When the defense is celebrating having allowed a touchdown, something has most definitely gone wrong for the offense. In two games last weekend, one college and one pro, the team with the ball scored when it was the last thing it wanted to do. Against a conceding opponent, whose only hope was to take advantage […]
Matt Ryan threw for 281 yards and ran for a touchdown, Younghoe Koo made four field goals and the Atlanta Falcons held on to beat the Carolina Panthers 25-17 on Thursday night to avoid a series season sweep.
Panthers All-Pro running back Christian McCaffrey remained on injured reserve and will miss his sixth straight game against the Falcons on Thursday night because of a high ankle sprain.
There is losing, and there is LOSING. The Atlanta Falcons have mastered the capitalized version. Blown leads, botched onside kicks and, last Sunday, scoring when they shouldn’t have. It’s all added up to a 1-6 record, a coach and general manager fired, and ridicule across America for what is actually one of the NFL’s best […]
Matthew Stafford connected with T.J. Hockenson on an 11-yard touchdown pass as time expired and Matt Prater booted a 48-yard extra point to give Detroit an improbable 23-22 victory over Atlanta on Sunday. The Lions (3-3) won their second in a row — their first winning streak since early in the 2019 season.
ATLANTA (AP) — Heading into his first game as interim head coach, Raheem Morris sought to make the underachieving Atlanta Falcons uncomfortable last week. The ploy, seeking to convince players that nobody’s job is safe, had its intended effect. The Falcons won 40-23 at Minnesota as the team excelled in all three phases. “It helped […]
Julio Jones returned from injury to catch two of Matt Ryan’s four touchdown passes, as the Atlanta Falcons beat the Minnesota Vikings 40-23 on Sunday for their first victory of the season — one week after the firing of head coach Dan Quinn.
The Atlanta Falcons franchise has gone from Super Bowl contenders to total train wreck in just a few short years and it’s not hard to see why.
ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons shut their facility Thursday following one new positive test for COVID-19. The team remains scheduled to play at Minnesota on Sunday. Defensive tackle Marlon Davidson was placed on the COVID-19/reserve list this week, and the addition of a second unidentified person caused the Falcons to act out of caution. […]
Former head coach Dan Quinn was fortunate enough to have generated some success during his Falcons tenure. But the well has run dry, and the team has decided to move in a different direction. Who will replace Quinn for the long haul?