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48 min ago | The Falcoholic

Jake Matthews Injury: Rookie Tackle Expected To Return To Practice Tuesday

The Falcons have a longer-than-anticipated injury report heading into this week, but when it comes to Jake Matthews , all we've got is good news. The return of Matthews could be a huge boost for the offensive line, which faced off against a tough Bengals pass rush and largely struggled to contain Carlos Dunlap.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Jake Matthews, NFL Players, Julio Jones, Carlos Dunlap, Cincinnati Bengals

4 hrs ago | The Falcoholic

Where the Falcons go from here.

The next 3 weeks will determine where the Falcons stand. Home Thursday against Tampa Bay, and 2 road games against the Giants and Vikings .

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Julio Jones

9 hrs ago | CBS Local

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Julio Jones, Roddy White, Paul Soliai, Devin Hester, NFL Players, Matt Ryan

13 hrs ago | WhoDatDish

Sep 15 - New Orleans Saints Daily News

Sep 7, 2014; Atlanta, GA, USA; New Orleans Saints tight end Jimmy Graham gets tackled by Atlanta Falcons outside linebacker Paul Worrilow after a catch during their game at the Georgia Dome. The Falcons won 37-34 in overtime.

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17 hrs ago | ESPN

Peters active for Falcons vs. Bengals

Atlanta Falcons defensive tackle Corey Peters , who hasn't played in a game since suffering an Achilles tear last December, is active for Sunday's game against the Cincinnati Bengals . Peters is expected to be a key contributor in the defensive line rotation this season, specifically in terms of bringing pressure up the middle.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Jake Matthews, NFL Players, Lamar Holmes, Javier Arenas, Ryan Schraeder, Corey Peters

Sun Sep 14, 2014

MDJonline.com

As Cincinnati feasts on Atlanta defense, Falcon offense doesn't help the cause

Picked apart and run over. The Falcons defense had a horrid day in just about every way.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Cincinnati Bengals, AFC, AFC North, Robert Alford, Jake Matthews, NFL Players, Matt Ryan

BleacherReport

Atlanta Falcons vs. Cincinnati Bengals: Full Report-Card Grades for Atlanta

Atlanta went up to Cincinnati on Sunday, and the Falcons got schooled by the Bengals on how to be a good NFL team. The Falcons didn't look like a team that was tough, explosive or anything.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, NFL Players, Matt Ryan, Jacquizz Rodgers, Devonta Freeman, Steven Jackson (St. Louis Rams), Antone Smith

The Falcoholic

Atlanta Falcons injury update: Julio Jones is probably fine, but Matt Ryan might hurt Lamar Holmes

Well that wasn't fun. But the good news is that the Falcons made it out of that game relatively healthy, notwithstanding all the chippy play in the fourth quarter.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Lamar Holmes, Julio Jones, NFL Players, Matt Ryan, Harry Douglas, Corey Peters

ESPN

Rapid Reaction: Atlanta Falcons

What it means: The 1-1 Falcons still have plenty of work to do on both sides of the ball, but particularly on defense, after getting dominated. The final score would have been worse had Bengals kicker Mike Nugent not missed three field goals, although one was a 55-yarder.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, NFC, NFC South, Robert Alford, Julio Jones, Gabe Carimi, NFL Players, Matt Ryan

BlogginDirty

Vontaze Burfict Active; Falcons Caught In a Mind-Twister

Aug 24, 2014; Glendale, AZ, USA; Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict and offensive tackle Andre Smith against the Arizona Cardinals at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports In a rather surprising twist, Vontaze Burfict of the Cincinnati Bengals has been ruled active for the home opener against the Atlanta Falcons.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Cincinnati Bengals, Vontaze Burfict, NFL Players, Steven Jackson (St. Louis Rams), Arizona Cardinals

