The Friday Blitz: Snubs & Finishing the Drill

This weekend, the Falcons play a game that virtually is unimportant…that is at least how the media is handling the week 17 matchup between the Falcons and the Bucs. I believe that it is important that our “healthy” starters play to win this Sunday. The Falcons have the wildcard week to rest up; I do […]


Anatomy of a Play: Roddy White’s 44 Yard TD Reception

Let's take a look back at the play that resulted in a Matt Ryan 44 yard TD pass to Roddy White against the Lions this past week. The Falcons started out by lining up in 22 personnel with 2 TEs, 2 backs, and 1 WR out wide (White).  The Lions come out in a cover […]

Falcons beat Lions; Clinch homefield in playoffs

The Atlanta Falcons came out roaring in their Saturday night game against the Lions. The Falcons took a 21-3 lead and held on to win 31-18. A regular season win is nice but more significant is that the Falcons have clinched home field advantage throughout the playoffs.  On a night where Calvin Johnson would break […]


Falcons in Detroit: Three Position Battles

It seems like only last October Atlanta walloped the Lions in Detroit.  While the box score was only 23-16 Atlanta easily outperformed a powerful NFC North opponent. The most memorable part was Roddy White and Todd McClure claiming Ndamukong Suh and Cliff Avril taunted our quarterback after he was briefly injured.   Anyways, Atlanta is not playing […]


Falcons/Lions Predictions

The Detroit Lions come into this game as losers of their last seven games. The first five of those losses came by ten points or less, including three games by four points or less, but last week the Lions got blown out by Arizona. Now the Lions sit at just 4-10 and host the 12-2 […]

Falcons dominate Giants; Win 34-0

Coming off of a lackluster 30-20 loss to the Carolina Panthers, the Atlanta Falcons entered Sunday's game with more questions than answers. The Giants game was seen as kind of a defining moment in the Falcons season as the Falcons entered with an 11-2 record but without much respect from the outside. The NFL is […]


Falcons/Giants Predictions

The Atlanta Falcons and New York Giants face off on Sunday in a very important game for both teams. The Falcons are looking to cement their spot in the playoffs by taking another step towards home field advantage. The Giants are looking to stay one step ahead of their divisional foes.  Here are some predictions […]


Falcons/Giants Notebook

This is an important game in the NFC playoff picture. The Falcons have clinched their division and are looking to secure home field advantage for the duration of the NFC playoffs. The Giants currently have a one game lead in their division and need to finish strong to ensure their spot in the playoffs. This […]


Faith in the Falcons

I've said it before and I'll say it again, I have no interest in power rankings in the NFL. But, sometimes a headline catches my eye. That was the case this week with's Pete Prisco and his weekly article on power rankings. His catchy headline? "Finding faith in the Falcons, big flaws in Ravens." […]


Panthers Dominate First Half; Hand Falcons Second Loss

They say anything can happen on "Any Given Sunday" in the NFL and that's just what happened this week in Charlotte as the 3-9 Panthers took it to the one loss Atlanta Falcons. The Panthers came out motivated and simply dominated the Falcons in the first half.  How dominant were the Panthers? In the first […]


Falcons Look To Make It Six Straight Over Panthers

Atlanta leads the series with Carolina 23-12 and have been victors in the last six straight games. In the last six games in the series the Falcons have scored 31 points five times and 30 points once. In the last outing against the Panthers, the Falcons won 30-28 in the Georgia Dome. The Falcons head […]

Falcons Facing Trap Game In Carolina?

The Atlanta Falcons have been idle since this past Thursday when they beat their rival New Orleans Saints at the Georgia Dome. Now the Falcons look to Sunday and towards their match-up against the 3-9 Carolina Panthers. The Panthers have lost two of their last three but have kept the losses close as they lost […]

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Falcons Win Division; Clinch Playoffs

It was a good week for the Falcons. On Thursday, Atlanta beat it's divisional rivals in a hard fought game and on Sunday they clinch the division despite not playing. On September 17th, The Falcons beat the Denver Broncos by six points. On December 2nd, the Denver Broncos would finish their sweep of the rest […]

Falcons Intercept Saints 23-13

The Falcons won a wild one in the Georgia Dome to move to 11-1 on the season. It was an up and down game and one that was fitting for a divisional rivalry game. The Falcons started out on fire running the football as they took a six play drive 80 yards in just under […]

Falcons/Saints Part Deux

A little after eight o'clock tonight the Falcons and Saints will go at it for the second time this season with the Falcons looking for a much different finish. The Falcons sit at 10-1 but still have a bit of a bitter taste in their mouth as their lone loss came at New Orleans. The […]