Ryan Chucks For 379 Yards, Falcons Defeat Giants 23-20Matt Ryan turned in another brilliant performance in prime time Monday, throwing for 379 yards and completing his final 18 passes to lead the Atlanta Falcons to their second straight victory, 23-20 over the struggling New York Giants.
Giants Want To Break 3-Game Slide At Wounded Falcons ExpenseThe Giants (1-5) will try to end their three-game losing streak when they face the Falcons (2-4) in Monday night's matchup of last-place teams. Atlanta snapped its own three-game skid with last week's win over Tampa Bay.
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.
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.
Falcons: Injuries to Defensive Stars Put Pressure on Matt Ryan and CompanyWill the Atlanta Falcons be able to overcome injuries to Keanu Neal, Ricardo Allen and Deion Jones?
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.
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.
Pittsburgh Steelers AnalysisA look at the Falcons opponent this weekend.
Bengals Will Test Falcons Defense Hard Hit By InjuriesEvery week, it seems, the Atlanta defense has to adjust to another jarring injury.