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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...

Hidden Gem of the Atlanta Falcons Defense

De'Vondre Campbell has not been shy about the Falcons being a top-five defense "I think last year was just a glimpse of how good we could really be.."

Atlanta Falcons not planning to renegotiate Julio Jones’ contract

When Julio Jones decided to miss mandatory minicamp back in June it became clear the Falcons had a big decision to make. Jones made the decision to skip the minicamp hoping to force the Falcons into renegotiating his contract. At the time I wrote...

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.

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.

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?

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...

Falcons Sign Veteran Safety Ron Parker

The Atlanta Falcons have put pen to paper on the signing of veteran safety Ron Parker. Nigel Christianson takes a look at what signing means for the Falcons

Atlanta Falcons: Key Games to Watch

Nov 26, 2017; Atlanta, GA, USA; Atlanta Falcons tight end Austin Hooper (81) runs against Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker Kwon Alexander (58) during the first half at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports
The Atlanta Falcons have a tough schedule in 2918. However, some of their games stand out as really key. Ben Rolfe takes a look at the five articles he thinks will shape the direction of the season for the Falcons.

Julio Jones Not Reporting for Mandatory Minicamp

With news breaking Monday that Julio Jones will not attend Falcons mandatory minicamp Ben Rolfe takes a look at what this means for the Falcons and for Jones.

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.

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...

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?

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Falcons Sign Veteran Safety Ron Parker

The Atlanta Falcons have put pen to paper on the signing of veteran safety Ron Parker. Nigel Christianson takes a look at what signing means for the Falcons
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