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Julio Jones sits out Falcons practice with calf injury

NFL.com (Knoblauch, Austin) — Atlanta Falcons standout wide receiver Julio Jones didn't practice Wednesday because of a calf injury, the team announced. One the season, Jones has 15 catches for 233 yards.
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Injuries: Leonard Fournette set to return to practice

NFL.com (Teope, Herbie) — Leonard Fournette sat out of Sunday's game against the New England Patriots, but the running back is set to return to practice Wednesday for the Jacksonville Jaguars.
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Injuries: Falcons DE Takk McKinley (groin) day to day

NFL.com (Teope, Herbie) — Falcons DE Takk McKinley's status is up in the air for Sunday's game against the Saints, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported. Here are other injuries were tracking Wednesday.
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Falcons place starting LG Andy Levitre (triceps) on IR

NFL.com (Bergman, Jeremy) — Another week, another devastating injury for the Atlanta Falcons, this time on the offensive side of the ball. Starting left guard Andy Levitre was placed on injured reserve Tuesday wiith a torn...
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Falcons RB Devonta Freeman ruled out for Sunday

NFL.com (NFL.com) — Atlanta Falcons running back Devonta Freeman has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Carolina Panthers because of a knee injury, coach Dan Quinn told reporters on Friday.
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Lack of clear proof results in no catch for Julio Jones

NFL.com (Shook, Nick) — According to replay rules, on-field decisions will only be overturned if there is "clear and obvious visual evidence" warranting change. That didn't exist for Al Riveron on Thursday, per Ian...
  • 12 days ago
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Falcons safety Keanu Neal out for season with torn ACL

NFL.com (NFL.com) — The Atlanta Falcons safety suffered a torn ACL during the team's loss to the Philadelphia Eagles on Thursday, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport and NFL Network's Steve Wyche report.
  • 12 days ago
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Devonta Freeman injures knee during loss to Eagles

NFL.com (NFL.com) — Atlanta Falcons running back Devonta Freeman left in the final minutes of the team's 18-12 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles on Thursday after suffering a knee injury.
  • 12 days ago
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Devonta Freeman says he's fine after injury scare

NFL.com (NFL.com) — Atlanta Falcons running back Devonta Freeman left in the final minutes of the team's 18-12 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles on Thursday after suffering a knee injury, but he says he's fine.
  • 12 days ago
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Falcons-Eagles kickoff pushed back due to weather

NFL.com (Bergman, Jeremy) — We'll have to wait a little bit longer for the start of the 2018 NFL season. The Falcons-Eagles Kickoff Game at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia has been delayed due to inclement weather.
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Blog Articles

Ito Smith and Brandon Fusco discuss their first win in Atlanta

The Falcoholic (Kevin Knight) — We spoke with RB Ito Smith and RG Brandon Fusco after Sunday’s victory over the Panthers to hear their thoughts on adjusting to a new team and getting their first wins as Falcons. After Sunday’s...
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If you could take one Saints player and add him to the Falcons, who would it be?

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — Michael Thomas, Alvin Kamara, Cam Jordan, or someone else? The Falcons play the Saints this weekend, and while we’re going to spend most of the run-up hating everything that team stands...
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Falcons vs. Saints odds: Atlanta’s a field goal favorite against the team that barely beat the Browns

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — Will the Falcons win? Vegas thinks they very well might. The Saints and Falcons have not had their ideal starts to the season. Both teams are 1-1, but the Falcons have suffered massive...
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Damontae Kazee slams head-first into a blood sacrifice

The Falcoholic (Matthew Chambers) — Kazee wanted to step up into a starting position, not fall down into a fit of fire and judgment. Thomas Dimitroff sat in his office pouring over game film. There’s always work to be done when...
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Takkarist McKinley injury: Defensive end, Derrick Shelby are day-to-day

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — Dan Quinn says he hopes both can play this weekend, which is a major relief. The Falcons won’t have to start Steven Means after all! That’s the big takeaway from Dan Quinn’s comments on...
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Falcoholinks: All the Falcons news you need for Wednesday, Sept. 19

The Falcoholic (Carter Breazeale) — The injuries continue to mount as the Saints come to town. We’re still reveling in the triumph over the Panthers , but now it’s time to gear up for Sunday’s battle at The Benz against the New...
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Falcons both are and aren’t the team you want them to be

The Falcoholic (Cory Woodroof) — Sunday’s win shows a maddening conflation of what is and isn’t. On Sunday, the Atlanta Falcons you’ve always wanted and have been dreading showed up in equal measure. The team’s 31-24 win...
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What does the loss of Andy Levitre mean for the Falcons?

