Category: Atlanta Falcons

Falsely Accused Brian Banks on his Path from Prison to the NFL

Friday, April 5th, 2013

Brian Banks' story has been well-documented. The former high school football standout from California who served prison time and had his life and career path interrupted in a massive way for a rape he didn't commit has finally landed an NFL job. The Atlanta Falcons signed Banks earlier this week, and ...

Osi Umenyiora Hopes His Best is Yet to Come in Atlanta

Friday, March 29th, 2013

After a decade in the Big Apple, defensive lineman Osi Umenyiora is headed for Atlanta. Umenyiora worked out a two-year deal with the Falcons, though he has nothing bad to say about the New York Giants in this interview. Umenyiora believes he still hasn't played his best football and believes ...

Steven Jackson Knows He’ll Have Some “Favorable Fronts” in Atlanta

Monday, March 18th, 2013

Steven Jackson is an Atlanta Falcon. Weird, I know. From one dome team to another for one of the best running backs of this era. But Jackson isn't expected to be as productive in his next setting, mainly because the guy is no spring chicken now. He'll turn 30 this ...

Matt Ryan Isn’t Concerned About his Contract Situation as he Enters the Final Year of his Deal

Wednesday, March 13th, 2013

Matt Ryan's numbers have been better than Joe Flacco's since the two came into the league in 2008, but Flacco has a Super Bowl ring and Ryan has just one playoff victory. As a result, Flacco is now the highest-paid player in NFL history while Ryan enters a contract year ...

Potential Free Agent Safety William Moore: “I Feel Like I can do it All”

Wednesday, March 6th, 2013

We're less than a week now until NFL free agency gets underway and William Moore of the Atlanta Falcons is one of the top safeties who is expected to hit the open market. Moore made the Pro Bowl in 2012 and while there's a chance he returns to the Falcons, ...

John Abraham Wants to Keep Playing so He Can Pass Michael Strahan on the All-Time Sacks List

Monday, March 4th, 2013

The NFL's leading active sack man is on the open market after being released last week by the Atlanta Falcons. And while John Abraham is turning 35 this offseason, he'll likely be a hot commodity because pass rushers are so damn valuable in this league. And it helps that Abraham ...

Asante Samuel Thinks 2012 Experience was a “Building Block” for the Falcons, Hopes Tony Gonzalez Comes Back

Wednesday, February 13th, 2013

Asante Samuel nearly made it back to a Super Bowl for the first time since his Patriots days in his first year with the Atlanta Falcons. And now, after falling just short, Samuel believes that the pain from the NFC Championship loss to San Francisco. as well as the increased ...

Tarell Brown: Jim Harbaugh is Downplaying Coaching Against His Brother in The Super Bowl

Thursday, January 24th, 2013

Tarell Brown is headed to Super Bowl XLVII in New Orleans, and the San Francisco 49ers deserve it. They shut out the Atlanta Falcons' offense in the second half of the NFC Championship Game and erased a 17-point deficit on the road. Brown had eight solo tackles against the Falcons and ...

49ers GM Trent Baalke: “Prepared for Anything” with Michael Crabtree; “Going the Distance” with David Akers

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013

As the Super Bowl countdown continues for Baltimore and San Francisco, two big potential issues facing the Niners that you're sure to hear a lot about between now and next Sunday involve Michael Crabtree and David Akers. Crabtree has been questioned in a sexual assault investigation, while Akers has missed ...

Don’t Come Out of the Woodwork to ask Patrick Willis for Super Bowl Tickets

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013

The San Francisco 49ers are off to their first Super Bowl in nearly two decades. Their last championship came four days after Patrick Willis' 10th birthday, and now Willis is leading one of the league's fiercest defenses into the season's final game against the Baltimore Ravens. Willis will be a ...