The Season Of Injuries: Falcons Devonta Freeman Goes On IRIn another major setback for a team that already has lost several key players, Atlanta Falcons running back Devonta Freeman is going on injured reserve.
Falcons Injury Woes Continue: Matt Bryant Likely To Miss Next GameFalcons kicker Matt Bryant is likely to miss the next game against the New York Giants after straining his right hamstring kicking a 57-yard field goal that helped Atlanta snap a three-game losing streak.
Wacky Ball Bounces Falcons Way, Hold Off Bucs 34-29The Falcons (2-4) scored on their first three possessions and held off a wild comeback by Tampa Bay (2-3), avoiding their first 1-5 start since 2007. The Bucs lost their third in a row.
Scoreboard Workout: Bucs-Falcons GameA fan of stingy defenses? You've come to the wrong place.
Bi-Polar: Falcons Have Gone From High Hopes To Major DisappointmentExpected to be one of the NFL's stronger teams, the Falcons are probably the most disappointing through the first five weeks of the season. Stricken by an epidemic of injuries and plagued by a bunch of close losses, Atlanta (1-4) already faces a three-game deficit in the NFC South and essentially has no more room for error.
Quinn's Quest: How To End 3-Game SkidDefensive end Takk McKinley was succinct. "Man, we got our ass kicked. That's pretty much it."
Falcons Disintegrate Late In 41-17 Loss To SteelersSloppy early and overwhelmed late, the Falcons were run over by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the second half of a 41-17 loss on Sunday that dropped Atlanta to 1-4 and left coach Dan Quinn scrambling for answers.
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.