As great as he is, Matt Ryan still has room for improvement in 2014
Matt Ryan's 2013 wasn't particularly easy. He played behind a porous offensive line while much of his supporting cast battled injuries.
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Fri Jul 11, 2014
Atlanta Falcons: Three most intriguing positional battles
With training camp starting in two weeks for the Atlanta Falcons , head coach Mike Smith will get the opportunity to put his players through a series of drills, tough training and quality workouts to see who fits best on the team.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Andre Johnson's situation with Texans feels similar to Tony Gonzalez and the Chiefs
To answer your first question -- whether the Chiefs will sign him -- my first reaction is probably not.
Most compelling games on the New Orleans Saints' 2014 schedule | No. 7 vs. Atlanta Falcons
Making a list of the most compelling games on the New Orleans Saints 2014 schedule is a tricky proposition.
Tony Gonzalez Argument For New Orleans Saints' Jimmy Graham is Disingenuous at Best
Whenever somebody tells you that it's not about the money but the principle of a thing, you can pretty much assume that it actually is, in fact, about the money.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Huntington Beach Independent
H.B. July 4 parade televised for first time
The Huntington Beach Fourth of July parade has been held in the city for 110 years, but Friday marked the first time the annual tradition was broadcast across Southern California.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Jermichael Finley Could Be Falcons' Missing Piece
The Falcons ' tight end position is one in a state of flux. With the retirement of Tony Gonzalez , all the Falcons currently have on their roster is the untested Levine Toilolo , the block-first Bear Pascoe , the unknown Mickey Shuler , and the undrafted Jacob Pedersen - not exactly a group that has opponents losing sleep at night.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
Saints not thrilled with Burbank's four-yard split conclusion
Yes, the Saints like the decision from arbitrator Stephen Burbank that tight end Jimmy Graham is a tight end for franchise-tag purposes.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
5 Atlanta Falcons With The Most To Prove In 2014
The Atlanta Falcons were devastated by injuries in 2013, and finished with an abysmal 4-12 record.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Jimmy Graham Ruling Is Fair by the Book, but It's Time to Change the Book
Graham had filed a grievance against the Saints under the premise that he was far more comparable to a wide receiver in his usage on the field.
2014 Atlanta Falcons Football Preview
If the Atlanta Falcons were going to win a Super Bowl they should have done it in 2010 or 2012.
Sun Jun 29, 2014
Atlanta Falcons Editor's Roundtable: Gonzalez's loss,...
Dec 29, 2013; Atlanta, GA, USA; Atlanta Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez waves to the fans after the game against the Carolina Panthers at the Georgia Dome.
Sports Illustrated's Chris Burke grades Atlanta's offseason
It's easy for fans, on the heels of such a disappointing season, to overlook how much Atlanta has shored up both lines this offseason.
Thu Jun 26, 2014
Should the Falcons make a move at tight end?
Levine Toilolo remains unproven as a quality receiving threat, and the retirement of Tony Gonzalez certainly leaves a void.
Wed Jun 25, 2014
Fantasy Football Draft Strategy: Grab this Atlanta Falcon
His TDs, passing yardage and yards per attempt steadily improved each year from 2010-2012.
Rush Hour: What Becomes Of Atlanta's Running Game?
Mike Nolan's defense has seen the more drastic overhauls, to be sure. But an offense that has been the cornerstone of Atlanta's success since 2008 has also seen its share of transition this offseason, most notably the departure of Tony Gonzalez and a sorely-needed retooling on the offensive line.
Sun Jun 22, 2014
Atlanta Falcons Editor's Roundtable: The Blogging Dirty crew weighs in
Jun 18, 2014; Flowery Branch, GA, USA; Atlanta Falcons offensive linemen listen to line coach Mike Tice explain a drill during Minicamp at Falcons Training Complex.
Which Players are Locks to Make the Roster?
Falcons head coach Mike Smith said this week that only a handful or a handful and a half of players have roster spots guaranteed at this point.
Fri Jun 20, 2014
Fantasy Football Friday: QB Rankings
Starting today, I will be running a weekly Fantasy Football article each Friday addressing positional rankings, sleepers, overrated players, etc.
Wed Jun 18, 2014
The Atlanta Falcons' 5 Biggest Red Flags Heading Into 2014
The Atlanta Falcons are looking for a complete turnaround in 2014 after finishing with an upsetting 4-12 record last year.