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ESPN names Atlanta Falcons rookie safety Damontae Kazee one of NFL’s “rising defensive players”

Fact: Damontae Kazee hopes to one day have his picture taken in a Falcons uniform Atlanta Falcons rookie safety Damontae Kazee hasn’t played a single regular season game yet. Heck, he’s greener than grass....

Read 8 hours ago, The Falcoholic, Atlanta Falcons

Falcons preseason talk: Matt Simms or Alek Torgersen

Atlanta has a decision to make for their third quarterback. The Atlanta Falcons have an MVP starting quarterback, and a savvy (if aging) veteran backup in Matt Schaub. Neither of those guys are in any...

Read 11 hours ago, The Falcoholic, Atlanta Falcons

No Super Bowl hangover: 57 players stay after practice to work with coaches

We have been on the lookout for a sign the team is struggling to bounce back from Kyle Shanahan’s inopportune play calling. We haven’t found anything yet. The biggest storyline for the Atlanta Falcons...

Read 13 hours ago, The Falcoholic, Atlanta Falcons

Falcons vs Steelers: 3 Offensive players to watch in Preseason Week 2

The Atlanta Falcons will be squaring off against the Pittsburgh Steelers in Week 2 of the NFL Preseason, so here are three offensive players you must watch. The Atlanta Falcons and Pittsburgh Steelers...

Read 14 hours ago, NFL Spin Zone, Pittsburgh Steelers, Atlanta Falcons

A reminder that right guard looms as the trouble spot for the Falcons line

Wes Schweitzer? Ben Garland? It matters less than how the winner performs. The Falcons had one of the best, and certainly the most durable, offensive lines in football last year. That was integral to...

Read 14 hours ago, The Falcoholic, Atlanta Falcons

ESPN builds the best NFL team under the salary cap, but it only has one Falcon

It’s Deion Jones. If you were going to build the best possible team you could, keep it under the salary cap, and take no more than three players from any one team, what would your squad look like? Bill...

Read 17 hours ago, The Falcoholic, Atlanta Falcons

Saints fan trolls Falcons over SB loss with cleverly calculated tip

A New Orleans Saints fan utilized a cleverly calculated tip to troll the Atlanta Falcons over the team’s historic and heartbreaking loss in Super Bowl LI.The Falcons of course blew a 28-3 third-quarter...

Read 18 hours ago, Yard Barker, Atlanta Falcons, New Orleans Saints

The Falcons will kill your preseason darlings

Bernard Reedy is now a successful mystery writer living somewhere in the Pacific Northwest.  Imagine yourself at Arthur's Café Flowery Branch, sipping on a root bear float, pondering who will be the...

Read 20 hours ago, The Falcoholic, Atlanta Falcons

The Falcons will get a full tour of Mercedes-Benz Stadium one day before it opens

Yes, that’s right, most Falcons haven’t been in the stadium yet. Here’s a crazy thing: The Falcoholic has been inside the new Mercedes-Benz Stadium, which knocked our socks off. Most of the team’s players...

Read 21 hours ago, The Falcoholic, Atlanta Falcons

Alert: Dontari Poe is going to get a chance to score a touchdown this year

Hot diggity! Dontari Poe has been unusually, hilariously productive on offense for a 300-pound plus defensive tackle. He’s scored three times in the last two seasons alone, and he’s joining one of the...

Read 22 hours ago, The Falcoholic, Atlanta Falcons

The Falcons may actually keep an undrafted rookie receiver this year

Let’s talk about the why. This may, at last, be the year that the Falcons keep a rookie wide receiver on the roster. I don’t base this on anything concrete, per se, aside from a growing appreciation...

Read 23 hours ago, The Falcoholic, Atlanta Falcons

Dan Quinn’s trying to make the Falcons an elite tackling team

He and defensive coordinator Marquand Manuel have ambitious plans. Dan Quinn is all about transforming a Falcons defense that has long been a laughingstock into one of the league’s premier units. That...

Read 1 day ago, The Falcoholic, Atlanta Falcons

Falcons looking for more decisive runs from rookie Hill

Falcons looking for more decisive runs from rookie Hill

Falcons rookie running back Brian Hill still adjusting to the speed of the NFL as he tries to win a backup job         

Read 1 day ago, USA Today, Atlanta Falcons

Falcons preseason talk: Which training camp performance will translate to the season?

We have a few candidates in mind. Earlier this morning, we briefly touched on the possibility of Ra’Shede Hageman finally breaking out, albeit in more limited snaps than he’s accustomed to receiving....

Read 1 day ago, The Falcoholic, Atlanta Falcons

Chick-fil-A in Falcons' home closed on Sundays

Chick-fil-A in Falcons' home closed on Sundays

Read 1 day ago, ESPN, Atlanta Falcons

Chick-fil-A in new Falcons stadium will be closed on Sundays

Seven of the Atlanta Falcons’ eight home games at their new stadium this season will be held on Sunday, which means one very important thing for fans at the Mercedes-Benz Dome — there will be only one...

Read 1 day ago, Yard Barker, Atlanta Falcons

The Falcoholic Live: Ep11 - Falcons/Dolphins Recap & Steelers Preview

Join the crew at 8:10pm ET as they break down the Falcons’ first preseason action, look ahead to this week’s match-up with the Steelers, and take your questions throughout the show. Watch the broadcast...

Read 1 day ago, The Falcoholic, Atlanta Falcons, Miami Dolphins, Pittsburgh Steelers

Atlanta Falcons: Moving on from last season’s heartbreak

Atlanta Falcons: Moving on from last season’s heartbreak

Every Atlanta Falcons article written since February 8 starts the same way, so let’s be a little different here and not harp on the Super Bowl. The Falcons were up 28-3. They lost. It was bad. The...

Read 1 day ago, Sportsnaut, Atlanta Falcons

Breaking: Falcons have signed RB Jhurell Pressley

We are learning that Jhurell Pressley has signed a contract with the Atlanta Falcons. Today Pressley along with David Cobb, and Bralon Addison worked out with the Falcons. Pressley spent time with the...

Read 1 day ago, NFL Draft Diamonds, Atlanta Falcons

The Mercedes-Benz Stadium roof is expected to open and close automatically by this fall

We get some more information on the roof. If you’re wondering what’s going on with the roof at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, which has become a punchline at this point, 11Alive sports has the skinny. As you...

Read 1 day ago, The Falcoholic, Atlanta Falcons

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