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Former Atlanta Falcons QB Michael Vick gets offensive coordinator gig in new pro football league

Fact: Michael Vick can paint with his toes Former Atlanta Falcons quarterback Michael Vick was one of the NFL’s most electrifying players during his heyday. The football IQ and uncanny athleticism were...

Read 5 hours ago, The Falcoholic, Atlanta Falcons

Falcons pick up 5th-year option on Beasley

Vic Beasley Jr., who led the NFL in sacks in 2016, had his fifth-year option picked up by the Atlanta Falcons on Wednesday.

Read 5 hours ago, ESPN, Atlanta Falcons

Falcons exercise defensive end Vic Beasley’s option

The Falcons have exercised the fifth-year option on defensive end Vic Beasley, according to a team announcement. It was an easy call for Atlanta and GM Thomas Dimitroff told reporters back in February...

Read 7 hours ago, Yard Barker, Atlanta Falcons

Edge rusher Patrick Afriyie’s strong pro day drew interest from Falcons

Now we’ll see if Afriyie, who was born in Atlanta, will end up coming home to the Falcons after the draft. Patrick Afriyie didn’t get a combine invitation, but his pro day performance would have put him...

Read 7 hours ago, The Falcoholic, Atlanta Falcons

DB Tyrin Holloway on the NFL draft and his potential fit with the Falcons

The Falcons have shown interest in Holloway, a versatile defensive back who has the traits Dan Quinn covets. Tyrin Holloway started his college career at Liberty University and finished it at Western...

Read 9 hours ago, The Falcoholic, Atlanta Falcons

Falcons exercise fifth year option on Vic Beasley, keeping him in Atlanta through at least 2019

The gifted pass rusher will be looking to turn in a big season in 2018. Vic Beasley’s career has been an up-and-down one to this point, as he led the NFL in sacks in 2016 after a solid but unspectacular...

Read 11 hours ago, The Falcoholic, Atlanta Falcons

Former NFL star Michael Vick joins Atlanta AAF team as offensive coordinator

Former NFL star Michael Vick joins Atlanta AAF team as offensive coordinator

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Read 12 hours ago, USA Today, Atlanta Falcons

Tracking the NFC South’s draft pick retention rate post-2010

So, how exactly have all the NFC South teams done to keep their draft picks in tow? With the 2018 NFL Draft knocking at the door, the NFC South is about to see a bunch more talent enter in its gates,...

Read 12 hours ago, The Falcoholic, Atlanta Falcons

Report: DT Da’Ron Payne is Atlanta’s top draft target

It’s reported the team is willing to trade up and get him. We might just have an idea of where Atlanta’s head is at heading into this draft cycle. D. Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution...

Read 14 hours ago, The Falcoholic, Atlanta Falcons

Atlanta Falcons 2018 Mock Draft: Version 5.0

My final attempt to forecast the Falcons 2018 Draft. We are now less than a week from the Falcons adding more talent to the Brotherhood. The Falcons have a variety of directions they may possibly go in...

Read 15 hours ago, The Falcoholic, Atlanta Falcons

Atlanta Falcons draft board: Breaking down the team’s interest by athletic profile

When tomorrow rolls around, you’ll need this thorough list of prospects who fit the Dan Quinn mold. Note: If you’d like to follow along with the spreadsheet this article is based on, click here. It’s...

Read 17 hours ago, The Falcoholic, Atlanta Falcons

What are the best and worst-case scenarios for Atlanta in 2018’s draft?

Let’s imagine two different roads Atlanta could go down. The Atlanta Falcons are less than a week away from making draft picks, and lemme tell ya, it’s about time to see what this draft class will be. The...

Read 19 hours ago, The Falcoholic, Atlanta Falcons

Why are the Atlanta Falcons so fond of LSU prospects?

Fact: Deion Jones doesn’t have eyelids The Atlanta Falcons struck gold when they picked Deion Jones with the 52nd pick of the 2016 NFL Draft. The 51 players taken ahead of Jones haven’t gone on to become...

Read 1 day ago, The Falcoholic, Atlanta Falcons

The Atlanta Falcons can’t screw up the first night of the NFL Draft ... right?

Fact: Thomas Dimitroff’s doesn’t own a single pair of matching socks In just under 48 hours, the Atlanta Falcons will make the 26th selection in the 2018 NFL Draft. Barring any last minute shenanigans,...

Read 1 day ago, The Falcoholic, Atlanta Falcons

Join us for The Falcoholic Live’s Draft Party 2018

Join the crew of The Falcoholic Live and the rest of The Falcoholic staff for a live-streamed Draft Party during the first two days of the 2018 NFL Draft. Well folks, the time is almost upon us. The 2018...

Read 1 day ago, The Falcoholic, Atlanta Falcons

Falcons take Boston College’s Matt Ryan with the third overall pick

It’s a high-upside, albeit risky pick. Former New England Patriots’ director of college scouting Thomas Dimitroff made his first major move as newly minted General Manager of the Atlanta Falcons when...

Read 1 day ago, The Falcoholic, Atlanta Falcons

Julio Jones made some social media changes and Twitter thought he was traded

People went from 0 to stupid real quick. In case you missed it, Julio Jones made some of his social media accounts, and reportedly deleted some Atlanta Falcons related pictures. The internet concluded...

Read 1 day ago, The Falcoholic, Atlanta Falcons

The Falcons are re-living the Matt Ryan pick and the 2008 NFL Draft today, and we’ll join them

Here’s what to expect. Believe it or not, today is the anniversary of the 2008 NFL Draft. The Falcons uncovered several pieces that sparked their success from 2008-2012, but none bigger than Matt Ryan....

Read 1 day ago, The Falcoholic, Atlanta Falcons

What the Falcons must accomplish in the 2018 NFL Draft

It’s less about positions and more about sustainably improving the roster. Believe it or not, the 2018 NFL Draft is this week. We’ve waited a long time to see who Atlanta is going to wind up with, and...

Read 1 day ago, The Falcoholic, Atlanta Falcons

2018 NFL Free Agency: Falcons work out CB Will Blackmon

The veteran corner could add some post-draft depth. While we’re in the midst of 2018 NFL Draft pre-hype, the Falcons look to be playing out a “Plan B” scenario should one position in the draft not go...

Read 1 day ago, The Falcoholic, Atlanta Falcons

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