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Dan Quinn wants Sean Weatherspoon back on Falcons

NFL.com (Sessler, Marc) — New Falcons coach Dan Quinn made cuts on Thursday and Friday, dropping Steven Jackson, Harry Douglas and Justin Blalock. But free agent Sean Weatherspoon is someone Quinn wants to keep in Atlanta.
  • 1 day 20 hr ago

Atlanta Falcons release veteran guard Justin Blalock

NFL.com (Sessler, Marc) — The Atlanta Falcons continued to make roster moves on Friday, announcing the release of guard Justin Blalock after previously cutting running back Steven Jackson and wideout Harry Douglas.
  • 2 days ago

Atlanta Falcons release wideout Harry Douglas

NFL.com (Sessler, Marc) — The Falcons have cut receiver Harry Douglas one day after releasing veteran running back Steven Jackson. The wideout is just one season removed from his first 1,000-yard campaign.
  • 2 days ago

Steven Jackson: Time with Falcons a 'disappointment'

NFL.com (Patra, Kevin) — Steven Jackson termed his two-year stint with the Atlanta Falcons as a "disappointment." However, the veteran running back has no plans to retire.
  • 2 days ago

Steven Jackson released by Falcons after two seasons

NFL.com (Hanzus, Dan) — Steven Jackson's time in Atlanta is over. The Falcons announced that they have released the veteran running back after two seasons with the team.
  • 3 days ago

Offseason Forecast: Atlanta Falcons

NFL.com (Sessler, Marc) — The Atlanta Falcons restructured their front office following a disappointing 2014 season. With a new coach and offensive coordinator, will quarterback Matt Ryan get the help he needs on offense?
  • 5 days ago
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Report: Justin Forsett on Atlanta Falcons' radar

NFL.com (Wesseling, Chris) — Justin Forsett is reportedly on the Atlanta's radar as a good fit for Kyle Shanahan's offense. Will the Falcons drive up the price on the Ravens next month?
  • 6 days ago
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Atlanta Falcons have 'high hopes' for Devonta Freeman

NFL.com (Wesseling, Chris) — Coach Dan Quinn said he has "high hopes" for Devonta Freeman, who is "tailor-made" for the Falcons offense. Does this spell the end for Steven Jackson in Atlanta?
  • 10 days ago
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Shanahan: 'Matt Ryan fits into everyone's offense'

NFL.com (Sessler, Marc) — New Falcons OC Kyle Shanahan spent last season with a Browns squad lacking a franchise quarterback. Now he inherits a high-powered Atlanta offense led by premier signal-caller Matt Ryan.
  • 19 days ago
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Dan Quinn hints at keeping Julio Jones long-term

NFL.com (Sessler, Marc) — Dan Quinn -- who owns final say over the Falcons' 53-man roster -- will decide whether or not to re-sign Julio Jones after next season. Early indications are that won't be a tough choice for the...
  • 25 days ago
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Sean Weatherspoon still important part of Falcons D

NFL.com (Wesseling, Chris) — General manager Thomas Dimitroff made it clear Tuesday that Sean Weatherspoon will be an important part of Dan Quinn's new defense. Can the Falcons re-sign their best linebacker?
  • 26 days ago
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Dan Quinn bringing 'fast and physical' play to Falcons

NFL.com (Patra, Kevin) — Dan Quinn is "fired up" about being the Atlanta Falcons' new coach and promised to bring a fast, physical and aggressive style to his new team.
  • 26 days ago
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Atlanta Falcons name Dan Quinn new head coach

NFL.com (Patra, Kevin) — The Falcons named Dan Quinn their new head coach on Monday on what Ian Rapoport reported as a five-year deal. What are the odds the defensive mastermind will turn things around in Atlanta?
  • 27 days ago
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Dan Quinn, Atlanta Falcons agree to five-year deal

NFL.com (Patra, Kevin) — The Falcons are set to name Dan Quinn their new head coach this week, Ian Rapoport reported Monday. What are the odds Quinn will be able to turn things around in Atlanta?
  • 27 days ago
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Blog Articles

Report: NFL rosters could expand to 55 players

The Falcoholic (Andrew Hirsh) — More football players could be employed in the near future. The size of NFL rosters could soon increase,  according to Mike Florio of NBC Sports. Florio on Sunday reported that the...
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Why did the Falcons cut Massaquoi?

The Falcoholic (Jeanna Thomas) — The Falcons gain little by waiving Jonathan Massaquoi, but based on all we know, the decision makes sense. Fans wanted answers when Jonathan Massaquoi was essentially benched last season....
  • 17 hr 59 min ago

On March 7, the Falcons can enter negotiations with impending free agents

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — Atlanta—and 31 other NFL teams—can negotiate with the agents of impending free agents. Starting on March 7, teams across the NFL can open negotiations with the agents of players who will become...
  • 18 hr 10 min ago

On Vic Beasley's Potential Fit With The Falcons

The Falcoholic (Alec Shirkey) — The Clemson pass rusher could fill a number of roles in Atlanta. Mock draft season is in full swing. Veteran fans will know that these things tend to be cyclical, with several "players of the...
  • 22 hr 10 min ago

With the conversion to a zone blocking scheme, do the Atlanta Falcons plan on using running back Devonta Freeman full-time?

