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The Atlanta Falcons are a professional American football team b...

wikipedia - 07 Jan 2018
The Atlanta Falcons are a professional American football team based in Atlanta. The Falcons compete in the National Football League (NFL) as a member club of the league's National Football Conference (NFC) South division. The Falcons joined the NFL in 1965 as an expansion team, after the NFL offered then-owner Rankin Smith a franchise to keep him from joining the rival American Football League (AFL).
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Atlanta Falcons' 90-man roster analysis: Tight end

MyAJC - 19 Jul 2018
If Falcons tight end Austin Hooper had stayed in school at Stanford and took a redshirt year, he'd just be entering his first year in the NFL. But he came out after his true junior year and was just 21 years old. He had a decent rookie year as a backup ...
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Bernie Parmalee on Falcons' running backs: A group of 'playmakers' - 19 Jul 2018
The Falcons also added Ito Smith to its running backs room. Atlanta drafted Smith in the fourth round of the 2018 draft out of Southern Mississippi. Smith brings the versatility the Falcons like in their backs with the ability to not only bring a ...
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Atlanta Falcons' 90-man roster analysis: Wide receivers

MyAJC - 18 Jul 2018
Editor's note: This is the eighth of a 10-part, position-by-position series analyzing the Falcons' roster before the start of training camp. While four-time Pro Bowl and two-time All-Pro wide receiver Julio Jones elected to stay away from the Falcons ...
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Do the Atlanta Falcons really have a mediocre pass rush?

The Falcoholic - 18 Jul 2018
Atlanta Falcons head coach Dan Quinn promised to revamp the defense before he was hired. I wasn't in the room when he interviewed with Thomas Dimitroff and Arthur Blank. I wasn't there, but I'm certain he made that promise. I'm certain he looked into ...
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Atlanta Falcons' 90-man roster analysis: Running backs

MyAJC - 17 Jul 2018
“Now, we want to make sure that we're really featuring him and Devonta in as many ways as we can,” Falcons coach Dan Quinn said. “So, whether if it's outside or leaving them in the backfield. The amount of catches and touches that we can get for those ...
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Warrick Dunn gets Super Bowl role as Atlanta countdown hits 200 days

Atlanta Journal Constitution - 18 Jul 2018
The countdown to Super Bowl LIII in Atlanta marked a milestone Wednesday – 200 days to go – with an announcement that former Falcons star Warrick Dunn will serve as honorary captain of the large team of volunteers being recruited to help stage the ...
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LOOK: Several players join Matt Ryan for Falcons' passing camp - 16 Jul 2018
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. – Before minicamp broke, Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan confirmed he and around 12 players would be getting together in an undisclosed location to for a passing camp in July like they've done in previous years past. It appears this ...
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The Atlanta Falcons will not trade for Earl Thomas so settle down

The Falcoholic - 17 Jul 2018
It's the offseason, and lets be honest, not much is happening. Outside of Julio Jones and his contract situation, there's no news. We have had a few of the standard offseason comments, like Steve Sarkisian saying how much better this season is going to be.
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Falcons projected to win Atlanta Super Bowl over Chargers

Falcons Wire - 19 Jul 2018
No team has ever managed to make it to the Super Bowl when their city hosts the game. The Minnesota Vikings came close last year but fell to the Philadelphia Eagles in the NFC Championship. This year, the Atlanta Falcons will get their chance and some ...
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Falcons 2018 roster outlook: 5 things to know about the tight ends - 16 Jul 2018
The seven-year veteran should be familiar with the Falcons' scheme after spending last season in San Francisco with former Atlanta offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan. He figures to fill the void left by Levine Toilolo as the Falcons' primary blocking ...
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How Le'Veon Bell's stalled contract extension affects the Falcons

The Falcoholic - 17 Jul 2018
Schefty's speculation here actually works in Atlanta's favor. The Falcons will head up to Pittsburgh in early October for an AFC matchup, and if Bell wasn't on the field, that would make it substantially easier for the team to get a key road win early ...
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Atlanta Falcons' 90-man roster analysis: Quarterbacks

MyAJC - 16 Jul 2018
He's the top paid player in the league because the Falcons valued his steady leadership and winning ways, which include a franchise-record six playoff trips. After becoming the first Falcon named the NFL's most valuable player in 2016, Ryan's stats ...

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