Signs Of Recovery: Falcons' D In 2 Straight WinsThe overall defensive statistics are still ugly, but two straight wins and improved play from fill-in starters combined to leave Falcons coach Dan Quinn upbeat during the team's bye week.
Scoreboard Workout: Bucs-Falcons GameA fan of stingy defenses? You've come to the wrong place.
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."
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.
Steelers Offense Looking For ConsistencyOn paper Pittsburgh's offense looks fine. The problem is the success has come in fits and spurts. Consistency has been elusive.
Sorely Missed: Falcons Injured Defensive PlayersCollapsing in the final moments of games is not helping an injured Atlanta Falcons defense.
Ouch: Falcons' Ricardo Allen Has Torn Achilles, Out For SeasonIn another blow to Atlanta's already injury-ravaged defense, Falcons starting safety Ricardo Allen will miss the remainder of the season with a torn left Achilles tendon.
Highly Offensive: Little Defense Found In Saints' OT Win Over FalconsInjuries hurt Atlanta
Add Julio Jones To Falcons' Long List Of Injured PlayersJoining the Atlanta Falcons' long list of injured players is wide receiver Julio Jones who did not practice due to a calf injury.
Carl Dukes On The Falcons Defense: 'We May Have The Best Young Front Seven'The guys started off by talking about the latest news coming out of Flowery Branch. Carl and Mike also talked about how young the Falcons are on defense...