Steelers, Falcons Eye Critical Octobers After September FallsWhen the 2018 NFL schedule was released, Atlanta's journey to Pittsburgh on the first Sunday in October looked like a potential Super Bowl preview. Then September happened and the lofty preseason expectations evaporated, replaced by an unruly and unpredictable reality.
Bengals Will Test Falcons Defense Hard Hit By InjuriesEvery week, it seems, the Atlanta defense has to adjust to another jarring injury.
Falcons’ New Big-Play Threat: RidleyOpposing coaches have a new reason to reconsider making him the third priority in defensive plans against the Atlanta Falcons' passing game.
Falcons WR Ridley Riddles Saints For 3 TDsCalvin Ridley set a Falcons rookie record with three touchdown receptions for a bunch of big plays in the overtime loss
Falcons Survive A Thriller To Beat Panthers 31-24Playing without injured running back Devonta Freeman, the Falcons still had big production on the ground and survived Cam Newton's desperation pass to the end zone as time expired to beat the Panthers 31-24 on Sunday.
NFL Playbook: Falcons vs. Eagles PreviewA look at the Atlanta Falcons / Philadelphia Eagles matchup
Falcons Offensive Coordinator Is Putting Last Year Behind HimOffensive coordinator Steve Sarkisian spent the offseason, training camp and preseason fine-tuning an Atlanta offense that has high expectations in his second year.
Falcons DE Mckinley Pursuing Health, Starting JobTakkarist McKinley should be next in the line of the second-year breakout players on the Atlanta Falcons' defense – if he’s healthy enough to make the next step while moving past another shoulder injury.
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QB Matt Ryan Looks To Reclaim His MVP Form With FalconsQuinn is certainly expecting a more comfortable relationship between Ryan and Sarkisian. For good measure, the Falcons also hired Greg Knapp, a former Atlanta offensive coordinator, to serve as quarterbacks coach.
Falcons WR Julio Jones Is Reporting To Training CampJones, who makes an average of $14.25 million a year, was unhappy with his deal after a flurry of new contracts during the offseason dropped Jones down the list of the NFL's highest-paid receivers.