RG3 And Colin Kaepernick - NFL Quarterbacks As Fallen StarsOnce franchise quarterbacks, RG3 and Colin Kaepernick are unwanted by their own teams. Will another NFL team give them a chance?
The 50: Top 10 Super Bowls That Never Lived Up To The HypeThere have been some great Super Bowls in the 49 years of the big event, including last season's thrilling New England win over Seattle in the final minute of the game. On the flip side of the coin, there have been some downright dogs. And when we say dogs, we're putting it kindly. In fact, you could probably say the following 10 games were nothing short of massacres.
Falcon Players Support Quinn's Decision To Kick Late Field GoalAtlanta trailed 17-13 with just under three minutes to play, when it faced a 4th and goal from the San Francisco 2-yard line, and decided to kick a field goal to pull within one, instead of going for the touchdown and possible win.
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...
Carl Dukes: This Is Not On Dan Quinn - Stop It! Just Stop It!THE FALCONS OFFENSE HAS shut down. The 49ers held Falcons running back Devonta Freeman in check. Freeman entered the game leading the league in rushing, but was held to 12 yards on 12 carries. The Falcons averaged 126 yards rushing per game, which ranked eighth in the league, before facing San Francisco... RIDICULOUS!
Fricke: Defending Matt Ryan's MoneyThe time has come for Matt Ryan to earn all the zeroes on the pay stub he sees each week. Ryan's biggest challenge going into the bye week is a challenge of leadership, not of ability. It is time (past, really) for Ryan to take ownership of the offense and make demands of the staff. Yes, demands...
Team Grades: Loss To Lowly, Undermanned 49ers Earns Falcons Low MarksFalcons fly all the way across the country to play in San Francisco's new billion dollar Levi's Stadium, but seemingly left their games in Atlanta, following inexplicable 17-16 loss to 49ers.
Draughn Strike: Falcons Fall To 49ersSAN FRANCISCO -- Quarterback Blaine Gabbert threw for 185 yards and two touchdowns, leading the San Francisco 49ers to a 17-16 victory against the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday at Levi's Stadium...
Falcons Week 9 Injury Report: Rookie Vic Beasley Ruled Questionable For Sunday In San FranciscoFalcons first-round draft pick hasn't missed a game all year, but he did sit out practice and was added to the club's official injury report on Friday.
With Benching Of Kaepernick, Falcons Face Backup QB For Fourth Time This SeasonWhether it's been because the other team's starter was injured or benched, Sunday's game will mark the fourth time in nine games that Atlanta will not play it's opponent's No. 1 quarterback.
After Three Tough Ballgames, Falcons Look To Get Well Against Sinking 49ersNiners were impressive in season-opening win over Minnesota, but have lost six of seven since, and have looked increasingly worse every week.
CBS Sports' Ian Eagle: Seahawks More Desperate Than 49ers For A WinCBS Sports' Ian Eagle took some time to speak on three big games coming up this week including a huge NFC match-up on Thursday Night Football between two desperate teams.