This is the November 9, 2012 news archive. View today's Falcons rumors and news.

Atlanta Falcons News and Rumors

Week 10 injury report roundup

Week 10 injury report roundup

profootballtalk.com Updated Nov 9, 2012
Now that high school football season has ended, I no longer have an easy excuse for weaseling out of the weekly injury report roundup. So I guess I’ll do it again. When does high school basketball season start? Falcons at Saints Linebacker Sean Weathers
Upvote Share Tweet
  • Sproles, Strief out for Saints against Falcons

    Sproles, Strief out for Saints against Falcons

    profootballtalk.com Nov 9, 2012
    The Saints will be without four players, including running back Darren Sproles and right tackle Zach Strief, when they face the Falcons Sunday. Defensive end Junior Galette (ankle) and wide receiver Courtney Roby (shoulder) also have been ruled out, acc…
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Accorsi to help Panthers find general manager

    Accorsi to help Panthers find general manager

    CNNSI.com Nov 9, 2012
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- The Panthers have announced that Ernie Accorsi will serve as a consultant during their search for a new general manager.
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Film of the NFC South chat

    Film of the NFC South chat

    ESPN.com Nov 9, 2012
    Let’s take a team-by-team look at the highlights from Friday’s NFC South chat: ATLANTA FALCONS Will Mayfield (Dahlonega, GA): Pat, what would it take for the Falcons to get some respect? Ryan is an MVP candidate and the Falcons are the ONLY unbeaten t
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Final Word: NFC South

    Final Word: NFC South

    ESPN.com Nov 9, 2012
    Five nuggets of knowledge about the Week 10 games: King of the NFC South: The Atlanta Falcons are running away with the division. But the title doesn’t officially belong to them yet. The Saints won last season’s division title and they’ve won a lot
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Matt Ryan named midseason MVP by Sporting News

    Matt Ryan named midseason MVP by Sporting News

    ajc.com Nov 9, 2012
    tlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan leaves the field after leading his team to a 30-17 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles in an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Mel Evans) FLOWERY BRANCH - Falcons quarterback Matt
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Saints streak of being home favorites ends this week

    Saints streak of being home favorites ends this week

    profootballtalk.com Nov 9, 2012
    This has been a season unlike any other for the Saints. So it makes sense they’re seeing betting lines unlike any other. According to Jeff Duncan of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, the Falcons are a 2 1/2-point favorite Sunday. That means the Saints are
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Atlanta Falcons: Clabo leading Pro Bowl voting campaign for McC…

    Atlanta Falcons: Clabo leading Pro Bowl voting campaign for McClure

    ajc.com Nov 9, 2012
    Here's the image that Tyson Clabo is tweeting out to his followers. He wants them to help vote Todd McClure into the Pro Bowl. FLOWERY BRANCH - Falcons right tackle Tyson Clabo is using Twitter to help get out the Pro Bowl vote for center Todd McClure.
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Week 10 Matchups: Plenty of Options for the Falcons

    Week 10 Matchups: Plenty of Options for the Falcons

    nytimes.com Nov 9, 2012
    The Saints may struggle to stop the Falcons' passing offense, which has become very dangerous as Matt Ryan has developed into a top-tier quarterback.
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Video - NFL Live Week 10 Picks 04:43

    NFL Live Week 10 Picks

    Nov 9
    Trey Wingo, Mark Schlereth, and Tedy Bruschi make their picks for Sunday's key matchups.
  • Video - 'Playbook': Atlanta Falcons vs. New Orleans Saints 03:45

    'Playbook': Atlanta Falcons vs. New Orleans Saints

    Nov 9
    Which offense will outshine the other in Sunday's NFC South showdown? The "Playbook" crew explains why one team's offensive line could be the difference in the game.
  • Video - Atlanta Falcons WR Roddy White rollin' in the win column 04:34

    Atlanta Falcons WR Roddy White rollin' in the win column

    Nov 9
    Atlanta Falcons WR Roddy White stops by to talk about the possibility of his team going undefeated, the impressive season of QB Matt Ryan and S Thomas DeCoud's public service announcement.
  • Video - Can New Orleans Saints upset the Atlanta Falcons? 01:59

    Can New Orleans Saints upset the Atlanta Falcons?

    Nov 9
    Will New Orleans be able to hand Atlanta its first loss of the season? Charlie Casserly and Willie McGinest explain what the Saints have to do in order to pull off the upset.

Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Players adjusting to good, bad of Thursday night schedule

    Nov 9
    If this were a typical season in the era of the NFL Network's Thursday night football package, the addition of the extra prime time game to the league's national TV schedule only would have started last night, with the arrival of Week 10. In its earlies…
  • Peter King: Bears-Texans showdown likely to turn on a big defensive play

    Nov 9
    The Texans bat passes down -- 25 of them this season. The Bears force fumbles -- 21 of them this year. You think a defense-fest can't be fun? Watch Sunday night when the Texans (7-1) travel to Soldier Field to face the similarly 7-1 Bears.
  • Clayton mailbag: Scramble for QBs costing coaches

    Nov 9
    The scramble for franchise quarterbacks is costing coaches their jobs, writes John Clayton.
  • The Mike Brown era ends in L.A., but the Week 10 picks must go on

    Nov 9
    A moment of silence for the ex-Lakers coach before getting to the Week 10 picks.