Ryan will not play vs. Eagles

Jay Glazer of FOX Sports reported on his twitter feed that Matt Ryan would be out for Sunday’s matchup against the Philadelphia Eagles due to a toe injury. This news was confirmed by Falcons head coach Mike Smith later on Monday. Per Glazer, Ryan suffered ligament damage to his right toe this past Sunday in the Buccaneers game. Ryan suffered the injury in the first quarter, on the final play of the Falcons opening series in...

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Go ahead and boo Vick
Nov30

Go ahead and boo Vick

The Philadelphia Eagles come to town this weekend and along with them Michael Vick. A lot of mixed emotions I’m sure among Falcon fans in regards to Vick. A mix of fond and frustrating memories. But for all Falcon fans that will be at the game this Sunday in the Dome (I won’t be among them), I insist that you boo the heck out of Vick when given the opportunity. Why? Not because you dislike him. Personally, if there was a...

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Redman leads Falcons to comeback win
Nov29

Redman leads Falcons to comeback win

The Falcons won in a closely fought division game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers by a score of 20-17. Chris Redman hit Roddy White on a game-winning score with only 23 seconds left for the Falcons in a dramatic come from behind victory. The Falcons started the game fairly well going up 10-0 before injuries to Matt Ryan and Michael Turner stalled momentum and the Bucs were able to take the lead in the third quarter and held it until...

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Happy Turkey Day

Gobble, gobble. Wishing a Happy Thanksgiving to all the Falcon fans. Enjoy the meal and the games if you can. And don’t fret too much about how much grief your drunken uncle gives you. Or if you happen to be that drunken uncle, don’t come down too hard on your nephews and...

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Moneyball Update – Week 6

Finally got around to reviewing the Bears game. I decided that as I attempt to try and catch up by the end of the season, I’m going to forgo the playing time earnings for the time being. I’ll go back and do them once I’m all caught up, but they are really tedious to do since I’m making notes of every play on the field for every snap, and it’s very time consuming. So for the time being, these tables will...

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The Genius behind the Gonzo trade
Nov24

The Genius behind the Gonzo trade

For those that have visited the forums, you may be aware that there are some Falcon fans that are skeptical of the so-called genius behind the decision to acquire Tony Gonzalez this off-season. Gonzalez had a brilliant start to the season, but has come back down to earth a bit over the past month or so. And now there are opinions where Matt Ryan may be pressured to focus on Gonzalez a bit too much, which may be actually hurting the...

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Giants disappoint Falcons in OT
Nov22

Giants disappoint Falcons in OT

The Falcons dropped a heart-breaking game to the New York GIants by a score of 34-31 in overtime. The Falcons made a valiant comeback with two fourth quarter touchdown drives to tie it up at 31-31. But the Giants won the toss in overtime, and were able to drive down the field and Lawrence Tynes hit a game-winning 36-yard field goal. The Falcons fall to 5-5 and are now on the outside looking in as far as their playoff hopes are...

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Ryan’s struggles continue in Panther loss
Nov15

Ryan’s struggles continue in Panther loss

The Falcons fall to 5-4 with a tough division loss to the Carolina Panthers by a score of 28-19. The Falcons got off to a slow start and were on the verge of mounting a comeback, but a missed field goal by Jason Elam and an interception by Matt Ryan ruined their chances. Ryan completed 22 of 41 passes for 224 yards, but threw 2 picks and a touchdown. On the ground, Michael Turner led the team with 111 yards on 19 carries, but was...

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Moneyball Update

Yes, it’s been almost a month since you’ve last seen any updates on Moneyball. It’s not dead. But work has picked up recently and I just haven’t had the time to really sit down for the 3+ hours in front of my computer to watch the games over again on NFL.com’s Game Rewind in order to do the update. And when I have had the time, other activities that I deem more pressing have distracted me. Anyone that...

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Falcons take down Redskins
Nov08

Falcons take down Redskins

The Falcons defeated the Washington Redskins at home by a 31-17 score to take their record to 5-3 and remain undefeated at home. The Falcons got off to an early lead and were able to sustain it for most of the remainder of the game. Matt Ryan led the team completing 17 of 24 passes for 135 yards with 1 touchdown and an interception. Michael Turner rushed for 166 yards on 18 carries with 2 touchdowns. Tony Gonzalez led receivers with 5...

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