The Falcoholic

Four Key Matchups For The Falcons-Bengals Game Ahead

Every Falcons fan wants to know how well this team will perform in 2014, and with only one game to base our predictions off of, that's daunting business. How the Falcons fare against their Week 2 opponent should help clear things up.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Cincinnati Bengals, NFL Players, Matt Ryan, Levine Toilolo, Paul Soliai, Tyson Jackson

StripeHype

Bengals vs. Falcons: What You Need to Know

Here's what you need to know to be there when the Bengals look to clip the Falcons wings. Mandatory Credit: Daniel Shirey-USA TODAY Sports Weather : It's looking to be about 62 degrees for today's game.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Cincinnati Bengals, NFL Players, Andy Dalton, Matt Ryan, Julio Jones, Roddy White

Buffzone

Garrett Grayson leads CSU past UC Davis

Garrett Grayson threw four touchdown passes in the first half and Colorado State beat UC Davis 49-21 on Saturday. Grayson was 22 of 31 and finished with 425 passing yards for Colorado State .

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

The Falcoholic

Falcons vs. Bengals Preview: Keys To Victory

Nate Butler shares his keys to victory for the Falcons, key match-ups to watch against the Bengals, and a prediction for Sunday's game. After the thrilling 37-34 win in overtime against their division rival, the New Orleans Saints , the Falcons are looking to continue their winning ways as they travel to Cincinnati to face A.J. Green and the tough Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Cincinnati Bengals, NFL Players, Matt Ryan, Jacquizz Rodgers, Devonta Freeman, Steven Jackson (St. Louis Rams)

BlogginDirty

Atlanta Falcons Defense vs Cincinnati Bengals Zone Read Offense

Aug 8, 2013; Atlanta, GA, USA; Atlanta Falcons defensive end Osi Umenyiora and nose tackle Travian Robertson tackle Cincinnati Bengals running back BenJarvus Green-Ellis in the first half at the Georgia Dome. Mandatory Credit: Daniel Shirey-USA TODAY Sports The Atlanta Falcons play the Cincinnati Bengals and offensive coordinator Hue Jackson's "Bengal Coast" offense.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Travian Robertson, Osi Umenyiora, BenJarvus Green-Ellis, Cincinnati Bengals, NFL Players

Rant Sports

Atlanta Falcons' Roddy White Is Not Good At Twitter, Should Deactivate Account

Atlanta Falcons star receiver Roddy White and Twitter have a love-hate relationship. White loves to say what's on his mind and the public usually hates it and loves to let him know about it, which he seems to hate.

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OregonLive.com

Fantasy Football: Harry Douglas, Carson Palmer, Latavius Murray among Top 10 sleepers for...

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Harry Douglas has some serious upside for fantasy football owners this week. 1. Jake Locker, QB, Tennessee Titans: Locker went into Arrowhead Stadium last week and toppled the Chiefs with an impressive, efficient performance against one of the league's most fierce pass rushes.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Harry Douglas, NFL Players, Oakland Raiders, Cincinnati Bengals, Arizona Cardinals, Carson Palmer

BlogginDirty

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, NFL Players, Matt Ryan, Julio Jones, Roddy White, Harry Douglas, Devin Hester

Cincy Jungle

Five Bengals To Focus On vs the Atlanta Falcons

Here are some names to remember when you watch Sunday's game at the stadium or on CBS at 1 p.m. The Falcons are a rare team that uses 4 receiver sets regularly. This comes as a result of having no great receiving tight ends , perhaps the best 4-deep receiving corps in the league , and a quarterback that needs no introduction, Matt Ryan .

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Cincinnati Bengals, NFL Players, Matt Ryan, Julio Jones, Roddy White, Harry Douglas

WhoDatDish

Don't Hit Panic Button: Rob Ryan Guarantees Better Defense

Sep 7, 2014; Atlanta, GA, USA; New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator Rob Ryan reacts to the action against the Atlanta Falcons during the first half at the Georgia Dome. The Falcons defeated the Saints 37-34 in overtime.

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Related Topix: Sports, Cleveland Browns, NFL Football, NFL Players, Matt Ryan, Julio Jones, Brian Hoyer

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