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Roddy White: Falcons set goal at 30 points per game

NFL.com (Patra, Kevin) — Atlanta Falcons receiver Roddy White believes his team has the firepower to score 30 points per contest. Just a dozen teams have accomplished that feat in the last 10 years. Can the Falcons do it?
  • 5 days ago
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Matt Ryan passes Falcons past Saints in shootout

NFL.com (Wesseling, Chris) — Matt Ryan set a franchise record for passing yards on a big Sunday for the Falcons in a 37-34 overtime win over the New Orleans Saints. Find out what else you need to know from the season opener.
  • 10 days ago
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'Hard Knocks' recap, No. 5: One last shot to impress

NFL.com (Hanzus, Dan) — For fans, the fourth game of the preseason is a necessary evil on the path to games that count. Tuesday's season finale of "Hard Knocks" reminded us how much this game means to fringe players.
  • 15 days ago
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Mike Tice: Falcons' offensive line 'won't be punked'

NFL.com (Sessler, Marc) — The offensive line was far from a strength of the Atlanta Falcons a year ago, but assistant Mike Tice has been encouraged by what he's seen so far. Will Matt Ryan have better protection this year?
  • 16 days ago
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Atlanta Falcons season preview: Shortcomings on D

NFL.com (Sessler, Marc) — With Tony Gonzalez gone, the stars are aligned for Atlanta's Julio Jones to have a huge year. Will a new emphasis on tougher line play help the Falcons bounce back from an embarrassing 2013?
  • 20 days ago
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'Hard Knocks' recap, Episode 4: Under pressure

NFL.com (Rosenthal, Gregg) — Rookie Ra'Shede Hageman has had an easier time shedding NFL blocks than dealing with the tongue-lashings favored by NFL coaches. That and other observations from Tuesday's episode.
  • 22 days ago
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Falcons tackle Mike Johnson out for season with a foot injury

NFL.com (Atlanta Falcons) — The Atlanta Falcons? offensive line suffered another major blow Sunday when the team placed offensive tackle Mike Johnson on season-ending injured reserve.
  • 24 days ago
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Rookie blues: Sankey, Freeman buried on depth chart

NFL.com (Rosenthal, Gregg) — Running backs Bishop Sankey and Devonta Freeman have both struggled during the preseason. Will the rookie backs get playing time once the regular season starts?
  • 25 days ago
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Blog Articles

Prince Shembo Getting More Snaps At Expense of Bartu

The Falcoholic (FalconsM5) — Atlanta is pushing their rookie linebacker into more snaps, and he has rewarded the team with the one of the highest PFF score on the defense. I am not even close to knowing what is going on with...
  • New: 4 hr 38 min ago

NFL Betting Odds: Falcons Favored in Week 3 Contest vs. Buccaneers

The Falcoholic (Andrew Hirsh) — Vegas likes Atlanta's odds this Thursday against Tampa Bay. As of Tuesday evening, Odds Shark -- an official partner of SB Nation -- lists the Falcons as a 6.5 point favorite over the...
  • New: 8 hr 38 min ago

Jake Matthews Probable For Thursday Night Football, Roddy White Questionable

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — The Falcons will be mostly healthy against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, though Roddy White remains a question mark. Good news and somewhat bad news follows, friends. Jake Matthews , Julio Jones...
  • 13 hr 43 min ago

Falcons number nest: Week 2

The Falcoholic (Alex Welch) — The Falcons are off to a 1-1 start for the 25th time in franchise history. Nineteen teams in NFL history have started off 1-1 and made a trip to the Super Bowl. Let's keep it optimistic here. ...
  • 14 hr 38 min ago

Mike Kenn, Bill Fralic, Morten Andersen Nominated For 2015 Pro Football Hall of Fame Class

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — One of the most deserving Falcons may finally be getting his due from Canton, and he could be joined by two other franchise greats. Mike Kenn is an all-time NFL great, not just a Falcons great....
  • 16 hr 38 min ago

Matt Bosher Extension: Falcons Agree To Five-Year Deal With Punter

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — The Falcons' punter signs a five year deal worth $5.95 million in guarantees, with a $2.5 million signing bonus. The Falcons have made an obvious yet intelligent move this morning, locking up...
  • 18 hr 55 min ago

