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NFL Week Eight Preview – Lions vs Falcons In London

While Matt Ryan has been able to dominate the Lions over the course of his career, the Falcons may have huge issues scoring points Sunday in London when the two teams do battle. Detroit (5-2) is surrendering an NFL-low 290.3 yards per game and ranks second in points allowed with 15.0, and the Falcons are […]

Falcons Send LT Sam Baker To IR

The Falcons announced they are placing left tackle Sam Baker on injured reserve. Smith said Baker would have a procedure done this week on his knee, which kept him out of Sunday’s game against Seattle. Lamar Holmes looks to be the player to take Baker’s spot at left tackle for the rest of the year, […]

Falcons Offensive Report: Preseason Week 2 Vs. Cincinnati

While the result wasn’t the one Falcons’ fans were looking for in their team’s nationally televised loss to the Bengals on Thursday, there were noticeable offensive improvements from week one to week two. Against the Ravens last week, Matt Ryan was rock solid, debuting with a touchdown pass and a 155 yard passing performance. Ryan […]

Roster Battles on Offense Take Shape Ahead of Thursday Night Opener

The Atlanta Falcons have released their preseason week 1 depth chart, and while several spots remain up for grabs on offense, Head coach Mike Smith didn’t provide too many surprises. The most unsettled region of the Falcons’ roster is by all accounts the offensive line. Such has been the case for the past couple preseasons, […]

Sam Baker upset about playing guard

Falcons offensive lineman Sam Baker missed four games after undergoing back surgery in October and by the time he returned, he had lost his starting tackle job to journeyman Will Svitek. On Sunday, Baker was used at right guard before being pulled after giving up a sack. D. Orlando Ledbetter reports that Baker isn’t too happy about […]

Falcons at Panthers Thursday Injury Report

Atlanta Out: CB Brent Grimes (knee) Did not participate: CB Kelvin Hayden (toe), LB Stephen Nicholas (quadriceps), T Will Svitek (groin) Limited participation: T Sam Baker (back), WR Harry Douglas (groin), WR Julio Jones (hamstring), RB Michael Turner (groin) Full participation: DE John Abraham (not injury related), DE Ray Edwards (shoulder), TE Tony Gonzalez (not […]

Falcons at Panthers Wednesday Injury Report

Atlanta  Out: CB Brent Grimes (knee) Did not participate: DE John Abraham (not injury related), TE Tony Gonzalez (not injury related), CB Kelvin Hayden (toe), C Todd McClure (not injury related), LB Stephen Nicholas (quadriceps), T Will Svitek (groin), RB Michael Turner (groin) Limited participation: T Sam Baker (back), WR Harry Douglas (groin), DE Ray […]

Falcons at Texans Week 13 Injury Report

Atlanta Out: CB Brent Grimes (knee) Doubtful: CB Kelvin Hayden (toe), LB Stephen Nicholas (quadriceps) Questionable: WR Julio Jones (hamstring), RB Michael Turner (groin) ,DT Vance Walker (groin) Probable: DE John Abraham (not injury related), T Sam Baker (back), TE Tony Gonzalez (not injury related), C Todd McClure (not injury related), CB Dunta Robinson (neck) […]

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