It's Week 17 and we're still waiting for the Atlanta Falcons' offense to show up. If there ever was a time for Matt Ryan and company to finally play up to their potential, the last day of 2017 would be it. Better late than never, right? On Sunday, the 9-6 Falcons face a win-and-in situation against the 11-4 Panthers. One win. That's all that separates the Falcons from the playoffs, where they'll get a chance to redeem themselves after suffering the most embarrassing collapse in Super Bowl history, and endless Super Bowl hangover jokes.
The assembled scribes in the press box were flabbergasted. Where did you get all that? That question echoed again and again as I hauled my bounty through the press box at Mercedes Benz Stadium 90 minutes before the kickoff of the Florida State-Alabama game on Sept. 2. The question came for two reasons.
Atlanta Falcons coach Dan Quinn said running back Devonta Freeman is going through the concussion protocol and has been ruled out for Sunday's exhibition at the Pittsburgh Steelers. Freeman left Sunday's practice with what initially was believed to be heat-related issues. But after further evaluation, he was put in the protocol.
The Atlanta Falcons and two-time Pro Bowl RB Devonta Freeman have agreed to a five-year contract extension that makes him the NFL's highest-paid running back, NFL Network's Michael Silver reports.
Lots of money is pouring in on both sides of the line
The weeks leading up to the Super Bowl annually provide endless previews for the big game. Microanalysis takes over. Ridiculous prop bets are placed. Parties are planned. The hype is real. Super Bowl 51 between the Patriots and Falcons is no different.
Super Bowl LI could be one of the best title games in league history, with the NFL's top-ranked scoring offense (the Atlanta Falcons) taking on the No. 1 scoring defense (New England Patriots). With two weeks to prepare for the game, coaches are digging into the tape to determine the best way to match up with the opposition.
Going into Sunday’s NFC championship, the Atlanta Falcons — and, by extension, their MVP front-runner QB Matt Ryan — were losing the battle for media attention to Aaron Rodgers and the …
The Atlanta Falcons are headed to their second Super Bowl in franchise history. Matt Ryan threw for 392 yards and four touchdowns in Atlanta's 44-21 win over the Packers.
The Falcons are looking for their first Super Bowl appearance since the 1998 season.
Aaron Rodgers has been as good as any quarterback in the playoffs, but it would be a mistake to downplay how impressive the Matt Ryan-Kyle Shanahan dynamic has been for the Falcons.
Week 15 will come and go without the services of Julio Jones. The Falcons receiver has been ruled out for Atlanta's game against the 49ers because of the sprained toe that kept him out of practice.
The Atlanta Falcons brought in Mohamed Sanu this offseason to help the passing game. Now that he has gotten some experience with his new team, he is really starting to make an impact.
The 2019, 2020 and 2021 Super Bowls were awarded to Atlanta, South Florida and Los Angeles in voting by NFL owners on Tuesday.
When the Atlanta Falcons take the field this preseason, all eyes are going to be on the rookies as they try to adapt to the NFL. As alluring as that is, there is another player that should draw everyone’s attention.
The Atlanta Falcons will have a name for their new $1.5 billion stadium “sooner rather than later,” Rich McKay, the team’s president and CEO, told members of the Cobb Chamber of Commerce Monday.
The Falcons who are set to open the exhibition season against the Tennessee Titans at 7 p.m. on Friday at the Georgia Dome, released their first official depth charter under first-year head coach Dan Quinn. There are a few surprises.
Judy Battista checks in from Atlanta Falcons training camp, where first-time head coach Dan Quinn is infusing the franchise with a fresh bolt of energy -- to the beat of a new soundtrack.
Team owner Arthur Blank wants Julio Jones to be with the Atlanta Falcons his entire career.
The Atlanta Falcons have certainly ruffled some feathers with other teams in the NFL in their 50-year existence as a franchise. Whether it’s a team that the Falcons play twice annually or a team that always seems to get under your skin when you play them, the Atlanta Falcons have formed some formidable rivalries over the years.