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48 min ago | Cincy Jungle
Early into the Week 2 matchup against the Falcons, A.J. Green was declared out due to a ligament strain. Before the game, Marvin Jones and Tyler Eifert were already declared to be out, and will continue to be out for a little while longer.
1 hr ago | ESPN
The Atlanta Falcons appreciate Bosher's ability to have an impact on games, which is why they rewarded him with a contract extension. The Falcons signed Bosher to a five-year extension through 2019, as reported by ESPN's Field Yates.
4 hrs ago | BlogginDirty
The Atlanta Falcons are looking to bounce back this Thursday against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, but in order to do so they will have to do a much better job against the run than they did in week 2. Part of the solution lies within the scheme defensive coordinator Mike Nolan has deployed so much this season. We all know that the NFL is a passing league, however if the defense decides to play 5 defensive backs on the field offensive coordinators will take what you give them and run wild .
In this Sunday Dec. 28, 2008 file photo, Arizona Cardinals Kurt Warner throws against the Seattle Seahawks in the first quarter of an NFL football game in Glendale, Ariz. Super Bowl-winning quarterback Kurt Warner and linebacker Junior Seau are among 15 first-year eligible modern-era candidates nominated for the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
Aug 8, 2013; Atlanta, GA, USA; Cincinnati Bengals running back Giovani Bernard is shoved out of bounds by Atlanta Falcons cornerback Robert Alford during the second quarter at the Georgia Dome. Mandatory Credit: Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports It's often very easy to place blame after a disappointing loss.
Throughout his time in the league, Steve Tasker always was able to rise above what everyone had always thought was the ideal description of a professional football player. They had to have the right weight, be tall enough, and could never be weaker than their opponent.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Atlanta Falcons Georgia Dome - Atlanta, Georgia Thursday, September 18, 2014, 8:25 pm Eastern, TV: CBS, NFL Network Opening Line: Atlanta -5 Current Line: Atlanta -6 1/2 Opening Total: 44 1/2 Current Total: 45 1/2 Opening Money Line: Falcons -270 / Buccaneers +230 Current Money Line: Falcons -290 / Buccaneers +245 The 1-1 Atlanta Falcons host the 0-2 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Thursday in an important early season NFC South clash. The Carolina Panthers lead the division with a 2-0 record and the New Orleans Saints are also 0-2.
Giovani Bernard headed up the field, saw Falcons defensive end Jonathan Massaquoi in his way and did a high-hurdle move to clear him.
Atlanta Falcons tight end Mickey Shuler , tight end Levine Toilolo and fullback Patrick DiMarco walk off the field after an NFL preseason football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars in Jacksonville, Fla., Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. Mickey Shuler, Jr, a seventh-round draft pick of the Minnesota Vikings in 2010, joined his seventh NFL team in five years in when the Jaguars claimed him off waivers from Atlanta on Aug. 31. Before appearing in the Jaguars' first two games this season, he hadn't played in a regular-season NFL game since his rookie year in 2010.
Dec 29, 2013; Foxborough, MA, USA; New England Patriots defensive end Andre Carter reacts after a sack by defensive end Rob Ninkovich against Buffalo Bills quarterback Thad Lewis during the second half at Gillette Stadium. The Patriots defeated the Bills 34-20.0 Mandatory Credit: David Butler II-USA TODAY Sports This was an embarrassing game for the Atlanta Falcons, but it's time to move on.
The Falcons have a longer-than-anticipated injury report heading into this week, but when it comes to Jake Matthews , all we've got is good news. The return of Matthews could be a huge boost for the offensive line, which faced off against a tough Bengals pass rush and largely struggled to contain Carlos Dunlap.
The next 3 weeks will determine where the Falcons stand. Home Thursday against Tampa Bay, and 2 road games against the Giants and Vikings .
QB Matt Ryan hit WR Julio Jones for a 14-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter. The score was Ryan's 157th career touchdown pass and extended his streak of games with at least one touchdown pass to seven.
Sep 7, 2014; Atlanta, GA, USA; New Orleans Saints tight end Jimmy Graham gets tackled by Atlanta Falcons outside linebacker Paul Worrilow after a catch during their game at the Georgia Dome. The Falcons won 37-34 in overtime.
Picked apart and run over. The Falcons defense had a horrid day in just about every way.
Atlanta went up to Cincinnati on Sunday, and the Falcons got schooled by the Bengals on how to be a good NFL team. The Falcons didn't look like a team that was tough, explosive or anything.
Updated: Wed Sep 17, 2014 08:35 am
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