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.
Falcons Freeman Expected To Play SundayThe Atlanta Falcons running back Devonta Freeman to play in Sunday's game against the Pittsburgh Steelers after missing three games with a sore right knee.
Filling In For The Injured Reserved: Falcons Sign DT Michael BennettThe Atlanta Falcons signed defensive tackle Michael Bennett in a move which could reflect a new injury concern with starter Grady Jarrett.
Quinn: The Sky Is Not FallingCoach Dan Quinn, in his fourth season, has been in this situation before and still led the Falcons to the playoffs.
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.
Highly Offensive: Little Defense Found In Saints' OT Win Over FalconsInjuries hurt Atlanta
3 Down: Falcons Guard Levitre Out For SeasonThe Atlanta Falcons have lost their third player to a major injury in the first two weeks of the season as offensive guard Andy Levitre has a season-ending triceps injury.
Panthers, Falcons Want To Make Early Statement In NFC South The Atlanta Falcons know they can't afford to fall too far behind in the division as they prepare to play the Carolina Panthers on Sunday
Foot Injury Sidelines Pro Bowl LB Deion JonesThe Atlanta Falcons have put linebacker Deion Jones on injured reserve, removing a second 2017 Pro Bowler from the defense in less than a week.
Falcons Still Searching For Elusive Success In Red ZoneThe Atlanta Falcons' offense went to great lengths during the offseason to improve their red zone performance. So much for that after Week 1.
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.