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Matt Ryan using a mirror to improve footwork

NFL.com (Patra, Kevin) — Matt Ryan struggled in his first season in Kyle Shanahan's system. The Atlanta Falcons' quarterback is using sessions in front of a mirror to improve in Year 2.
  • 4 days ago

Falcons GM Dimitroff: 'Of course I'm on the hot seat'

NFL.com (Patra, Kevin) — Thomas Dimitroff understands he's on the hot seat, but the Atlanta Falcons GM believes his team can make a leap forward in Dan Quinn's second season as coach.
  • 5 days ago
Blog Articles

NFL cuts: Veteran players on the bubble that the Falcons may be interested in

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — A short list of interesting players for the Falcons to consider. Here's one of the facts of the offseason: Veterans are going to get the axe to make way for shiny new acquisitions and touted...
  • New: 6 hr 3 min ago

Dan Quinn's going to go with his gut on 2-point conversion decisions

The Falcoholic (Jeanna Thomas) — The discussion on two-point conversions is prevalent right now, and Falcons coach Dan Quinn weighed in, also. Some teams are looking toward going for two after touchdowns more regularly next...
  • New: 8 hr 3 min ago

Choosing the worst three Falcons games of all time

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — Atlanta's had plenty of terrible games, sadly. Yesterday, we got the chance to reflect on some of the best games in team history, and it made us all fondly remember why we love this team in the...
  • New: 10 hr 3 min ago

Hey Atlanta Falcons fans, what's the strongest reason you like a particular player?

The Falcoholic (James Rael) — Fact: Matt Ryan is considering a second career in team gymnastics The Atlanta Falcons, like most NFL teams, have a roster that's in a constant state of flux. Think of it this way: fast forward...
  • 17 hr 40 min ago

Falcons offensive 'triplets' are ranked a little better than the defensive ones

The Falcoholic (Jeanna Thomas) — It's not really a surprise. ESPN's Bill Barnwell ranked the offensive 'triplets,' the three players he expects to have the most impact for each team this season, and the Falcons landed in...
  • 23 hr 3 min ago

The Falcons' defense is getting younger, at last

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — It could be a young, dynamic defense for Atlanta in 2016. I forgot to write about this tidbit when Aaron Freeman at FalcFans mentioned in recently, but better later than never. The Falcons '...
  • 1 day 4 hr ago

Falcons fans have purchased close to $200 million in personal seat licenses already

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — That's close to 30,000 accounted for, in case you're wondering how the math works out. We've heard the Falcons stadium is  basically on track, albeit more expensive , and that the...
  • 1 day 8 hr ago

Choosing the three best Falcons games of all time

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — It's not an easy choice, believe it or not. Today, we're kicking off a new series where we'll ask you about the three best/worst games, players, and coaches in team history. Today, we start...
  • 1 day 10 hr ago

ESPN's Bill Barnwell identifies Atlanta's defensive 'triplets,' ranks them 28th in NFL

The Falcoholic (Jeanna Thomas) — Weigh in on the three defensive players you think will have the biggest impact for Atlanta this season. ESPN's Bill Barnwell put together a ranking of the three-man group on each team's defense...
  • 1 day 23 hr ago

ESPN ranks Dan Quinn 23rd in the NFL based on playing career

The Falcoholic (Jeanna Thomas) — Quinn's playing career wrapped up in college. Because it's the offseason and there's very little NFL news to speak of,  ESPN's Kevin Seifert took the time to rank all of the current NFL...
  • 2 days ago

Julio Jones is probably not going to break any more franchise receiving records in 2016

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — He's already a franchise great, but expecting more out of him than we got in 2015 might be asking too much. Over the long haul, it's fair to assume that Julio Jones will someday own every...
  • 2 days ago

What does Keanu Neal have to do to win over Falcons fans in his rookie season?

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — He wasn't the most popular pick, so what will it take? Keanu Neal was a defensible pick at #17, albeit not necessarily a popular one. With so many mock drafts expecting him to land in the...
  • 2 days ago

What is your biggest concern for the Falcons in 2016?

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — With so many apparently feeling more optimistic, we're curious. Generally speaking, it seems like your average Falcons fans is more optimistic about this team's fortunes than they were a short...
  • 2 days ago

Three Falcons game will be uploaded to YouTube in full, and you can vote on which ones go

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — Cool opportunity for avid bird watchers, no? The NFL is taking the pretty unprecedented step of adding a handful of full games to YouTube for each NFL team, and as it just so happens, you can...
  • 3 days ago

Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan working on footwork with a mirror

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — There's a song in here, somewhere. Matt Ryan wasn't doomed by any one thing in 2016, but he was certainly hurt by lackluster footwork. That's been a focus for Ryan all offseason, and...
  • 3 days ago

Mercedes-Benz Stadium is on track for 2017 opening, but it's getting tight

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — The Falcons' new stadium has been a little behind track and way over budget, but everyone's confident it'll still open in June of 2017. You've heard a lot about the budget for the new Falcons ...
  • 3 days ago

Check out the hot topics from OTAs and minicamp on the latest FalcFans podcast

The Falcoholic (Jeanna Thomas) — On the official podcast of The Falcoholic, Aaron Freeman and Allen Strk are joined by yours truly to breakdown OTAs and minicamp. On the latest episode of the FalcFans podcast, the official...
  • 3 days ago

Is Matt Schaub locked in as the backup quarterback for Atlanta?

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — D. Orlando Ledbetter took a lengthy look recently, and the answer is a resounding maybe. When the Falcons signed Matt Schaub , the once and former Atlanta quarterback who the team traded to...
  • 4 days ago

Is this the year Jake Matthews makes the leap?

The Falcoholic (Dave Choate) — The tackle was extremely good in 2015, but is this the year he becomes (in all caps) AN ELITE TACKLE? Jake Matthews was very good in 2015, as expected, but he was arguably overshadowed by...
  • 4 days ago

Nate Burleson thinks Mohamed Sanu will be great

The Falcoholic (Matthew Chambers) — Not everyone is down on Atlanta's newest offensive weapon. When many expected the Falcons to add a speedy wide receiver in the offseason, the team drew a pretty disappointed response when they...
  • 4 days ago