The Falcoholic (James Rael) — Fact: Devonta Freeman's cell phone always has five bars Atlanta Falcons running back Devonta Freeman probably tempered his expectations after he was drafted last year. He was a fourth round...
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What Jonathan Massaquoi's release means for the Falcons

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — Massaquoi's release leaves the Falcons with precious few pass rushers, but that may have already been true. The Atlanta Falcons ' best signed pass rusher, if we were to go purely by number of...
  • 1 day 15 hr ago

Quinn Hopes To Retain Weatherspoon, Team Could Pursue More Linebackers

The Falcoholic (Alec Shirkey) — The former first-round pick's representation is reportedly talking with Falcons brass. The Falcons parted ways with a few talented players yesterday. Lost in all the fracas over who the team...
  • 1 day 18 hr ago

What Justin Blalock's release means for the Falcons

The Falcoholic (Alex Welch) — Blalock's departure was primarily a result of the transition to a new offensive scheme. After spending eight years with the team that drafted him in 2007, Justin Blalock will no longer be...
  • 1 day 18 hr ago

What Harry Douglas's Release Means for the Falcons

The Falcoholic (The DW) — Let's take a look at what his release means for the cap and the future. After seven seasons, and being drafted alongside Matt Ryan in the 2008 class, Harry Douglas ' time with the Falcons ...
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Poll: How do Falcons fans feel about the slate of roster cuts?

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — There are mixed feelings all over the fanbase in regards to the moves. The Falcons cut Steven Jackson last night in what felt like an inevitable move, and today they've parted with Harry...
  • 2 days ago

Atlanta Falcons Release DE Jonathan Massaquoi

The Falcoholic (FalconsM5) — Jonathan Massaquoi struggles to win friends and influence people in Flowery Branch. In a bit of a shocker, the Atlanta Falcons announced they waived young, cheap defensive end Jonathan...
  • 2 days ago

NFL free agency 2015: Atlanta Falcons cap space stands at $34 million

The Falcoholic (James Rael) — Fact: Thomas Dimitroff manages a salary cap like it's his job As of last night, the Atlanta Falcons had almost $32 million in cap space.  That figure included Matt Bryant's new deal. And...
  • 2 days ago

Justin Blalock Released by the Falcons, Saves $3.8 Million Against the Cap

The Falcoholic (FalconsM5) — The career-long Falcon has been released by the team, opening up a big hole at left guard. Justin Blalock was one of the few bright spots of Rich McKay's last draft class, taking hold of the...
  • 2 days ago

What Steven Jackson's release means for the Falcons

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — A closer look at the Falcons' cap space and running back corps without Steven Jackson. The Falcons released Steven Jackson after two years in Atlanta, leaving the running back depth chart...
  • 2 days ago

Harry Douglas released by Falcons, per report

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — The veteran wide receiver had spent his entire seven year career with the Falcons. The Falcons continue to make cuts, and this one ranks as a mild surprise. Falcons release WR Harry Douglas...
  • 2 days ago

Is Josh Wilson worth keeping on the Falcons?

The Falcoholic (Allen Strk) — After a surprisingly productive season in 2014, Josh Wilson may have played his way into another contract with the Falcons. When a team is assembled throughout the off-season, there are clear...
  • 2 days ago
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Report: Falcons To Part Ways With Multiple Players Tomorrow

The Falcoholic (Alec Shirkey) — Atlanta has already cut ties with running back Steven Jackson, and more could be on the way. Coming off consecutive losing seasons and armed with an overhauled coaching staff, many were expecting...
  • 3 days ago

Steven Jackson Cut by the Falcons

The Falcoholic (The DW) — A short stint comes to a close. What many felt was a foregone conclusion has come to pass. Per ESPN's Adam Schefter. Falcons released RB Steven Jackson, per source. — Adam Schefter...
  • 3 days ago
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NFL free agency 2015: Should the Atlanta Falcons sign Hawk, Bush, or Herremans?

The Falcoholic (James Rael) — Fact: AJ Hawk once robbed a bank ... by phone The Atlanta Falcons will certainly keep their options open heading into free agency. Part of that process is scoping out the proverbial scrap heap....
  • 3 days ago

The FalcFans Podcast's first Falcoholic edition lands next week

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — Right before the start of free agency, which is great timing. As we announced last month, we're about to kick off a new epoch in The Falcoholic's long (kind of) and storied (maybe) history....
  • 3 days ago