Jamie Walker: "The Dirty Reaction"-Bye Week EditionAlright, I am calm, composed, and ready to objectively break down our hometown Atlanta Falcons who sputter into the bye week at 6-3. Now at the beginning of the year we would have gladly accepted 6-3 at the bye...
Mitch Evans: Five Thoughts From The Falcons First Loss Of The SeasonWe all knew it was going to happen at some point… there was no way humanly possible the Falcons were going to run the table and go undefeated in 2015. The Birds were bound to lose a game at some point, and… let’s all be honest with each other... are we stunned that the first defeat came in the House of Horrors known as the Louisiana Superdome?
Team Grades: Major 1st Half Miscues Followed By Nearly Defenseless 2nd Half Earn Falcons Low Marks In 1st Loss Of 2015Three turnovers, a blocked punt for a touchdown, and three straight scoring drives allowed in the second half proved too much to overcome, as the Falcons suffered their first loss of the season.
Brees, Watson Help Saints Stun Falcons, 31-21Drew Brees passed for 312 yards, Ben Watson racked up a career-high 127 yards receiving to go with a fourth-down touchdown catch, and the New Orleans Saints handed the Atlanta Falcons their first loss of the season with a 31-21 win on Thursday night...
Injury Report: Durant, Person Ruled Out; Jones Slated To Play Thursday NightNeither player has practiced this week, but WR Julio Jones will give it a shot, when the Falcons travel to the Louisiana Superdome for a Thursday Night Football matchup against the Saints.
Jones, Person, Durant Questionable For Thursday Night Football In New OrleansFalcons hold a light walk-through practice at Flowery Branch to get ready for Thursday Night Football showdown against the rival New Orleans Saints.
CBS Sports' Solomon Wilcots: Saints' Offensive Line Is Deteriorating In Front Of BreesSolomon Wilcots took some time to speak on three big games coming up in week six and who he feels may end up in the Super Bowl.
Falcons Try To Remain Undefeated Against Saints On Thursday Night FootballThe Atlanta Falcons bring their undefeated, 5-0, record into Thursday Night Football in week six against NFC South rival New Orleans Saints.
Opponent Profile: Falcons Face Thursday Night Showdown Against New Orleans Saints5-0 Falcons will head to New Orleans to play the 1-4 Saints, Thursday night, in a matchup of NFC South foes that has become one of the NFL's best blood rivalries.
NFC South: Another Year As The Red-headed Step-children Of The NFC?
Rick James: "Will the favorite in the NFC South please raise your hand?"
Atlanta, New Orleans, Tampa Bay and Miami Bid For 2019 And 2020 Super Bowls