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Falcons Pushing to Get a Deal Done with Running Back Devonta Freeman

Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff and his staff plans to work “full time” on getting a contract extension done with Pro Bowl running back Devonta Freeman, D. Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports. He wouldn’t rule out having a deal done before the first practice on Thursday, but was not overly optimistic. “That’s just […]

The Falcons Should Have Plenty of Firepower Again in Fantasy Football in 2017

The Atlanta Falcons had an amazing 2016 season, with an offense that was as good as any in the NFL, and many fantasy football players took advantage of it. If you look at any Fantasy Football guide for the upcoming season, you will see that once again the Falcons should have plenty of players to […]

Falcons RB Devonta Freeman Says He Has No Intentions of Holding Out in 2017

The good news for Falcons fans is it looks like things will be just fine when it comes to Devonta Freeman coming to camp and not holding out. Freeman gave a quote to ESPN’s Josina Anderson that seems to state that he’ll be more than happy to come to camp and eventually see where things […]

Devonta Freeman Says He Wants to Be ‘Disrespectful’ When it Comes to Running in 2017

Falcons running back Devonta Freeman wants to establish himself as less of a defender-friendly running back in 2017, Conor Orr of NFL.com reports. “Little things like breaking arm tackles,” Freeman told reporters Tuesday when talking about what he needs to improve on. “Running through — I feel like I could get better helping our offensive […]

Falcons Looking to Lighten the Workload of RB Freeman in 2016

Widely respected Falcons running backs coach Bobby Turner hopes to decrease Devonta Freeman’s carries in 2016, D. Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports. “It’s about growth,” Turner told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. “Free had a good year, but I’m expecting even a better year. Well, you’re saying, how can it be better? It can be […]

NFL Week Eight Preview – Tampa Bay vs Atlanta

The Falcons will look to continue their success Sunday as they play host to first overall pick Jameis Winston and the Buccaneers at the Georgia Dome. Atlanta is coming off a game in which they clearly didn’t play their best, but were able to overcome a game Tennessee Titans team 10-7 in Nashville last Sunday. […]

NFL Week Seven Preview – Atlanta at Tennessee

Things for the Tennessee Titans haven’t gone that well since they started the season red hot in their win against the Bucs on opening day, and they would need a major effort Sunday at home against the on fire Falcons to turn things around. Marcus Mariota, the second overall pick in this year’s draft, began […]

Freeman Likely to Remain Falcons’ Feature Running Back

Devonta Freeman is expected to remain the starting running back for the Atlanta Falcons going forward despite the return of rookie Tevin Coleman according to Vaughn McClure of ESPN.com. Freeman’s own rookie year in 2014 was pretty forgettable, as was the Falcons’ entire season, and it appeared that Coleman was the starter entering the 2015 […]

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