The Falcoholic (James Rael) — Fact: Andy Levitre has performed seventeen emergency tracheotomies The Falcons announced their decision to put Andy Levitre on injured reserve today. Levitre suffered a sobering,...
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Week three NFL power rankings: the Falcons stand pat after week two victory

The Falcoholic (James Rael) — Fact: Matt Ryan regularly makes onions cry The Atlanta Falcons did their most spirited impression of a complete professional football team during Sunday’s victory over the Carolina Panthers...
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Winners and losers after Week 2 for the Atlanta Falcons

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — The Falcons came, saw, and won. Which players distinguished themselves for good or for ill? With the game firmly in our rearview and a little time before we pivot to hating the Saints in...
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Falcons add guard Zac Kerin after Andy Levitre goes on injured reserve

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — The former Viking, Lion and Giant has started one game in his NFL career, and once backed up Brandon Fusco. The Falcons put Andy Levitre on injured reserve just a short time ago, and they...
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Falcons guard Andy Levitre heading to injured reserve, will miss 2018 season

The Falcoholic (Matthew Chambers) — Levitre will finish his second season in a row on injured reserve thanks to a bad tricep. The Atlanta Falcons have spent the last few seasons uncharacteristically healthy. As most football...
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Falcons vs. Panthers: Hat Tips & Head-Scratchers

The Falcoholic (Carter Breazeale) — There was a lot to love and a bit to loathe, but the Falcons got the job done on Sunday. The Atlanta Falcons enter Week 3 of the NFL season at 1-1, and now look forward to a matchup against...
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Takeaways and happy reactions from Falcoholic staff for the Week 2 win

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — What we learned, what we took away, and what we’re hoping is coming. Here are some of our quick, happy takeaways from Tuesday’s game. Then we turn our baleful gaze to the Saints ...
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Falcons sign former Saints CB Taveze Calhoun to practice squad, waive WR Julian Williams

The Falcoholic (Matthew Chambers) — The Falcons just signed a former Saints defensive back to their practice squad. Unrelated, but they play the Saints on Sunday. Just as the world will never stop spinning, Thomas Dimitroff will...
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The Baker’s Dozen: More Fitzmagic, Saints struggle with Browns, and other takes from Week 2

The Falcoholic (Kevin Knight) — Get caught up on everything noteworthy that happened during Week 2 in the NFL with The Baker’s Dozen. We talk about Fitzmagic claiming its second victim, the Saints nearly losing to the Browns at...
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Is Atlanta Falcons pass rusher Vic Beasley broken, or was he never elite?

The Falcoholic (Matthew Chambers) — Vic Beasley went from top defensive player to forgotten pass rusher so quickly it will make your neck snap. It feels like only yesterday I was gaga (scouting term) over Vic Beasley. Coming out...
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Falcons snap counts for the win against the Panthers

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — What did we learn from the numbers? This week’s snap counts don’t reveal any deep, earth-shaking insights into how the Falcons performed or their future plans for players, but there are still...
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Atlanta Falcons fantasy stud and dud from Week 2

The Falcoholic (Adnan Ikic) — A bounceback performance and a dud by defeault The Falcons bounced back in a big way following last Thursday’s disappointment, with a 31-24 victory over the Carolina Panthers in a key...
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What We Learned: Falcons vs. Panthers

The Falcoholic (EricJRobinson) — Fact: Matt Ryan was discouraged about his speed rating on Madden 19. A key victory by the Falcons in a must-win situation evened the Falcons’ record at 1-1. Here is what we learned...
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