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Matt Ryan, Falcons offense find their touch in win over Panthers

USA TODAY - 17 Sep 2018
Because he took over an offense that set all kinds of records in 2016, any regression like the Falcons experienced in 2017 was going to be pinned on him. It doesn't help that he came from the college game with little NFL pedigree. And there's no doubt ...

Giants, Falcons seek to shore up their weak links - 21 Oct 2018
ATLANTA (AP) — Something has to give when the Atlanta Falcons' porous defense faces the New York Giants' sluggish offense on Monday night. The Falcons rank last in third-down percentage, second-worst in scoring average and third-worst in average ...

NFC South implications for today's Week 7 games

The Falcoholic - 21 Oct 2018
All three NFC South rivals are playing today, with the Falcons sitting comfortably until Monday night's tilt with the Giants. Here's who each one of those teams are playing and what a loss would mean for them, though we're obviously rooting for losses ...

DC Marquand Manuel addresses state of Falcons pass rush

The Falcoholic - 21 Oct 2018
DT Grady Jarrett is always a stalwart interior rusher, and DTs Jack Crawford and Deadrin Senat have also flashed tons of potential this season. DE Brooks Reed is also decent. Other than that, though? It's not great. This week, Falcons DC Marquand ...

Falcons looking for more fumbles

Atlanta Journal Constitution - 19 Oct 2018
When it comes right down to it, the Falcons are not forcing enough fumbles to make themselves happy, which is easy to understand considering they've forced an opponent to put the football on the ground once in seven games. And they didn't recover that ...

Falcons' Austin Hooper: Extra offseason work paying off - 22 Oct 2018
Hooper enters a Monday Night clash with the Giants in the midst of a likely soon-to-be career year, with 30 receptions on 37 targets for 273 yards and two touchdowns through six games. Matt Ryan has a 116.8 passer rating this season when targeting ...

Tavecchio's in town to kick it around

Atlanta Journal Constitution - 20 Oct 2018
Giorgio Tavecchio has been here and done that before, so it's not like he's new as the Falcons kicker except that, well, yeah, he'll be very new as the Falcons kicker in Monday night's game against the Giants because his first time didn't really count ...

Eye On the Atlanta Falcons: Scouting Report - 19 Oct 2018
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – The Giants will try to break a three-game losing streak when they make their first visit to Mercedes-Benz Stadium for a Monday night game against the Atlanta Falcons. Atlanta defeated Tampa Bay last week to improve to 2-4, ...

Falcons have decisions to make at running back for the future

ESPN (blog) - 17 Oct 2018
The Atlanta Falcons figured they had a pretty potent running back combo for the future with two-time Pro Bowler Devonta Freeman and home run hitter Tevin Coleman working in unison. But could Week 5 of the 2018 season have been the last we've seen of ...

Listless Falcons crushed in first game without Jinks

Toledo Blade - 20 Oct 2018
ATHENS, Ohio — Bowling Green's first game since firing coach Mike Jinks began with a bang but ended with a predictable thud. The Falcons' offensive traction early in Saturday's Mid-American Conference game belied what was to come, which was a ...

Cross Country: Falcons finish seventh at Invitational

Jefferson City News Tribune - 21 Oct 2018
BOWLING GREEN, Mo. — The Blair Oaks Falcons took seventh place out of 22 teams Friday in the Bowling Green Invitational. The Falcons, who finished with 216 points, were led by Eric Northweather. He took 25th place out of 183 runners with a time of ...

Fact or Fiction: Predictions for Giants vs. Falcons - 19 Oct 2018
JOHN SCHMEELK: Fact - The Falcons defense is a mess. They are only one of two teams in the National Football League that have allowed multiple opponents to gain more than 500 yards in a game. (The Chiefs are the other.) The Falcons are missing three ...

Jump-starting the Falcons' run attack received extra attention

Atlanta Journal Constitution - 18 Oct 2018
With the extra day to prepare for their “Monday Night Football” game against the New York Giants, the Falcons sounded the alarm for their rushing attack. The Falcons' offense is based on running the ball, but they are averaging only 86 yards per game ...

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