Atlanta Falcons: Three Defensive Players Poised to Break Out in 2018

The Atlanta Falcons defense has been developing into one of the best in the NFL over the last two seasons. Nigel Christianson preview three potential break out players among this young talented group.

Atlanta Falcons: Way too early team predictions

The Atlanta Falcons fell just two games short of going to their second Super Bowl in two years. The Falcons offense spluttered at the worst possible moment as the team fell to the Eagles 15-10. So whilst it may just be May what can...

Devonta Freeman #70 on NFL Top 100

Devonta Freeman ranked 70th on the NFL Top 100 players for 2018. Ben Rolfe takes a look at why he dropped from #41 last year before comparing him to the only other running back revealed on the list so far. Finally he looks at what other running backs and Falcons we may yet see on the list

Matt Ryan Gets A Monster Contract

Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons put pen to paper on a 5-year $150 million contract Thursday. At 33 have the Falcons got it right or will they live to regret this contract.

Atlanta Falcons: Way too early 53-man roster projection

Ben Rolfe takes a look at the possible Atlanta Falcons opening day roster following the NFL draft. He looks at which players may be among the 53 when they travel to Philadelphia to open the season and who needs a good camp to earn their place on the plane.

2018 NFL Draft: Atlanta Falcons Draft Recap

The Atlanta Falcons took little time to surprise in the NFL Draft, taking star Alabama wide receiver Calvin Ridley with the 26th pick. Having a roster as talented as Atlanta’s allowed them the luxury to make picks based on talent rather than need. Entering...

NFL Draft: Atlanta Falcons Day 2 Picks

Ben Rolfe evaluates the Day 2 selections by the Atlanta Falcons in the 2018 NFL draft. He then looks forward to what you might expect the Falcons to do in the final four rounds.

2018 NFL Draft: Falcons Draft Calvin Ridley

The Atlanta Falcons stunned even their own supporters by drafting Calvin Ridley in the first round of the 2018 NFL draft. Nigel Christianson takes a look at what Ridley can offer this offence, whether this pick puts pressure on Steve Sarkisian and what Ridley will need to improve to be one of the best NFL receivers.

2018 Atlanta Falcons Draft Prospect: DT R.J. McIntosh

2018 Atlanta Falcons Draft Profile
Prospect Profile Name: R.J. McIntosh Position: DT School: Miami (FL) Height: 6'4" Weight: 293 pounds Stats Data Courtesy CFB at Sports-Reference.com Draft Comparison Gerald McCoy, DT Tampa Bay Buccaneers Height: 6'4" Weight: 295 pounds Player Overview The biggest dark horse of the 2018 NFL Draft might be R.J. McIntosh. The reason that Miami's defensive MVP has slipped...

Preview the Atlanta Falcons First Three Rounds

Sep 26, 2015; Ann Arbor, MI, USA; Michigan Wolverines defensive tackle Maurice Hurst (73) celebrates a sack of Brigham Young Cougars quarterback Tanner Mangum (not pictured) in the second quarter at Michigan Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports
Which way do the Atlanta Falcons go with their picks in the first three rounds of the 2018 draft? Ben Rolfe gives his opinion on whether wide receiver or defensive tackle is the better pick for the Falcons in the first round as well looking at the possibility of a big talent sliding down the second round.

Atlanta Falcons First Round Draft Choices

The Atlanta Falcons enter the 2018 NFL draft in the nice position of having a good roster. They have minimal holes and do not really need to chase positions. Their one position of need looks have plenty of talent available this year. So what do the Falcons do with pick #26 in the first round?

Assessing the Key Atlanta Falcons Offseason Moves

The Atlanta Falcons did not have many holes entering the 2018 offseason but what holes they did have they have mostly looked to address. Have the pieces they acquired managed to fill the holes and ensure the team remain contenders?

Tommy Nobis, First Player Drafted By Falcons, Dead At Age 74

Tommy Nobis, a five-time Pro Bowl linebacker with the Atlanta Falcons affectionately nicknamed “Mr. Falcon”, died Wednesday at the age of 74 after a long illness. Nobis was born in San Antonio, Texas and played collegiately at the University of Texas (1963-65) where he also...

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