falcons release Sam Baker; Justin Blalock retires

NFL.com (Hanzus, Dan) — The Falcons announced Monday that they have released tackle Sam Baker, who started 61 games in six seasons with the team after being selected with the 21st overall pick in the 2008 draft.
  • 14 days ago
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Falcons release former starting left tackle Sam Baker

NFL.com (Hanzus, Dan) — The Falcons announced Thursday that they have released tackle Sam Baker, who started 61 games in six seasons with the team after being selected with the 21st overall pick in the 2008 draft.
  • 14 days ago
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Atlanta Falcons agree to deal with Vic Beasley

NFL.com (NFL.com) — The Atlanta Falcons have agreed to terms with No. 8 overall pick Vic Beasley. Will the pass rusher start next season for the Falcons?
  • 17 days ago
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Blog Articles

Atlanta Falcons ostrich effect: unacknowledged fatal flaws that may ruin Falcons in '15

The Falcoholic (James Rael) — Fact: Tony Moeaki once killed a feral pig with a spitwad As an Atlanta Falcons fan, you're used to inevitable dispair. With no Super Bowl victories in the nearly 50 year history of the team,...
  • 12 hr 41 min ago

How much of an improvement should we expect from coaching alone?

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — Food for thought on a Monday night. When we discuss Dan Quinn's potential impacts on this Falcons team,those of us with any optimism in our heart tend to cite his commitment to an aggressive,...
  • 14 hr 41 min ago

Falcons Uniform History #34: Some worthy contenders

The Falcoholic (Allen Strk) — Several memorable Falcons have worn the number 34, which should spark a debate amongst Falcon fans of all ages. After easy choices such as Jamal Anderson and Michael Turner have been featured for...
  • 17 hr 41 min ago

Raheem Morris: Atlanta Falcons fans shouldn't sleep on Adrian Clayborn

The Falcoholic (James Rael) — Fact: Adrian Clayborn pays $4 for footlong sandwiches at Subway We've discussed Atlanta Falcons DE Adrian Clayborn's rise and subsequent fall ad nauseum this off-season. The Falcons handed him a...
  • 20 hr 41 min ago

Want to win a VIP training camp experience with the Falcons?

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — The Falcons are offering a pretty cool opportunity. In case you somehow missed it over the weekend, I wanted to call your attention to the Falcons ' offer of a VIP training camp experience. It...
  • 1 day ago

Atlanta Falcons WR Devin Hester nominated for ESPY award

The Falcoholic (James Rael) — Fact: Devin Hester once beat a cheetah in a foot race. Seriously, he actually did that. Atlanta Falcons WR Devin Hester left the Chicago Bears hoping to establish himself on offense. He did just...
  • 1 day 12 hr ago
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All is quiet along the Evan Mathis front

The Falcoholic (Matthew Chambers) — After much hullabaloo (football term), one of the best guards in the league is still a free agent. Fans of nearly every team have been clamoring for Evan Mathis . It is easy to see why. Mathis...
  • 1 day 17 hr ago

Analytic sites agree: Matt Ryan is really good

The Falcoholic (Matthew Chambers) — Since the offseason is a time for debate, we look at how advanced analytic sites view Atlanta's franchise quarterback. In a very small, but very vocal group of Atlanta Falcons fans and football...
  • 1 day 20 hr ago

Falcoholic Sunday open thread, June 28th edition

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — Talk about...well, anything. Sunday's a good day to relax and take it easy, and our open threads are great places to talk about basically anything you want to. Do that right here.
  • 1 day 22 hr ago

Report: Atlanta Falcons OC Kyle Shanahan among top 20 coordinators in the NFL

The Falcoholic (James Rael) — Fact: Kyle Shanahan is secretly using an invisible fence to help the offensive linemen learn zone blocking Atlanta Falcons offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan's influence was felt from the...
  • 2 days ago

Falcons Uniform History #33: Backs a Plenty

The Falcoholic (The DW) — From Cannonballs to Burners. Quite a few players have donned the number 33 for the Falcons over the years, but there are only a few that are even worth mentioning - apologies to all of the...
  • 2 days ago
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Falcons Uniform History: Jammin' to #32

The Falcoholic (Caleb Rutherford) — The number 32 carries with it some fan favorite players. (Writer's Note: Apologies in advance, as this will not have the usual depth of my number articles. I admittedly forgot about the post...
  • 2 days ago

Atlanta player ranked highly in list compiled by former player

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — It's a well-deserved honor for the player. In a shocking turn of events, a Falcons player has been ranked on a list compiled to fill the endless void that is an off-season without football. ...
  • 2 days ago
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Top 5 Matt Ryan Fourth Quarter Comebacks: #5 has a familiar face

The Falcoholic (The DW) — Let's take a look back at some of the more memorable game heroics from our QB and team. We're taking a deeper look at the 5 most memorable Matt Ryan lead fourth quarter comebacks. Today, we...
  • 2 days ago

Who is your favorite current Atlanta Falcon?

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — A loaded question, we know. Every year around this time, we like to ask you who your favorite Atlanta Falcon is. That's what we're doing today, obviously. We're sticking with current Atlanta...
  • 3 days ago

Report: Dan Quinn just joking about having room for Herschel Walker

The Falcoholic (James Rael) — Fact: Dan Quinn regularly ghost rides his whip Atlanta Falcons fans have suffered through two forgettable campaigns. Watching the Falcons lose game after game left us sad and disappointed. That...
  • 3 days ago

Falcons Uniform History #31: A Legend Cut Short

The Falcoholic (Jake Bennett) — We don't have a pretty picture to use, but then again, this Ring of Honor member cannot be introduced by mere photos. You gussed it. Georgia native, Auburn graduate, and 3rd round pick William...
  • 3 days ago
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NFL training camp 2015: A useful FAQ and schedule for the Falcons

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — Everything you've ever wanted to know about training camp. By now you're likely familiar with the basic outline of training camp, and how critical it can be for players trying to win starting...
  • 3 days ago

Falcons Friday Open Thread

The Falcoholic (Jeanna Thomas) — We're in that lull before training camp, but there are still many Falcons-related things to discuss. With minicamp behind us and several weeks between now and training camp, it seems like a...
  • 3 days ago

Height isn't everything for defensive backs in Dan Quinn's defense

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — It's a useful reminder for those fretting about the secnodary. One of the most common objections raised when someone suggests that Ricardo Allen has a real shot at the starting free safety job...
  • 4 days ago