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VIDEO: Atlanta Falcons look spectacular in new Madden 15 gameplay footage

Today is like a national holiday for football degenerates everywhere, because EA Sports has released its latest version of Madden. The new game features a number of upgrades in the game engine (finally) which should mean a more realistic NFL experience. That’s all fine and good but to be honest what has impressed me most when I see clips of the new game is how stunningly realistic...
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Atlanta Falcons: Roster cut predictions

The Atlanta Falcons will be making their final decisions on their 53 man roster and ten man practice squad, as well as the rest of the league, by August 30, 2014. The Falcons have already trimmed down their roster to 75 guys by releasing the following players: DE Theo Agnew, LB Brendan Daley, LB Darin Drakeford, S Devonta Glover-Wright, WR Julian Jones, WB Jeff Mathews, LB Walker...
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Atlanta Falcons move up in Power Rankings, crack the top-15 in NFL

We know what we’re going to know. With training camps complete, three preseason games – including the “dress rehearsal” – in the books and veterans on the shelf until the regular season opener, the data needed to evaluate every NFL team prior to the start of the 2014 campaign is in the books. Some look ready to go, while others have work to do. A few franchises have emerged...
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Before drafting you need to see Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones’ fantasy ranking

With the preseason games that most teams use as a dress rehearsal now in the rearview mirror, the 2014 NFL season is officially right around the corner. The next time fans see the league’s star players it will be during games on opening weekend. That means one thing: Fantasy football drafts are upon us. In order to get a ready, it’s time to start putting together a draft board...
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NFL roster cutdown update: Atlanta Falcons

As of Sunday 8/24 8PM ET, Per NFL transaction wire, NFL.com: All teams down to 75 by Tue. 4PM ET: DE Theo Agnew, LB Darin Drakeford, S Tay Glover-Wright, WR Julian Jones, QB Jeff Mathews, LB Walker May, RB Jerome Smith, WR Tramaine Thompson, TE Brian Wozniak, S Tyrell Johnson
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Atlanta Falcons get their roster to 75

To get their roster to 75 players the Atlanta Falcons waived/released QB Jeff Mathews, S Tyrell Johnson, DL Theo Agnew, LB Darin Drakeford, S Devonta Glover-Wright, WR Julian Jones, RB Jerome Smith, LB Brendan Daley, WR Tramaine Thompson, TE Brian Wozniak, and LB Walker May. The Falcons also placed OL Mike Johnson on (foot) and […] The post Atlanta Falcons get their roster to 75...
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Atlanta Falcons 2014 Season Preview

courtesy: Bleacher Report Welcome Total Sports Blog’s NFL Training Camp Previews. Up until the start of the NFL season, we will continue to preview each team, and predict their records. The chances that we predict any of these records to be right drastically increases when Mike is writing the preview. Today’s Team: The Atlanta Falcons (NFC South) 2013 Record: 4-12 (Last in...
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VIDEO: Devin Hester Catches Slant, Jukes Safety and Scores Touchdown

Devin Hester has finally scored in Atlanta, and the play was dirty. Hester catches what appears to be a slant/skinny post and then shakes Bernard Pollard out of his socks on his way to scoring a touchdown. Check out the video: Everyone anticipates Devin Hester breaking the “All-Time Return Touchdown Record” this year in Atlanta as he sets his sites on greatness. Hester needs...
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Ryan Looking Like Mid-Season Form In 3rd Preseason Game

Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan completed 18-of-23 passes for 224 yards, two touchdowns and no interceptions in Saturday's preseason game against the Titans.Fantasy Spin:Ryan looks poised to return to his 2012 numbers (4,515 yards/32 touchdowns) with his preseason performances so far. He is 28-for-37 for 314 yards, two touchdowns and no picks this month. With a poor defense and...
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Falcons’ Julio Jones Breaks Two Tackles, Scores 52-Yard Touchdown

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones looks like he’s at full-healthy again. Julio caught a ball on this skinny post from Matt Ryan, then broke two tackles with a spin move and took the ball 52 yards to the house. [SB Nation] The post Falcons’ Julio Jones Breaks Two Tackles, Scores 52-Yard Touchdown appeared first on Diehardsport.
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Who Will Start for the Falcons on Offense?

#159784040 / gettyimages.com The Atlanta Falcons are looking for redemption in 2014, after a terrible 2013 campaign.  The team is looking to take a major step in the right direction, with an offense that will look a lot different than last season.  Mainly because of retirees, healed injuries, and draft picks.  Here I project the Falcons starters for the 2014 season.  Quarterback...
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2014 NFL Season Predictions: Atlanta Falcons

Last year the Falcons went from a team fans expected to reach the Superbowl to a team that by the end of the season was near unwatchable. Speaking of unwatchable, if I have to watch Kroy Biermann’s wife Kim on HBO’s Hard Knocks one more time I’m going to hurl a brick through my flatscreen. […] The post 2014 NFL Season Predictions: Atlanta Falcons appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
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Falcons sign Veteran wide receiver; Release Jabin Sambrano

Today the Atlanta Falcons re-signed Eric Weems. Weems was recently released by the Chicago Bears. Weems is a very solid kick returner, and will return to his original home. In a corresponding move the team released wide receiver Jabin Sambrano. @RavensInsider: Falcons cut wide receiver Jabin Sambrano The post Falcons sign Veteran wide receiver; Release Jabin Sambrano appeared first...
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Falcons Sign Veteran WR Eric Weems, Waive WR Jabin Sambrano

  The Atlanta Falcons announced the signing of veteran WR Eric Weems on Thursday. The Falcons have signed WR Eric Weems and waived WR Jabin Sambrano. #TENvsATL #RiseUp — Atlanta_Falcons (@Atlanta_Falcons) August 21, 2014 Weems, 29, was released by the Bears less than a week ago in a move that created a roster spot for veteran WR Santonio Holmes. Weems previously played for...
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Roddy White speaks out against preseason games

Preseason has not been kind to the Atlanta Falcons. The current stars of Hard Knocks have been less than impressive in exhibition action, eking past the Dolphins and losing in a blowout to the Texans. More concerning than the box score is the season-ending injury to starting left tackle Sam Baker, who suffered a torn patellar tendon in Saturday night’s 32-7 defeat. Asked to find...
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