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48 min ago | The Falcoholic
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.
4 hrs ago | The Falcoholic
The next 3 weeks will determine where the Falcons stand. Home Thursday against Tampa Bay, and 2 road games against the Giants and Vikings .
9 hrs ago | CBS Local
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.
13 hrs ago | WhoDatDish
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.
Picked apart and run over. The Falcons defense had a horrid day in just about every way.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 .
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 08:03 pm
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