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Falcons get a little swagger back with tough road win in Seattle

ESPN (blog) - 21 Nov 2017
Reigning MVP Matt Ryan's deep pass to All-Pro wide receiver Julio Jones down the right sideline with 7 minutes, 39 seconds remaining in regulation symbolized just why the Falcons still are a serious threat in the NFC. Ryan perfectly placed the ball ...

Falcons need win to stay close to Saints, Panthers

MyAJC - 17 Dec 2017
“It's another stage where we have to go out there and play Falcons football. We just try to jump off the screen at people.” The Falcons close out with games at the Saints on Dec. 24 and at home against the Panthers on Dec. 31. The game against the ...

While Falcons idle, couple more wild card contenders falter

MyAJC (blog) - 18 Dec 2017
Instead, the 10-4 Saints declared Sunday that if the 8-5 Falcons want the division, they are going to have come into New Orleans in a week and take it. No help forthcoming. Carolina 31, Green Bay 24 – Any fear of Aaron Rodgers undergoing a miracle ...

Falcons win will mean end for Packers' playoff hopes

247Sports - 18 Dec 2017
The Green Bay Packers losing to the Carolina Panthers on Sunday afternoon hurts their playoff chances. However, they are not completely out of the playoff picture. Monday is going to be a big day for the Packers. The Atlanta Falcons take on the Tampa ...

Falcons hope to duplicate last season, finish with scoring frenzy

ESPN (blog) - 14 Dec 2017
Scoring against the Buccaneers wasn't much of a problem a few weeks ago in the Falcons' 34-20 home triumph. They converted two of their three trips to the red zone and Julio Jones had his only multi-touchdown game of the season, exploding for a season ...

Falcons trying to make another late-season playoffs push

MyAJC - 15 Dec 2017
“First of all, we don't even got a spot,” Weatherspoon said of the Falcons (8-5), who trail the Saints (9-4) and Panthers (9-4) in the NFC South. “That what we focus on. We come in here every day like we don't (have) anything. Nobody is going to give ...

Falcons can make their playoff surge with three games remaining

ESPN (blog) - 11 Dec 2017
If the Falcons find a way to close the season with three consecutive wins over Tampa Bay (4-9), New Orleans (9-4) and current No. 5 seed Carolina (9-4), they would earn themselves a division title and home playoff game by sweeping the Saints and ...

Falcons flex their muscles in powering past Peabody icemen

The Salem News - 18 Dec 2017
Sporting new royal blue road uniforms with hints of both grey and white, the Falcons scored twice in the game's first three minutes and never saw a serious challenge mounted against them. Peabody did pick up their play as the game wore on, putting more ...

Lady Cardinals take down undefeated Falcons

Elkin Jonesville Tribune - 17 Dec 2017
EAST BEND — Thursday night's game between the Lady Cardinals and the Lady Falcons brought out the fire and the intensity of both teams. Forbush went into the game with a 5-0 record, while East Wilkes was holding on to a 3-1 overall record. Both teams ...

Juan's World: Saints ground Jets, look to Falcons rematch

FOX 8 News WVUE-TV - 18 Dec 2017
Welcome to Juan's World. As you know, this blog that I do is strictly an opinion piece with a few facts sprinkled in here and there. So with that in mind, I'm of the opinion that the Saints should've been 'expected' to look past the Jets to next week's ...

As ever, Matt Ryan holds Falcons' fate in his right hand

MyAJC (blog) - 15 Dec 2017
An offensive line – here employing the language of faint praise – that has been serviceable. The host of complementary receivers who have gone very quiet. But Ryan owns this last act of 2017. As it should be. Ryan is coming off a Thursday night game ...

The Falcons stayed alive in the NFC despite themselves

Washington Post - 08 Dec 2017
The pass zipped out of Drew Brees's right hand and into the end zone, a dagger through the heart of the Atlanta Falcons' season. If it reached its intended target, the New Orleans Saints would turn a three-point deficit into a four-point lead inside of ...

May the Force be with the Falcons

Keyser Mineral Daily News Tribune - 17 Dec 2017
SHORT GAP- The Frankfort Falcons used the offensive force led by Abby Beeman to destroy their Mineral County rival Keyser 72-40 on Friday night. Frankfort jumped out to an early 16-9 lead as fast break opportunities allowed Abby to score 11 points in ...

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