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Video: Falcons Look for Second Straight Road NFC South Win as They Take on Carolina

The Falcons will look for their second straight NFC South win on Sunday, as coming off their big 26-9 win over the Saints, they will battle the 5-4 Panthers on the road.

Here’s a preview from the NFL on Youtube:

Falcons to Play a Home Game in the NFL International Series in 2020

Next season the Falcons will take away one of their home games from the new dome in Atlanta, and instead will play a home game in the NFL International Series.

This will be the second time the Falcons will play a regular-season games outside the U.S. border. On Oct. 26, 2014, Atlanta lost to the Detroit Lions 22-21 in London’s Wembley Stadium.

Who the Falcons will play and the game’s location has yet to be announced. What has been confirmed is the game will count as a home game for the Falcons and they will play a non-division opponent.

Here are the Falcons non-division opponents for 2020

Chicago Bears
Detroit Lions
Denver Broncos
Oakland Raiders
NFC West opponent*

The game should be announced before the rest of the NFL schedule is announced in April of 2020.

Video: Falcons Pound the Saints for Second Win of Season 26-9

The Falcons defense stepped up against their biggest rival and played their best game of the season by far, topping the the Saints 26-9.

Here are the game highlights:

NFL Inactives Week 10: Falcons at Saints

Here’s the inactives for the Falcons at Saints NFC South Showdown:

Falcons:

S Jamal Carter
DE John Cominsky
OT Matt Gono
WR Brandon Powell
OG Wes Schweitzer
DT Deadrin Senat
CB Desmond Trufant

Saints:

TE Dan Arnold
WR Austin Carr
C Nick Easton
DE Carl Granderson
OT Ethan Greenidge
S Saquan Hampton
CB Patrick Robinson

Video: The 1-7 Falcons Look to Take Down the 7-1 Saints in New Orleans

It’s a tale of two teams at the opposite end on Sunday when the 1-7 Falcons take on the 7-1 Saints in New Orleans.

Here’s a preview of the Sunday NFC South showdown from CBS Sports.

Falcons Place RB Ito Smith on IR; Promote OL Sean Harlow to Active Roster

As the Falcons get set for a NFC South showdown with the Saints on Sunday, they were busy on Saturday making some roster moves.

The team announced that they have inked offensive linemen Sean Harlow from the practice squad to the active roster, and have placed second-year running back Ito Smith on injured reserve.

Harlow was a fourth-round draft choice of the Falcons in the 2017 NFL Draft. He has been on the team’s practice squad, and the move comes one day after the Falcons declared reserve offensive lineman Wes Schweitzer out for Sunday’s game due to a concussion.

As for Smith, he was second on the team’s depth chart entering the year, and overall has 106 yards rushing with a score on 22 carries.

He suffered a concussion against the Rams and hasn’t taken the field since. With Smith on IR, you can expect to see more of Brian Hill getting chances on the team’s offense.

Ryan Allen Signed by the Falcons to Take Over the Punting Duties

Ryan Allen, who will be the Falcon’s fifth punter of the season, was signed by the team on Monday, D. Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.

Allen, 29, spent the past six seasons with the Patriots and played in every game from 2013-18. He averaged 45.3 yards per punt over 409 punts with the Patriots.

The Falcons replaced punter Kasey Redfern, who was released last week.

Video: Falcons Fight Back Only to Fall to the Seahawks 27-20 to Drop to 1-7

The Falcons got behind big early, and while they rallied back to make it a game, they still fell short losing to Seattle 27-20 to drop to 1-7 on the year.

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