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Devin Hester forever tied to Lovie Smith
Devin Hester is excited to play against former coach and friend Lovie Smith when the Falcons take on the Bucs in Week 3. "That situation goes so deep because he was the first coach who took a chance on me coming out of college in Miami," Hester said. "From that point, I just had so much respect for him.
Tue Sep 16, 2014
Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Atlanta Falcons: Complete Week 3 Preview for Atlanta
The Atlanta Falcons host the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in a divisional matchup between a pair of teams that both lost last week. A short turnaround is always a good thing as the Falcons got demolished by a Bengals offense that was missing its biggest weapon in A.J. Green .
CBS Sports Steve Tasker Weighs In On Falcons Vs Buccaneers on Thursday Night Football
Throughout his time in the league, Steve Tasker always was able to rise above what everyone had always thought was the ideal description of a professional football player. They had to have the right weight, be tall enough, and could never be weaker than their opponent.
Falcons desperate to get more pressure on QBs
When a quarterback drops back to pass against the Atlanta Falcons, there's no need to worry about getting sacked. The Falcons are the only team in the NFL without a sack after the first two weeks of the season.
Mon Sep 15, 2014
Bengals vs. Falcons grades
We take a look at each phase of the game, from passing and rushing offense, to passing and rushing defense. Even special teams gets a look.
Game Notes: Falcons Fall To Bengals 24-10 At Paul Brown Stadium
QB Matt Ryan hit WR Julio Jones for a 14-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter. The score was Ryan's 157th career touchdown pass and extended his streak of games with at least one touchdown pass to seven.
Sun Sep 14, 2014
Lewis still believes in Nugent after misses
Seriously. He had never missed three field goals in a game before Sunday's sudden case of the shanks and hooks.
NFL Picks Week 2: Odds and Over-Under Advice Before Sunday Kickoff
Football has become such a national obsession partially because there are a number of things to follow outside of just who wins the game. It may ruin your Sunday if your favorite team loses, but there can be some redemption if you win in fantasy football or have some success in the betting realm.
Sat Sep 13, 2014
Roddy White's Shocking Statement: Falcons Aim to Score 30 Points Per Game
Long time Falcon Roddy White has a history of bold and unabashed statements. Sometimes those statements get him into hot water and this one has the potential to do exactly that.
The Atlanta Falcons' Case for a Repeat of History
Sep 7, 2014; Atlanta, GA, USA; Atlanta Falcons fans celebrate the game tying kick in their game against the New Orleans Saints at the Georgia Dome. The Falcons won 37-34 in overtime.
W2W4: Falcons vs. Bengals
Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan hasn't lost a game in Week 2 since his rookie season. His opponent this week, the Cincinnati Bengals , didn't lose a game at home all of last season.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
Roddy White says Atlanta Falcons want 30 points per game
Aug 16, 2014; Houston, TX, USA; Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Roddy White looks up during the second quarter against the Houston Texans at NRG Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports The Atlanta Falcons had an impressive offensive display of force on Sunday in an impressive 37-34 overtime victory over the rival New Orleans Saints, and the Falcons are back as playoff contenders with Julio Jones and Roddy White fully "back" to supply Matt Ryan with the necessary ammunition to engineer one of the league's elite offenses.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
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Associated Press photo by John Bazemore -- Falcons wide receiver Devin Hester runs by Saints free safety Jairus Byrd during the second half Sunday. Hester, known for his kick returns, caught five passes for 98 yards.
NFL Picks Week 2: Upset Predictions Based on Latest Vegas Odds
Now that we have been given a taste of what all 32 NFL teams are capable of doing, it's time to start separating the wheat from the chaff. This might only be Week 2, but trying to climb out of an 0-2 hole with only 14 games left puts tremendous pressure on a roster and coaching staff.
Hester's retort to Pacman: I'm top of the list
Atlanta Falcons record-setting return specialist Devin Hester could not contain his laughter when told about how Cincinnati Bengals ' player Adam Jones claimed to be a better return man than Hester. "I'm sorry: He's a good returner, but he's not better than me," Jones said of Hester.
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Saints Pass Rush Not Issue, Secondary Needs To Step Up
After the disastrous performance from the Saints' defense Sunday in a loss to the Falcons, everyone wants to know who to blame. Everyone is a bit at fault, but not all blame is assigned equally.
Falcons vs. Bengals preview
Paul Brown Stadium, or "The Jungle" as it's been nicknamed in Cincinnati, has been a place of horrors for opposing offenses in recent seasons. Since December 2012, when the Cincinnati Bengals started a nine-game regular-season home winning streak, only once has an opposing offense scored 30 or more points.
Atlanta Falcons vs. Cincinnati Bengals: Breaking Down Cincinnati's Game Plan
For the first time in four tries, Andy Dalton led the Cincinnati Bengals to a road victory against the Baltimore Ravens last week. It was a refreshing change of pace for a team that has had plenty of trouble over the years winning on the road against perennial division powerhouses in Baltimore and Pittsburgh .
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Bengals Injury Report: Week 2
Here's the Bengals' Injury Report as they head towards their matchup with the Falcons. Mandatory Credit: Daniel Shirey-USA TODAY Sports The Bengals will face the Ravens in Week One.
ROLLASON: Dealing the loss of Gonzalez
Last season the Atlanta Falcons finished their season with a disappointing 4-12 record after an incredible 13-3 season the year before. Atlanta was anticipating competing for a Super Bowl, but instead found themselves picking in the top ten of the NFL Draft.