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Julio Jones’ Big Day Helps Falcons Beat Colts 31-7

The Falcons were warned all week not to look past the winless Indianapolis Colts. They saw the Saints lose to the Rams a week ago, and have seen more than their share of upsets this season. They listened, and it stuck. Sunday in Indy, the team took care of business, putting away with ease the […]

Falcons Gab NFL Week 9 Preview – Atlanta at Indianapolis

WHEN THE FALCONS HAVE THE BALL Ryan (1,683 passing yards, 9 TD, 8 INT) had nine interceptions in 16 games a year ago, but is one pick away from matching that mark this season. He has thrown a touchdown pass in six straight games since not having one in a Week 1 loss at Chicago, […]

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 fly past Panthers 31-17

“We’d like to be able to do that every week,” Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan following the team’s 31-17 win over the Panthers on Sunday. It was a call for more balance in the offense – and that call was answered in the Georgia Dome against the NFC South rival Panthers. Behind Michael Turner’s 27-carry, 139-yard, […]

Fast Start Fades as Falcons Fall to 2-3 in 25-14 Loss to Packers

It’s official – the Falcons are in trouble. Sunday night at the Georgia Dome the Falcons looked to make a statement against the team that knocked them out of the postseason last January – the Green Bay Packers. They went up 14-0, but then were unable to do anything after that as they fell to […]

Falcons at Buccaneers Week Three stats

BUCCANEERS 16 FALCONS 13   Team Statistics Atlanta Falcons Tampa Bay Buccaneers First Downs 20 19 Total Yards 325 295 Turnovers 3 1 Time of Possession 24:08 35:52 First Downs 20 19 Passing 18 9 Rushing 2 8 Penalty 0 2 Third Down Efficiency 5-13 4-12 Fourth Down Efficiency 0-1 1-1 Total Net Yards 325 […]

Week Two NFL Preview: Eagles at Falcons

Complimentary of Eagles Gab editor Troy Ballard The Philadelphia Eagles are starting their 2011 NFL season with two straight road games, after the team’s week one win over the St. Louis Rams, and are now heading to Atlanta to throw down with the the Falcons. Philadelphia had a convincing win over the Rams, as the […]

Flawed Falcons Fall; Bruised By Bears 30-12

Humbling defeat: Jay Cutler performed like an MVP candidate, going 22-32 for 312 yards and two touchdowns.  He took his fair share of hits, as usual, and hung in the pocket with poise and toughness – as usual.  Three words for Matt Forte: pay the man!  The Tulane product put on his best Marshall Faulk […]

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