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: Mistake Prone Falcons Can’t Get Out Of Their Own WayThe Tampa Bay Buccaneers bounced back after blowing a 17-point lead, getting a 31-yard field goal from Connor Barth in overtime to beat the mistake-prone Falcon 23-20 on Sunday. But as a fan I am disappointed! You should be too! This was another bad game for the Falcons who moved the ball up and down the field on the Bucs, but had nothing to show for it most of the day because they played undisciplined football! Matt was bad in the 1st half / Great in the 2nd. The Falcons sustained some injuries, but I will not make excuses for a team we should have beat. Jameis Winston throw for only 177 yards and a TD. But in Overtime “Dukesism” ‘when it matters most’ he played like a guy that had been in this situation numerous times. The story of this game was turnovers. The Falcons turned the ball over 4 times and had a hard time getting out of their own way. They kept themselves from putting points on the board and keeping the Bucs offense off the field with 11 penalties for 124 yards. Terrible!
Team Grades: Bad Loss To Bucs Earns Falcons Bad Marks All AroundDespite gaining nearly 500 yards, the offense committed several bad blunders, and the defense couldn’t stop Tampa in overtime, as Atlanta lost at home for the first time this season.
Turnovers Doom Falcons In OT Loss To BucsThe Tampa Bay Buccaneers bounced back after blowing a 17-point lead, getting a 31-yard field goal from Connor Barth in overtime to beat the mistake-prone Atlanta Falcons 23-20 on Sunday...
Falcons Week 8 Injury Report: WR Hankerson, SS Moore Ruled Out For Sunday Vs. Tampa BayAtlanta finds itself with a relatively healthy squad as it nears the midway point of the season. But the Falcons will be without key players Leonard Hankerson and William Moore when they host the NFC South rival Buccaneers at the Dome on Sunday.
Falcons Return Home For Matchup With NFC South Rival Tampa Bay BuccaneersAtlanta will look to stay hot against Tampa team that features several talented young players on offense, including No. 1 overall pick Jameis Winston, and one of the league's best young defenses.
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