Atlanta Sports News and Rumors
yahoo.com Updated Oct 20 (2 days ago)
If the season were to end today, there would be four teams in the playoffs who didn’t make it last season: the Dallas Cowboys, the Atlanta Falcons, the Oakland Raiders and the Buffalo Bills. That’s great news for playoff-starved Bills and Raiders fans a…Share Tweet
ESPN.com Oct 20 (2 days ago)Falcons DE Dwight Freeney's influence still felt at Chargers ParkShare Tweet
Dominique Wilkins Tells Us He ‘Probably’ Should’ve Won The ’88 Dunk Contest Over Michael Jordandimemag.com Oct 20 (2 days ago)Getty Image There haven’t been many basketball players like Dominique Wilkins. The former star for the Atlanta Hawks and 2006 inductee into the Basketball Hall of Fame is one of the greatest dunkers of all-time, an uncanny mix of devastating power and a…Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Oct 20 (3 days ago)Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman absolutely interfered with Falcons receiver Julio Jones on Atlanta’s final offensive play Sunday. However, the flag never came out and Seattle was able to hold on for a 26-24 victory over the Falcons. But if Sherman h…Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Oct 20 (3 days ago)Inside the NFL made a bizarre edit to the final Falcons offensive play in Sunday’s loss at Seattle, removing receiver Julio Jones‘ slap to the head of cornerback Richard Sherman and replacing it with video of Jones getting a free release from the line o…Share Tweet
Falcons release Dashon Goldsonprofootballtalk.com Oct 19 (3 days ago)When the Falcons placed defensive end Derrick Shelby on injured reserve Tuesday, they promoted safety Sharrod Neasman to the active roster. On Wednesday, they made room for a new addition to the defensive line by saying farewell to a safety. Cliff Matth…Share TweetGetty Image Welcome to Hoop Dreams, a season preview unlike any other you’ll read before the 2016-17 season tips off. The premise is simple. We’ll be providing 30 of these fictional forays because it simply stinks that only one team can win the title ea…Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Oct 19 (3 days ago)Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett was upset, after what he thought was a cheap shot by Falcons tackle Jake Mathews. But Falcons coach Dan Quinn defended his blocker, and said Bennett should be accustomed to people going low after what he sees in pr…Share TweetSeattle Seahawks tight end Luke Willson had arthroscopic knee surgery on Tuesday after being injured in Sunday’s 26-24 victory over the Atlanta Falcons. The team announced Willson’s surgery was performed at Seattle Surgery Center by head team physician …Share Tweet
Falcons put defensive end Derrick Shelby on injured reserveThe Falcons lost some defensive depth Tuesday, when they put defensive end Derrick Shelby on injured reserve with an Achilles injury. The team announced that they had promoted safety Sharrod Neasman to fill his spot on the active roster. The Falcons sig…Share TweetBroncos head coach Gary Kubiak got back to work on Monday and said he feels “very good” after taking last week off to deal with the complex migraine condition he was diagnosed with while in the hospital following the team’s Week Five loss to the Falcons…Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Oct 17 (5 days ago)Seahawks Coach Pete Carroll told reporters Monday that tests on defensive end Michael Bennett’s knee showed no real damage and that he expects Bennett to be OK. Bennett was angry, to say the least, after taking a low block on the knee from Falcons tackl…Share TweetESPN.com Oct 17 (5 days ago)Matt Ryan has to maintain elite level of play to keep Falcons on upswingShare Tweet
Julio Jones: I was interfered with, but we’re on to the next oneprofootballtalk.com Oct 17 (5 days ago)Falcons coach Dan Quinn exploded on the sideline late in the fourth quarter of Sunday’s loss to the Seahawks in reaction to the lack of a flag on Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman for interfering with Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones on a fourth down…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.