Falcons vs. Buccaneers 2014: Game time, TV schedule, prediction and odds

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — The Atlanta Falcons host the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the Georgia Dome on Thursday, September 18th. Now 1-1, the Atlanta Falcons return home after a scant three days off to host the Tampa Bay...
  • 20 hr 38 min ago

Jason Snelling arrested Tuesday in Gwinett County for driving with a suspended license

The Falcoholic (James Rael) — Fact: Jason Snelling's retirement package didn't include a valid license Retirement isn't easy. Your motorized scooter is breaking left and right. Your proctologist is giving you a hard time. ...
  • 1 day 3 hr ago

Notes from the Locker Room: 9/15 and 9/16

The Falcoholic (Jeanna Thomas) — The Falcons are in the midst of a short week of preparing to take on the Buccaneers this Thursday. What's on players' minds as game day approaches? Sunday's painful loss to the Cincinnati...
  • 1 day 10 hr ago
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Roddy White Injury: Receiver Not Practicing Tuesday With Hamstring Ailment

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — Bad news for the Falcons' passing attack. This is not what any of us wanted to hear just two days before the Buccaneers game. Roddy (hamstring) not practicing today, — vaughn mcclure...
  • 1 day 13 hr ago
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Falcons vs. Buccaneers 2014: Complete Game Coverage & Info

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — All the information you'll need for the Atlanta Falcons vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers game on Thursday, September 18th. The Atlanta Falcons got walloped by the Cincinnati Bengals , and the team is...
  • 1 day 14 hr ago
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Sure, yesterday sucked, but the Falcons and their fanbase should remain optimistic

The Falcoholic (James Rael) — Fact: Matt Ryan eats lots of bread, notwithstanding his gluten intolerance In 2007, the Giants started 0-2. They won the Super Bowl that year. In 2000, the Patriots started 1-3. They won the...
  • 2 days ago
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Jake Matthews Injury: Rookie Tackle Expected To Return To Practice Tuesday

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — The Falcons may welcome Jake Matthews back for Thursday night against the Buccaneers. The Falcons have a longer-than-anticipated injury report heading into this week, but when it comes to ...
  • 2 days ago
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Falcons vs. Bengals: A Tweet Recap

The Falcoholic (Jeanna Thomas) — The Falcons lost to the Bengals and it wasn't pretty. These tweet recaps were initially born of the pain and agony that was watching the Falcons ineptly struggle their way through games last...
  • 2 days ago
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Falcons Rookie Report Card: Week 2 vs. Bengals

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — The rookies are quiet again in Week 2 for the Falcons. We limp into Week 3, but first we have to take one look over our shoulder at Week 2 and oh no we're pillars of salt. No, but seriously,...
  • 2 days ago
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ESPN: Gabe Carimi Could Replace Struggling Lamar Holmes

The Falcoholic (FalconsM5) — With left tackle Jake Matthews hopefully returning sooner rather than later, ESPN's Vaughn McClure suggested that Lamar Holmes could be quickly pushed back to the bench. It seems only a few...
  • 2 days ago
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A Closer Look At Where The Falcons Stand Through Two Weeks

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — The Falcons have won one thrilling game and dropped a stinker against Cincinnati. What can we take from that? A year ago, the Falcons were a lousy football team. In the offseason, this was a...
  • 2 days ago
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Falcons vs. Bengals Recap: A Drubbing On The Road

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — The Atlanta Falcons get their butts kicked on the road against the Cincinnati Bengals. The Falcons went on the road with optimistic feelings after a 37-34 win over the Saints a week ago, and...
  • 2 days ago
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Falcons Fall to Bengals, 24-10: A Recap

The Falcoholic (Andrew Hirsh) — Atlanta was outplayed by Cincinnati from start to finish and fall to 1-1 on the year. Last Sunday, as the Falcons authored an impressive comeback over the Saints , there was a sense of...
  • 3 days ago
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Atlanta Falcons injury update: Julio Jones is probably fine, but Matt Ryan might hurt Lamar Holmes

The Falcoholic (James Rael) — Fact: Lamar Holmes owes Matt Ryan a back rub Well that wasn't fun. But the good news is that the Falcons made it out of that game relatively healthy, notwithstanding all the chippy play in the...
  • 3 days ago
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