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Falcons Set to Fire Head Coach Dan Quinn After 0-5 Start to 2020

It sounds like the Dan Quinn era in Atlanta is about to come to an end. Rumors have it the Falcons are set to fire their head coach, and that Jeff Schultz of TheAthletic.com reports that Quinn’s firing has been “all but finalized” to take place in the next 48 hours. Sunday the Falcons got […]

Devonta Freeman’s Future with the Falcons Up in the Air

Devonta Freeman’s future in Atlanta is in doubt, Nick Shook of NFL.com reports. Once a rock-solid marriage, it appears as if the running back’s union with the Falcons may be nearing its end. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Wednesday the Falcons are considering parting ways with Freeman less than halfway through his five-year contract […]

Falcons Working Out a Couple Veteran Safeties Iloka and McDonald

With Keanu Neal lost for the season, the Falcons are bringing in veteran safeties George Iloka and T.J. McDonald for a look today, Mike Garafolo of NFL Network reports citing sources. Iloka (6-foot-4, 225 pounds) is the more experienced of the two. He’s played in 99 career regular season games, mostly with the Bengals. Iloka […]

Should the Falcons trade Tony Gonzalez?

Julio Jones has been placed on IR for the remainder of the season. Steven Jackson has missed three consecutive games with a hamstring injury. And as for the defense … well, we won’t even go there. All of these factors have contributed to an Atlanta Falcons team that is now 1-4, fresh off a beatdown […]

Falcons Reach Out to Former Dolphins LB Crowder

No doubt you can connect the dots — the connections are visible. The Falcons have been in touch with former Miami linebacker Channing Crowder, who plans to make a comeback after sitting out last season, according to D. Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journal Constitution. Crowder, the former North Springs High and Florida standout who prematurely […]

Could the Falcons Have Interest in Plaxico Burress?

Gary Myers of the New York Daily News has heard that the Eagles will eventually be first in line to sign former Giants wide receiver Plaxico Burress, but there’s also speculation the Steelers, Chargers, Falcons and Ravens could also be interested. At the Super Bowl this year, Steelers WR Hines Ward endorsed the return of […]

Veteran Safety Rodney Harrison an Option for the Falcons?

The Boston Globe reports that veteran safety Rodney Harrison could end up with the Falcons. Here is the story: The Falcons decided not to re-sign the 35-year-old Lawyer Milloy after three seasons, and will instead see if 2008 third-round draft choice Thomas DeCloud can seize the job. If DeCloud falters, one down-the-road option the Falcons […]

Smith Loves the Linebackers in the 09 Draft

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that Falcons coach Mike Smith is giddy about linebackers when it comes to the 2009 NFL Draft. Here is the report: Falcons coach Mike Smith talked about the linebackers for USC, who are eligible for the draft. At least two of them could be on the board when the Falcons select […]

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