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The right hand laceration Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones suffered at San Diego in Week 3 didn’t prevent him from finishing that game or playing Sunday against Carolina. But the injury has hindered Jones from having the kind of big-play impact expecteShare Tweet
profootballtalk.com Oct 2, 2012The Atlanta Falcons have had four straight winning seasons. They are five wins away from their fifth. But receiver Roddy White realizes that the team that has gone 0-3 in the postseason since 2008 won’t be taken seriously until the Falcons win at leasShare Tweet
Falcons, 4-0 for third time, trying to finish like ‘04 rather than ‘86ajc.com Oct 2, 2012The first time the Falcons ever started a season 4-0 they ended up succumbing to injuries and, perhaps, their own doubts about whether they really were that good. The second time the Falcons were perfect through four games they ended up winning the NFC …Share TweetWith some help from ESPN Stats & Information, let’s take our first look at the Week 5 games involving NFC South teams (and remember, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have a bye): FALCONS AT REDSKINS Atlanta has started 4-0 twice before, in 1986 and 2004. But thShare Tweet
Fans can vote for Matt Ryan as ‘air’ player of weekajc.com Oct 2, 2012Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan is among the nominees for the Fed Ex Air NFL Player of the Week. Fans can choose from among Ryan, Peyton Manning and Tom Brady. Voting is from now until 3 p.m. Friday and can be done here (warning: obnoxiously loud auto-loa…Share Tweet
At N.F.L. Quarter Pole, Matt Ryan Is Most Valuablenytimes.com Oct 2, 2012The Falcons lead the N.F.C. in points scored and have the conference's best record (4-0) despite a less than stellar defense, thanks in large part to Matt Ryan's passing.Share Tweet
Matt Ryan lets the expletives fly, tooprofootballtalk.com Oct 2, 2012During Sunday’s win over the Bills, Patriots quarterback Tom Brady had a message for no one in particular after his touchdown run was upheld via replay review: “F—k you bitches.” As it turns out, Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan had a similar messaShare Tweet
White: 'We just have a different mindset this season'Oct 2Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Roddy White joins Fran Charles to talk about Sunday's thrilling victory over the Carolina Panthers, the mindset of the team, and if there are enough passes to spread around its receiving corps.