Atlanta Sports News and Rumors
This was supposed to be the season Matt Ryan got the type of protection he needed to be the elite quarterback he's capable of being. Instead, it's become a next-man-up scenario almost every week along the offensive line. The Atlanta Falcons shelved yet …Upvote Share Tweet
Braves' makeover on offense begins with hitting coachMLB.com 14 hours agoThe Braves are continuing to consider Kevin Long, Dave Magadan and other candidates to fill the hitting-coach vacancy that was created when Greg Walker resigned on Sept. 30.Upvote Share Tweet
Lions add Kellen Davisprofootballtalk.com 17 hours agoKellen Davis will continue his NFL career in London. Technically. As the Lions prepare to face the Falcons at Wembley Stadium on Sunday, Detroit has added the veteran tight end to the roster. A pair of tight ends missed Sunday’s win over the Saints. Jos…Upvote Share Tweet
GIF: Andre Drummond Twice Rejects Al Horforddimemag.com Oct 19 (yesterday)Andre Drummond brought the ruckus yesterday against in Atlanta. He had 19 points and 17 rebounds in 38 minutes of action as the Pistons won 104-100. With Al Horford making his return to the court from a pectoral tear, Dre decided to re-introduced himsel…Upvote Share TweetThe Baltimore Ravens showed they can still win games with their defense.Upvote Share Tweet
Ravens rolling the Falcons 20-0 to start the second halfThe Ravens haven’t been good, but the Falcons can’t get out of their own way. The Ravens just went up 20-0 to start the third quarter, thoroughly dominating the Falcons throughout the day. The Falcons gained just 61 yards and four first downs in the fir…Upvote Share TweetEarlier this season, the Falcons were forced to use tight end Levine Toilolo as their right tackle after injuries ate up all of their depth on the offensive line. The Vikings are playing without two of their starting offensive linemen in the first quart…Upvote Share TweetEvery week we’ll bring you all the inactives from the early games in one post, constantly updated with the latest information. So check back often to see the full list as it becomes available. Falcons at Ravens Falcons: WR Harry Douglas Ravens: DE Chris…Upvote Share Tweet
It's a Ryan-Flacco Reunion for Falcons vs Ravensnytimes.com Oct 18 (3 days ago)Joe Flacco and Matt Ryan, the two best quarterbacks to come out of the 2008 draft, see more of each other on the dinner circuit than on the football field.Upvote Share Tweet
Harry Douglas (foot) ruled out againESPN.com Oct 17 (4 days ago)FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- Atlanta Falcons receiver Harry Douglas was ruled out of Sunday's game at Baltimore as he continues to recover from a deep bruise in his left foot. Douglas suffered the injury in a Week 3 win over Tampa Bay and now will miss his fo…Upvote Share Tweet
Jimmy Butler hit a preseason game-winner, so a Bulls announcer compared him to Michael Jordan (Video)With 1.5 seconds remaining and the Chicago Bulls trailing by two, Jimmy Butler lost his defender, and Stacey King lost his mind. It's entirely acceptable to be amped up after watching Butler shed Atlanta Hawks guard John Jenkins (thanks, in part, to a J…Upvote Share Tweet
Steven Jackson mindful of milestones as he nears 11,000 rushing yardsESPN.com Oct 17 (4 days ago)FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- Atlanta Falcons running back Steven Jackson would take a win over any individual accomplishment, but he is mindful of new milestones. With Jackson just 56 yards away from 11,000 rushing yards, he reflected on some of the other mar…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Oct 16 (5 days ago)Ravens special teams coordinator Jerry Rosburg says that as he prepares to face the Falcons and Devin Hester on Sunday, he’s not planning to wave the white flag of surrender and kick high and short or out of bounds to avoid giving Hester a chance to run…Upvote Share TweetFLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- Roddy White didn't make any excuses. Instead, the veteran Atlanta Falcons wide receiver pointed the finger at himself. White knows he hasn't been the same player so far this season. He hasn't gotten into a rhythm. He's had some un…Upvote Share Tweet
Webber's group making play to buy HawksA group led by Chris Webber has expressed interest in buying the Atlanta Hawks.Upvote Share Tweet
Arthur Blank wants Antone Smith to be a Falcon for years to comeAntone Smith's outstanding performance has caught the eye of the most important person in the Atlanta Falcons organization. Team owner Arthur Blank couldn't stop raving about Smith, who has a team-leading five touchdowns while averaging 51 yards per sco…Upvote Share TweetWhen the Atlanta Falcons play at the Baltimore Ravens, it will mark only the second time that the two most accomplished Class of 2008 quarterbacks go head-to-head. The Ravens' Joe Flacco has a Super Bowl ring and the most victories of any quarterback (7…Upvote Share Tweet
Falcons Lose Another LinemanOct 20Eric Allen discusses the injury to Falcons backup center Peter Konz and how difficult it is to make a replacement at that position.
Game Balls: Atlanta at BaltimoreOct 19Ravens reporter Jamison Hensley's game ball goes to pass-rusher Pernell McPhee, who forced a fumble on a sack of Matt Ryan in the red zone. Jonathan Massaquoi gets the honor from Vaughn McClure after his six tackles.
Sunday Blitz: Falcons-Ravens RecapOct 19Jim Basquil and Merril Hodge break down the Ravens' 29-7 win over the Falcons.
Ravens Rout FalconsOct 19Joe Flacco threw for 258 yards and two touchdowns in the Ravens' 29-7 win over the Falcons.
The Week 7 MailbagOct 21Many of you wrote in Monday to ask about the fumble at the end of Rams-Seahawks, the miscue that infuriated Seattle and had a huge effect on the outcome of the game, a 28-26 St. Louis victory. I spoke to the NFL officiating czar, Dean Blandino, on Monda…
Behind the HOF’s New Contributor CommitteeOct 21A little inside football this morning. Tonight in Washington D.C., nine members of the new Pro Football Hall of Fame Contributor Selection Committee will gather at a hotel. On Wednesday, they will meet to select two candidates for the Hall’s Class of 20…
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At 38, Peyton Manning’s Prime is Right NowOct 20In the Denver locker room Sunday night, after his 246th NFL regular-season game, Peyton Manning asked, “Where’s Demaryius?” Wide receiver Demaryius Thomas, someone said, was on his way out to the field to do an interview with NBC. “We gotta get him back…