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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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Falcons hire Greg Knapp as quarterbacks coach (blog) - 22 Jan 2018
Knapp comes to Atlanta after serving as the Denver Broncos quarterbacks coach from 2013 to 2016. He will replace Bush Hamdan, who left after the season to be the offensive coordinator at the University of Washington. This will be Knapp's second stint ...
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Vikings' loss opens path for Falcons to make Super Bowl history

ESPN (blog) - 22 Jan 2018
Super Bowl LIII in February of 2019 is set for Atlanta's newly-opened $1.5 billion Mercedes-Benz Stadium. The Falcons, who lost to the Patriots in Super Bowl LI in Houston, hope to make another run after Eagles beat them in this year's divisional round ...
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Falcons say extension for QB Matt Ryan is top priority

ESPN - 18 Jan 2018
The Falcons will focus on a contract extension for QB Matt Ryan. Rich Schultz/Getty Images. Ryan, the third overall pick in the 2008 NFL draft, signed a five-year, $103.75 million extension in July 2013 that included $59 million guaranteed. He is ...
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Falcons coach Dan Quinn says Steve Sarkisian staying as OC

ESPN - 18 Jan 2018
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- Atlanta Falcons coach Dan Quinn made clear he backs Steve Sarkisian as offensive coordinator going into the 2018 season despite the team's drop-off in offensive production. Although there was outside speculation regarding ...
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Atlanta Falcons Should Target Jimmy Graham

Atlanta All Day - 21 Jan 2018
The Atlanta Falcons season is over and their focus is shifted to the draft and new contracts for current players and possible free agents. One perfect free agent pick would be tight-end Jimmy Graham. The Atlanta Falcons adding Jimmy Graham to an ...
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Greg Knapp to be named Falcons' QB coach

MyAJC - 21 Jan 2018
Jedd Fisch, Ken Dorsey and Darrell Bevell also were considered for the position to replace Bush Hamdan, who left to become the offensive coordinator at the University of Washington. Falcons coach Dan Quinn said last week that starting quarterback Matt ...
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Position-by-position analysis of Falcons' 2017 offense

MyAJC - 19 Jan 2018
The Falcons fell off drastically inside the opposition's 20-yard line, the so-called red zone. They were 64.5 percent in 2016, which ranked eighth in the NFL. Under Sarkisian, they were 49.1 and ranked 23rd. “Where we need the most work is going to be ...
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Falcons offense takes step back in follow-up to Super Bowl

ESPN (blog) - 14 Jan 2018
The Atlanta Falcons ended the season with a 10-6 record in the regular season and with a 15-10 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles in an NFC divisional playoff game Saturday. Here's a recap of the season and what's next: Season grade: Average. That's the ...

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