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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 […]

Gonzalez Says the 2012 Season Will Be His Last

Tight end Tony Gonzalez announced on an ESPN/Facebook chat that 2012 would be the final season in the future Hall of Famer’s career. Gonzalez, who has made similar declarations in previous off-seasons, was asked how much longer he intends to play, and this was his answer via Jeff Schultz of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. “One year. […]

Potential First Picks For Atlanta

Draft speculation goes on throughout the entire season, but we’re finally getting to the point where mock drafts start to pop up left and right. Most mock drafts only predict the first round right now, but there are some out there that extend into deeper rounds, where we find the Falcons. Atlanta will not have […]

Tony Gonzalez and Falcons Agree on One-Year Extension

Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez signed a one-year extension on Saturday, Jay Glazer of FOXSports.com reports. According to Glazer, the extension is worth $7 million. Gonzalez is earning a $5.75 million base salary in 2011 and was scheduled to become an unrestricted free agent in 2012. The 35-year-old future Hall of Famer has caught 79 […]

Falcons at Colts Friday Injury Report

Atlanta Out: T Sam Baker (back) Probable: DE John Abraham (not injury related), TE Tony Gonzalez (back), WR Julio Jones (hamstring), C Todd McClure (not injury related), CB Christopher Owens (concussion) Indianapolis Out: QB Peyton Manning (neck), T Joe Reitz (knee) Questionable: RB Joseph Addai (knee), LB Pat Angerer (knee), T Anthony Castonzo (ankle), TE […]

Tony Gonzalez Now 2nd in All-Time Career Receptions

Tony Gonzalez is now second on the NFL’s career receptions list. The Atlanta tight end caught five passes Sunday against the Detroit Lions, passing both Cris Carter and Marvin Harrison to take sole possession of second place. He finished the game with 1,104 catches—two more than Harrison and three more than Carter. “Those numbers mean […]

Rock-solid Ryan elevates Falcons over Lions; 23-16

Matt Ryan ran and threw for touchdowns to give the Falcons a double-digit lead in the first half, and they held on to beat the Lions 23-16 on Sunday. On Detroit’s final drive, a pass-interference penalty against Atlanta was overturned because instant replay showed defensive tackle Corey Peters had tipped the ball. Lions quarterback Matthew […]

Falcons at Lions Friday Injury Report

Atlanta Out: CB Chris Owens (concussion) Doubtful: WR Julio Jones (hamstring) Questionable: DE John Abraham (groin), T Sam Baker (back), C Todd McClure (knee), G Garrett Reynolds (ankle) Probable: DT Jonathan Babineaux (knee), TE Tony Gonzalez (elbow), S James Sanders (hamstring), WR Roddy White (knee) Detroit Out:RB Jahvid Best (concussion) Doubtful: WR Rashied Davis (foot), […]

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