Atlanta Sports News and Rumors
Pro Bowler Desmond Trufant getting beat deep will help Falcons in long runESPN.com Updated 14 hours agoPro Bowler Desmond Trufant getting beat deep will help Falcons in long runShare Tweet
Falcons expect Vic Beasley to play this weekprofootballtalk.com 14 hours agoThe Falcons pulled linebacker Vic Beasley from the lineup for last week’s game against the Browns because of a shoulder injury, which brought back some bad memories from his rookie season. Beasley was bothered by a torn labrum while picking up four sack…Share Tweet
Goldschmidt's Game-Ending HR Lifts D'backs Over Braves 9-8nytimes.com 20 hours agoPaul Goldschmidt hit a solo homer in the ninth inning to lift the Arizona Diamondbacks over the Atlanta Braves 9-8 on Monday night.Share Tweet
Chipper Jones calls out Atlanta Braves for bobblehead miscueESPN.com Aug 22 (yesterday)Chipper Jones calls out Atlanta Braves for bobblehead miscueShare Tweet
Peterson's Homer in 10th Sends Braves Past Nationalsnytimes.com Aug 21 (2 days ago)Jace Peterson didn't know if he'd be able stay in the game after catching a ball and slamming into the center-field wall in the third inning.Share Tweet
Peterson's walk-off HR lifts Braves over NatsMLB.com Aug 21 (2 days ago)The Braves rallied for a 7-6 win over the Nationals on Jace Peterson's walk-off home run in the 10th inning on Sunday at Turner Field.Share Tweet
Braves activate Gant to bolster bullpenMLB.com Aug 21 (2 days ago)The Braves activated right-hander John Gant from the disabled list before Sunday's series finale against the Nationals.Share TweetIt looked like the Nationals were in for a long night on Saturday at Turner Field. Right-hander Max Scherzer was having early problems, while Braves rookie Tyrell Jenkins had his way with Washington.Share TweetNationals first baseman Ryan Zimmerman and catcher Jose Lobaton were activated from the 15-day disabled list before Saturday's game against the Braves, while catcher Pedro Severino and right-hander A.J. Cole were optioned to Triple A Syracuse.Share TweetFrom his first Major League game and hit on Wednesday to his first error on Friday, this week has been full of new experiences for Dansby Swanson.Share Tweet
Journeyman kicker Shayne Graham signs up for second stint with Falconsprofootballtalk.com Aug 20 (3 days ago)At some point, journeyman kicker Shayne Graham should really play at least one game for the Buccaneers. Becuase he’s been through the rest of the NFC South, and is about to complete a second lap through the division. The Falcons announced they signed Gr…Share Tweet
Zimmerman's Return Sparks Nationals to 11-9 Win Over Bravesnytimes.com Aug 20 (4 days ago)Ryan Zimmerman homered among his three hits in his return from the disabled list, and the Washington Nationals used an eight-run fourth inning to take control before holding on for an 11-9 win over the Atlanta Braves on Saturday night.Share Tweet
Revere robs homer with phenomenal grabMLB.com Aug 19 (4 days ago)Center fielder Ben Revere has made his share of great catches for the Nationals this season, but the one he made in Friday's 7-6 win over Braves may have topped them all.Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Aug 19 (4 days ago)Falcons punter Matt Bosher had to leave Thursday night’s game against the Browns in the first quarter with a chest injury suffered when he was blocked by Browns linebacker Tank Carder during a punt. Carder was not penalized on the play, but Falcons coac…Share Tweet
Will field be suitable for Falcons-Dolphins game in Orlando?profootballtalk.com Aug 19 (4 days ago)Less than three weeks removed from the cancellation of an NFL game at a venue where an NFL game is played every year, an NFL game will be played in a place where NFL games are never played: Orlando. The Falcons-Dolphins game, relocated ostensibly to com…Share TweetThe Falcons didn’t get what they were hoping for from pass-rusher Vic Beasley last year, but he did play through a shoulder injury. But even though he missed last night’s game with a shoulder injury, the team said it’s not related. According to D. Orlan…Share Tweetnytimes.com Aug 19 (5 days ago)Robert Griffin III gave the Cleveland Browns some hope with a strong home debut.Share TweetRookie Reynaldo Lopez beat the Atlanta Braves five days ago, so he knew they would likely struggle against his fastball again.Share Tweet
Falcons RB Devonta Freeman in midseason form with TD run vs. BrownsESPN.com Aug 18 (5 days ago)Falcons RB Devonta Freeman in midseason form with TD run vs. BrownsShare Tweetprofootballtalk.com Aug 18 (5 days ago)There are many things Browns quarterback Robert Griffin III might struggle with. But he can still throw a nice deep ball. Griffin hit Browns wide receiver Terrelle Pryor for a 50-yard touchdown against the Falcons, finding the converted quarterback stre…Share Tweet
Nationals recall right-hander ColeMLB.com Aug 18 (5 days ago)Right-hander A.J. Cole was scheduled to pitch for Triple-A Syracuse on Friday night against Lehigh Valley. Instead, on Wednesday night, Cole was told to head to Atlanta and meet the Nationals for the four-game series against the Braves.Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Aug 18 (5 days ago)Browns Pro Bowl left tackle Joe Thomas missed practice this week due to a back issue, and the Browns have officially decided to hold Thomas out of their Thursday night preseason game vs. the Falcons. Not surprisingly, the Browns will sit rookie wide rec…Share Tweet
Julio Jones keeps full speed ahead with help from 'Jet Stream'Jul 24ESPN Falcons reporter Vaughn McClure speaks with former two-time Pro Bowl wide receiver Roy "Jet Stream" Green about the advice he's given to Julio Jones to improve his game and what he's learned about Jones as a person.
Matt Ryan looking to rebound from last year's miseryJul 15As the Atlanta Falcons begin training camp, how Matt Ryan bounces back from last year's poor showing will be one of the storylines to monitor.
OBJ tops Riddick's list of top non-QB MVPsJul 13Louis Riddick counts down his top MVPs in the league who don't play at the quarterback position.
Is Beckham better than Julio?Jul 8Max Kellerman and Marcellus Wiley debate whether Odell Beckham should have gripes only being ranked No. 10 and behind Julio Jones on the NFL Top 100 players list.