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?

Bashaud Breeland Moves On

The Redskins watched Bashaud Breeland sign a free agent deal with the Carolina Panthers on Wednesday, giving him an opportunity to be "the guy".

Dirk Koetter To Return As Buccaneers Coach in 2018

On Friday, Buccaneers head coach, Dirk Koetter, was informed that he will return in 2018 for a third season as coach. This squashes any rumor of Jon Gruden's return...this year.

The New Orleans Saints flip into Christmas in plethora of ways.

Dec 3, 2017; New Orleans, LA, USA; New Orleans Saints wide receiver Tommylee Lewis (11) flips into the end zone after a punt return against the Carolina Panthers in the second half at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. The play was called back for a penalty against the Saints. Mandatory Credit: Chuck Cook-USA TODAY Sports
The New Orleans Saints have been known for they're off-field contributions for a while now. They’re a community that once was ravaged by local and national disasters. The effects of Hurricane Katrina still show throughout New Orleans. Therefore it doesn’t take the holiday season...

NFC Pro Bowl Roster

The NFL released the 2017 Pro Bowl rosters on Tuesday. Here is the complete list of all the NFC Pro Bowl players.

Thomas Davis Suspension Reduced to One Game

Thomas Davis' two-game suspension for his hit on Davante Adams has been reduced to one game following an appeal. Davis will miss the game with the Bucs.

Lions Pro Bowl: Matt Prater completely snubbed

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The Lions got one player, Darius Slay, voted onto this year's Pro Bowl roster, along with five others added as reserves. Slay leads the NFL in interceptions (7) and pass deflections (27), as Ryan pointed out yesterday, making him well-deserving of some national recognition. The...

Outsider’s Perspective: Questions with Kyle Hirshkind from FPC Jets

Jets Week 14: Players To Keep An Eye On
Before the showdown Sunday, FCP Saints gathers a unique perspective on the New York Jets. FCP Jets editor Kyle Hirshkind gives us a close look at the Jets, as well as his perspective on the New Orleans Saints.

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...

The day after: Injuries and Penalties Derail Saints in Ugly 17-20 Loss

The Saints surrendered nine first downs by virtue of penalties to the Falcons on Thursday in an ugly 20-17 loss to their division rival.

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Should The Vikings Go After Richie Incognito?

Richie Incognito becomes the latest NFL veteran free agent to hit the market. With connections to the Vikings coaching staff, should they take a look at signing him?
Nov 12, 2017; Landover, MD, USA; Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen (19) catches a ball as Washington Redskins cornerback Bashaud Breeland (26) defends at FedEx Field. Minnesota Vikings defeated Washington Redskins 38-30. Mandatory Credit: Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports

Is Bashaud Breeland A Good Fit With The Colts?

Recently, many have been heavily linking former Redskins' cornerback Bashaud Breeland to the Colts. The Cardinals and Colts were the teams in line to sign Breeland. After Arizona traded for Browns' corner Jamar Taylor, their interest in Breeland waned. The Colts are now the favorites to sign the cornerback.
Kenny Vaccaro: A Perfect Fit for Jets?

Kenny Vaccaro: A Perfect Fit for Jets?

The Jets are scheduled to work out former Saints safety and free agent Kenny Vaccaro this week. The 15th overall selection in 2013 has...
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FPC Vikings Roundtable: Evaluating the Offseason

By most indications, the Vikings came out of the offseason pretty much as they envisioned. They made some splashes in free agency, found some...

Lions must let running back battle play itself out

The Lions made a serious commitment to improving what was the 32nd-ranked rushing attack in 2017 (76.3 yards per game) through both the draft...