Deion Jones

Will Hobbled Seahawks Defense Contain Falcons in Crucial Monday Night Football Matchup?

<i>Previewing Atlanta Falcons at Seattle Seahawks on</i> Monday Night Football...<p><b>1. How will the Seahawks scheme for a loaded Falcons offense?</b> Coordinator …

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Scouting the Falcons vs Seahawks matchup with 12th Man Rising

ATLANTA, GA - JANUARY 14: Deion Jones<p>Atlanta Falcons will take on the Seattle Seahawks on Monday Night Football. This matchup has playoff …

Sports

Scout’s Notebook: Re-Evaluating The OL Play; Unsung Performances On Defense

FRISCO, Texas – We’ve written a few more of these post-loss breakdowns than we had to last season.

Adrian Clayborn

Refocused: Atlanta Falcons 27, Dallas Cowboys 7

Quarterback Dak Prescott and the Dallas Cowboys looked sharp in the first nine minutes of their game against the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday afternoon …

Football (U.S.)

Falcons vs. Cowboys: Even without Ezekiel Elliott, stopping the run remains key

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- The Falcons (4-4) return to Mercedes-Benz Stadium after a three-game road trip for a big NFC clash with the Dallas</b> …

Ezekiel Elliott

For Atlanta Falcons, Desperation is a Stinky Cologne

ATLANTA, GA - OCTOBER 15: Deion Jones (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)<p>The Falcons may or may not defeat the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday; at this …

NFL

After Further Review: How the Falcons must defend the Cowboys' vaunted run game

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- Since Jason Garrett took over as the Cowboys head coach in 2011, Dallas has consistently been among the top rushing offenses …

Bilal Powell

Scout’s Eye: Falcons’ Young Defenders Are Worth Watching In This Matchup

FRISCO, Texas – Here are the three players for the Atlanta Falcons that concern me the most when it comes to this Week 10 matchup.

Keanu Neal

Cam Newton launches Panthers to victory

CHARLOTTE – Even with all the impossible things<p>Cam Newtonhas done near the goal line in his career, this one didn't seem possible.<p>On third-and-5 from …

Cam Newton

Falcons vs. Panthers: Fascinating Four for Week 9

It took eight games for the Falcons to finally face a divisional opponent. After coping with a bizarre schedule, they travel to Charlotte for a game …

Vic Beasley

Atlanta Falcons: 7-Round mock draft in November

There may still be nine games to play, but it’s never too early to look ahead. Here is a 2018 7-round mock draft for the Atlanta Falcons. Sure, the …

NFL

A look at the Atlanta Falcons vs Carolina Panthers matchup

Atlanta Falcons (4-3) head to Charlotte this week to take on the Carolina Panthers (5-3). The Atlanta Falcons are coming off of a tough 25-20 win …

NFL

Falcons 'team defense' steps up at the right time to earn big road win vs. Jets

Going on the road in dreadful conditions, the Falcons leaned on their defense to come away with a 25-20 victory over the New York Jets.

Bilal Powell

Breaking down Eric Reid's skill set as he transitions to linebacker

Oct 28,2017<p>The 49ers decided to transition safety Eric Reid to linebacker full time. He’s not a gadget player moving into the box in dime packages. He’s practicing with the linebackers and learning the position in meeting rooms.<p>Fortunately, there’s a growing trend in the NFL that suggest Reid could …

San Francisco 49ers

Atlanta Falcons vs. Jets: Week 8 injury report

The Atlanta Falcons will face off with the New York Jets on Sunday, Oct. 29 in NFL Week 8. Here is the latest on their injury front for that game. …

Sports

Dan Quinn coming 'home' when Falcons face Jets at MetLife

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — This road game has the feel of a homecoming for Dan Quinn.<p>The Atlanta Falcons coach grew up about 5 miles away from where the New York Jets' training facility stands.<p>And the Jersey boy spent plenty of afternoons as a fan at the Meadowlands, the site of the stadium where …

New England

Jets admit a truth while praising the Falcons’ scary ‘offense’

The Jets must be watching different film.<p>Though the Falcons have dropped from last season’s highest-scoring offense (33.8 points) to the 16th-ranked …

Todd Bowles

Injury report: Coleman (knee), Deion Jones (ankle) limited in practice

Falcons running back Tevin Coleman was limited in practice with a knee injury on Wednesday, accordin...

They brought their 'A' game

Each week,we put together this report card based on a variety of inputs. There's our takeaways upon viewing the previous weekend's game live. There's …

New England

Run game finally shows some production for Patriots

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The New England Patriots turned a corner in capturing their third straight victory on Sunday night, this time taming the Atlanta Falcons in a dominating 23-7 win.<p>The biggest leap forward for the Patriots, though, was probably made in the run game, which helped them control …

New England

Sunday Night Football betting preview: Falcons at Patriots

<i>Covers.com is the biggest and best source for sports betting information, providing unrivaled and original content sports bettors cannot live without.</i><p>…

New England

Super Bowl rematch, a QB fighting for job: 6 NFL things to watch

Volatility was the name of Week 6 in the NFL, with upsets, surprise results and crushing injuries — lowlighted by the Packers’ loss of quarterback …

C. J. Beathard

Steelers' Mitchell fined $57,735 for 2 hits vs. Chiefs

NEW YORK — Pittsburgh safety Mike Mitchell was fined $57,735 by the NFL on Friday for two hits he made in the Steelers' win over Kansas City last …

Boston

Falcons' Sanu, Upshaw to play against Patriots

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. — After being limited by injuries in practice earlier in the week, Falcons wide receiver Mohamed Sanu and defensive end Courtney …

Mohamed Sanu

“The Greatest Homecoming on Earth” at NC A&T

North Carolina A&T State University does homecoming like no other college. It’s not so much an event as it is a happening. Yes, there’s a football …

North Carolina

Longtime NFL Films analyst sees decline in Tom Brady's accuracy, timing of Patriots passing game

Tom Brady is on pace for the second 5,000-yard season of his illustrious career, but the Patriots offense has, at times, appeared disjointed …

New England

Stephon Gilmore injury news: New England Patriots CB misses second straight practice

New England Patriots cornerback Stephon Gilmore missed his second straight practice on Thursday due to a concussion. Watch videoFOXBOROUGH -- New …

New England Patriots

Bills McCoy eager to find his legs and end zone versus Bucs

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — LeSean McCoy can't recall ever taking this long to find the end zone.<p>It didn't happen during his previous eight NFL seasons. And not in college at Pittsburgh, where he scored 36 times in 25 games.<p>"Never. Even Little League," the Bills running back said as Buffalo (3-2) …

Sports

Each NFL team’s best defensive player so far

Aug 31, 2017; Charlotte, NC, USA; Carolina Panthers defensive end Julius Peppers (90) during the final pre-season game against the Pittsburgh …

NFL

2017 PFFELO NFL Power Rankings - Week 7

Week 6 of the NFL season has officially closed, and with it, our weekly PFFELO rankings, looking ahead to Week 7. Like all ELO systems, PFFELO is an …

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