Falcons' Injury List Short, but Two Big Names Listed as QuestionableWhat do you do when two members of your defensive line may not play in the one game that needs to be won to head to the Super Bowl?
Falcons Will Have To Play A Full 60 Minutes Because The 49ers Won't Ever StopThe Atlanta Falcons are only one game away from heading back to the Super Bowl for the first time in a long time. Standing in their way is Colin Kapernick and the surprising San Francisco 49ers that are running on all cylinders.
Falcons Looking Healthy And Confident As NFC Championship Game LoomsThe Atlanta Falcons know that mistakes were made against the Seattle Seahawks last weekend, and that they almost blew an entire fantastic season in just 30 minutes. With the San Francisco 49ers coming to town for the NFC Championship game, the Falcons realize that they will have to be mistake-free in order to head to the Super Bowl.
Atlanta's Keys To Victory For A Repeat Of The '98 Divisional GameThe last time the Atlanta Falcons won consecutive playoff games was when the 1998 14-2 Falcons made it to Super Bowl XXXIII. Their first opponent in the NFC Playoffs? A 49ers team lead by Steve Young and Terrel Owens (before the huge ego).
Seahawks' Offense Offers A Sneak Peak Of 49ersAs bad as the Falcons team was in the fourth quarter, there is a lot to like about Atlanta’s overall performance against the Seahawks.
Falcons Avoid Upset In Thriller, Now Prepare For 49ersIn what was one of the craziest (non-controversial) endings to a football game in recent memory, the Mike Smith era Atlanta Falcons were finally able to win a playoff game. It's wins like this that further nicknaming this team "the Flat-lining Falcons".
Defense Will Decide Winner In Georgia DomeYes, it's cliche but, defense really does win championships. And when it comes to points given up in games, the Falcons and Seahawks are two of the top five stingiest teams in the league this year.
Bye Week Helped Several Key Falcons Get Ready For Divisional Round GameBelieve it or not but with the second round of the NFL Playoffs just a few days away, only eight combined players for both the Falcons and Seahawks were listed on the Wednesday injury report.
Why Atlanta Will Beat SeattleHow can the Atlanta Falcon faithful believe their team will beat the Seattle Seahawks this weekend? Two simple words...
Seattle Loses DE Chris Clemons, More Pressure On FalconsIf Atlanta didn't already have hopes to beat Seattle yesterday, with the announcement of Chris Clemons torn ACL and meniscus, they certainly do now.
The Future Of Atlanta's Offensive CoordinatorWith the end of the NFL regular season, coaches who have failed to live up to expectations often find themselves looking for a new job. So far seven NFL teams need a new head coach. With the recent success of the Falcons, offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter is a candidate for several of those coaching vacancies.
Injury Updates From Smitty When Not Required? That's A Good OneAnyone who has paid attention to Mike Smith during his tenure in Atlanta knows that unless he is under a mandate from the NFL, he's not going to released any injury information. So for those wanting new updates on the players, you'll just have to wait until next week.
Silver Lining For Injured FalconsWith 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.
Falcons Defense Will be Shallow Against BucsSpecifically, 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.
Will Falcons Air It Out Or Work On Run Against Tampa?Everyone knows Atlanta has a great passing attack. Everyone knows Atlanta has a bad rushing attack. With one final regular season game, will Atlanta stick to its status quo or figure out how to fix problems?