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Opponent Profile: Put Up or Shut Up Time As Falcons Face Bucs Again

This is not just a must-win game for the Falcons. This is a should-win and if the Dirty Birds can’t get it done, it’s safe to assume Smitty will be out the door soon.

11/04/2014

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Despite Terrible First Half, Falcons Still Have A Shot At The Playoffs

If Atlanta was in any other division in the NFL, it would be safe to assume their Playoff chances are zero at best. Fortunately, the terrible NFC South gives the Falcons hope.

10/28/2014

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Team Grades: Falcons Fall Apart In Second Half

Atlanta had the perfect opportunity to salvage their season with an upset victory against Detroit. The key word being “Had.”

10/27/2014

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Smitty Unveils ‘To-Do List’ For Falcons

How do you fix a team that’s lost three straight games? For the Falcons, their head coach has at least pinpointed several parts of the game his team definitely needs to improve if they are to turn the season around.

10/15/2014

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Thomas Dimitroff and Mike Smith Press Conference On Round 1 of 2014 NFL Draft

Opening Statement (Thomas Dimitroff): “It was a long, eventful first round.  Sorry we kept you guys waiting so long, we were busy in a lot of different areas and here we are.  We’re just going […]

92.9 The Game–05/09/2014

ATLANTA, GA - DECEMBER 15: John Abraham #55 and Thomas DeCoud #28 of the Atlanta Falcons lead their teammates onto the field against the Jacksonville Jaguars at the Georgia Dome on December 15, 2011 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Falcons Preseason Hustle Results In Extra Padding In Some Positions

This weeks practices at Flowery Branch saw players who did not practice but are expected to be starting Sunday against the New Orleans Saints, and some backup players who earned a spot through their hard work during the preseason.

09/04/2013

LANDOVER, MD - JANUARY 06: Chris Clemons #91 of the Seattle Seahawks receives attention after being injured on a play against the Washington Redskins during the NFC Wild Card Playoff Game at FedExField on January 6, 2013 in Landover, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Seattle Loses DE Chris Clemons, More Pressure On Falcons

If Atlanta didn’t already have hopes to beat Seattle yesterday, with the announcement of Chris Clemons torn ACL and meniscus, they certainly do now.

01/08/2013

ATLANTA, GA - DECEMBER 30: Tony Gonzalez #88 of the Atlanta Falcons runs with a catch against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at the Georgia Dome on December 30, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Silver Lining For Injured Falcons

With an extra week off before their next game, the Falcons need to remember the positives when a teammate is injured. With Dunta Robinson and John Abraham injured in Week 17, the training staff has good news for Falcons Nation about their return.

01/02/2013

ATLANTA, GA - NOVEMBER 29: Pierre Thomas #23 of the New Orleans Saints is tackled by Sean Weatherspoon #56 and Chris Owens #21 of the Atlanta Falcons at Georgia Dome on November 29, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Falcons Defense Will be Shallow Against Bucs

Specifically, the secondary of Atlanta will be the most shallow. With two starting secondary players, this may be the game where Atlanta seed how deep their defense truly is.

12/29/2012

ATLANTA, GA - DECEMBER 16: Michael Turner #33 of the Atlanta Falcons braces for a tackle by Jacquian Williams #57 and Jayron Hosley #28 of the New York Giants at Georgia Dome on December 16, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Falcons Not Only Blowout Giants In Victory, They Pitch A Shutout

While not exactly avenging last season’s Playoff loss to the Giants, the Falcons showed the NFL that they may actually be as good as their record is. Doubters beware: this Falcons team is dangerous.

12/17/2012

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