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How The Falcons Can Fix Their Rushing Attack Woes

How The Falcons Can Fix Their Rushing Attack Woes

by Timotheus Gordon

With a healthy Julio Jones and Roddy White, the addition of Devin Hester and an improved offensive line, the Atlanta Falcons are more than ready to dominate opponents again... Read more

The Top 5 Greatest Return Men In Falcons History

The Top 5 Greatest Return Men In Falcons History

by Timotheus Gordon

Dirty Bird Nation, you should be excited for this upcoming season. Future Hall of Fame return specialist Devin Hester will give fans of the Falcons plenty of exhilarating special teams plays to watch in 2014... Read more

No Room For Clowns On Atlanta's Improved Defense

No Room For Clowns On Atlanta's Improved Defense

by Timotheus Gordon

Fans of the Atlanta Falcons should not think for one second that the team will either use the sixth overall pick or trade up to draft South Carolina DE Jadeveon Clowney in May... Read more

A Look Ahead: Teams In Transition

A Look Ahead: Teams In Transition

by Anthony Olivetti

In the following slides we'll take a look at some of the teams around the league that are in, or about to enter, a transition. Whether it's age, overhauling an offense, a defense or even just one position, they're all changing in some way... Read more

Falcons Welcome Windy City Wonder To Atlanta

Falcons Welcome Windy City Wonder To Atlanta

by Timotheus Gordon

Atlanta Falcons fans, the Devin Hester free agency watch is over. You all can now see one of the greatest return specialists in NFL history take kickoffs and punts to the house each and every Sunday... Read more

Falcons Sign Javier Arenas To Help Return Game

Falcons Sign Javier Arenas To Help Return Game

by Timotheus Gordon

So far, it looks like Thomas Dimitroff and Scott Pioli are taking it easy on signing high-profile free agents this week. The Atlanta Falcons signed former Alabama Crimson Tide standout Javier Arenas to a one-year deal on Tuesday... Read more

Atlanta Falcons Mock Draft 1.0

Atlanta Falcons Mock Draft 1.0

by Timotheus Gordon

In less than two months, the Atlanta Falcons will search for future stars during the 2014 NFL Draft... Read more

Falcons Add Pair Of Veterans To Bolster Defensive Front

Falcons Add Pair Of Veterans To Bolster Defensive Front

by Timotheus Gordon

Just as they stockpiled starting offensive linemen during the first week of free agency, the Atlanta Falcons decided to sure up the defensive line by adding two big men to clog up running lanes... Read more

Is Tony Gonzalez The Next Brett Favre?

Is Tony Gonzalez The Next Brett Favre?

by Timotheus Gordon

The Tony Gonzalez era in Atlanta officially came to an end on Monday. The Falcons released their Pro Bowl TE, freeing $7 million in cap space... Read more

Draft Impact Of The First Free Agent Flurry

Draft Impact Of The First Free Agent Flurry

by David Seigerman

There's a long-standing philosophy in the NFL that you if fill your needs through free agency, you can draft for value. If you enter the draft with unaddressed needs, you will be forced to find answers -- even if it means having to reach to do so... Read more

Falcons Lock Up Jon Asamoah, Mike Johnson

Falcons Lock Up Jon Asamoah, Mike Johnson

by Timotheus Gordon

The Falcons appear to be making big moves early in free agency. According to D. Orlando Ledbetter of AJC.com, former Chiefs guard Jon Asamoah will sign a contract worth $4.5 million per year with Atlanta... Read more

Falcons Could Go Incognito To Sneak Back Into Playoffs

Falcons Could Go Incognito To Sneak Back Into Playoffs

by Timotheus Gordon

The Atlanta Falcons are ready to go shopping for better talent when free agency officially kicks off this week. Perhaps most importantly, the team must add more depth and aggression to an injury-riddled offensive line... Read more

Underwhelming Falcons Will Scour Bargain Bin For Upgrades

Underwhelming Falcons Will Scour Bargain Bin For Upgrades

by Carlos Medina

Being active in NFL free agency is not a situation to celebrate. While grabbing the headlines next week with big signings is nice for the news cycle, it is a larger indication that your team has not drafted or developed talent very well... Read more

Undrafted LBs Could Help Pave Way To The Playoffs

Undrafted LBs Could Help Pave Way To The Playoffs

by Timotheus Gordon

If the Atlanta Falcons want to rise up to the mountaintop of the NFC South again, the defense must attack often like a hungry pack of wolves. Someone, or a group of playmakers, must captain the defense and ignite a fire on that side of the ball... Read more

Jadeveon Clowney Wants Falcons To Trade Up For Him

Jadeveon Clowney Wants Falcons To Trade Up For Him

by Allen Kim

Jadeveon Clowney has his sights on being the No. 1 overall by the Houston Texans this May, but he also appears more than willing to settle for the Atlanta Falcons trading up from their No. 6 pick to draft him... Read more

Atlanta Falcons Sign OT Gabe Carimi

Atlanta Falcons Sign OT Gabe Carimi

by Allen Kim

The Atlanta Falcons announced that they have signed OT Gabe Carimi. Details over his contract were not revealed, but it’s likely an unguaranteed one-year contract... Read more

Falcons Sack Leader Elected To Hall Of Fame

Falcons Sack Leader Elected To Hall Of Fame

by Timotheus Gordon

 A few days ago, former Atlanta Falcons DL Claude Humphrey was named as a member of the 2014 Hall of Fame Class. He, along with CB Deion Sanders, is now one of two Hall of Famers originally drafted by the Falcons... Read more

Prime Time Shows Support For Michael Sam

Prime Time Shows Support For Michael Sam

by Timotheus Gordon

Since Sunday afternoon, when NFL prospect Michael Sam announced in an ESPN interview that he is openly gay, the world of social media has exploded with commentaries and opinions... Read more

Tony Gonzalez May Play Again In 2014

Tony Gonzalez May Play Again In 2014

by Allen Kim

It appears Tony Gonzalez hasn’t reached the end of the line just yet. The future Hall-of-Fame tight end is now technically retired, but he left open the possibility of returning to the field sometime in 2014... Read more