NFC South

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Key NFL Draft Picks To Fill NFC South Offensive, Defensive Holes

The 2013 NFL Draft will take place this week, so let’s take a look at which holes each team in the NFC South needs to fill to have a successful draft.

04/22/2013

Falcons vs Saints

Knox Bardeen, Bleacher Report: “My 1st Impression Was Wow” On The Falcons Schedule

NFL schedules have been released and we analyze the Falcon’s along with the rest of the NFC South with Knox Bardeen, who covers the division for Bleacher Report. . . .

92.9 The Game–04/18/2013

ATLANTA, GA - JANUARY 20: Quarterback Matt Ryan #2 of the Atlanta Falcons calls out from under center in the first quarter while taking on the San Francisco 49ers in the NFC Championship game at the Georgia Dome on January 20, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Final Thoughts On The 2012 Atlanta Falcons

It’s tough to consider a team that finished the regular season 13-3 as not having lived up to expectations. Some would say that since Atlanta finally won a post season game for the first time in nearly a decade, the season was a success. Others would argue that because of the way Atlanta finished the season, it should be considered a disappointment.

01/22/2013

SEATTLE - OCTOBER 30: A cheerleader preforms during the game between the Seattle Seahawks and the Cincinnati Bengals on October 30, 2011 at Century Link Field in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

Falcons Fans: Who to Root For in Wildcard Weekend

It may not be simple, but it’s straightforward: a Viking win over the Packers means Atlanta hosts Adrian Peterson and company. A win by the Packers and Atlanta will face whoever wins the Sunday match-up of the Redskins and Seahawks. But which of these three teams gives the Falcons the best chance to win? Read more to find out.

01/05/2013

ATLANTA, GA - NOVEMBER 29: Tony Gonzalez #88 of the Atlanta Falcons reacts after scoring a touchdown against the New Orleans Saints at Georgia Dome on November 29, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

The Falcons’ X-Factor For Super Bowl Success

In any competition, there’s always an unknown, an X-Factor that people didn’t count on. For the Falcons, with nearly the same lineups as the 2011 squad, how did they improve from 10-6 to 13-3 this season? What was their X-Factor?

01/01/2013

ATLANTA, GA - DECEMBER 30: John Abraham #55 of the Atlanta Falcons is injured during the game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at the Georgia Dome on December 30, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Muscle Hamster Runs Over Falcons, Abraham And Robinson Injured

Finishing the regular season 3-3 against the NFC South, expect a lot of questions for the next two weeks about the Falcons still being a one-and-done Playoff team or if they will finally get over the hump.

12/31/2012

Aloha Stadium during the Ohana Day AFC practice for the 2007 Pro Bowl at Aloha Stadium, Honolulu, Hawaii on February 9, 2007. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Three Atlanta Falcons To Play In Pro Bowl

The last time the Falcons had a 13-3 season, they sent nine players to the Pro Bowl. Even though Atlanta could end up with a better record than that, it isn’t showing up as far as Pro Bowl selections.

12/27/2012

CHARLOTTE, NC - OCTOBER 21: Greg Hardy #76 of the Carolina Panthers during their game at Bank of America Stadium on October 21, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Hello Kitty This: Newton Dismantles Falcons

The Atlanta Falcons were simply outplayed in every facet of the game against the Carolina Panthers. The only good thing about this game is that Atlanta still has four weeks before the Playoffs begin to fix the problem’s this team still has.

12/10/2012

ATLANTA, GA - SEPTEMBER 30: Steve Smith #89 of the Carolina Panthers is tackled by Asante Samuel #22 of the Atlanta Falcons at the Georgia Dome on September 30, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Falcons Make Use Of Extra Days, Prepare For Round Two Against Carolina

It’s a tradeoff: on one hand you have just three days to prepare for a game on Thursday, but on the other hand once that game is over, you have ten days to prepare for the next one. Will Atlanta make use of the extra days of rest and preparation?

12/06/2012

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