Steelers run by Falcons in OT
Sep12

Steelers run by Falcons in OT

The Falcons lose a heart-breaker in their 2010 season opener on the road against the Pittsburgh Steelers. The Steelers pulled an overtime victory by a score of 15-9 in what was mostly a defensive struggle. Matt Ryan led the team with 27 completions on 44 attempts for 252 yards with an interception. The Falcons had little success on the ground, rushing for 58 yards. Michael Turner led the team with 42 of those yards on 19 carries....

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FalcFans.com Live Gameday Chat!

We do it every Sunday, and this year will be no different. Come by the chat room at 1:00 in order to talk to fellow Falcon fans live as the Steelers-Falcons game unfolds. In order to login, you must be a member of the FalcFans Forums and use your forum username and password. So if you haven’t already, drop by and register on the forums so that you can log...

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Matching Up With the Steelers

I’m not sure how regular this will be as the season unfolds, but I’ll try to do one each week if I can. Since this is the first game of the season, I really don’t have any excuses not to do it. But I’m going to be looking at the different matchups that I like and don’t like as the Falcons prepare for the Steelers. Matchups I Like Dennis Dixon vs. the Falcons defense I know many Falcon fans were worried...

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Fearless Predictions – 2010 Falcons

You can click here to see my predictions for the rest of the league. But here, I’ll do my best to predict what I think the Falcons 2010 season may entail. SCHEDULE & RESULTS Wk – Opponent – Result 1 – @ Steelers – L 2 – Cardinals – W 3 – @ Saints – L 4 – 49ers – W 5 – @ Browns – W 6 – @ Eagles – L 7 – Bengals – L 9 – Bucs...

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Fearless Predictions – 2010 NFL Season

You can click here to see my Falcon-specific predictions. Here are my predictions for what the standings will look like at the end of the 2010 season. Playoff picks and my Super Bowl pick come after the jump. AFC EASTAFC NORTHAFC SOUTHAFC WEST Patriots (11-5)*Ravens (10-6)*Colts (12-4)*Chargers (10-6)* Dolphins (10-6)*Steelers (9-7)Titans (9-7)Raiders (6-10) Jets (10-6)*Bengals (8-8)Texans (8-8)Broncos (5-11) Bills (2-14)Browns...

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Falcons pick eight for practice squad

Jay Adams of Atlanta Falcons.com reports that the Falcons have chosen their eight-man practice squad. It will consist of eight players that were cut by the Falcons yesterday in their final roster cutdown, including tight end Robbie Agnone, wide receiver Tim Buckley, safety Rafael Bush, running back Dimitri Nance, defensive end Emmanuel Stephens, wide receiver Andy Strickland, offensive tackle Jose Valdez, and linebacker Bear Woods....

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Falcons cut 20 including two 2008 draft picks

The Falcons announced 20 roster moves today in an effort to get their roster down to 53 players. With these twenty moves, the Falcons roster stands at 55 players, although the Falcons hold two extra spots due to the exemptions gained from the suspensions of both James and Babineaux. The Falcons moves included tight end Robbie Agnone, wide receivers Troy Bergeron and Tim Buckley, safeties Eric Brock and Rafael Bush, cornerbacks...

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Final 53 Roster prediction

I’ve gone through this twice before, once before camp started and once midway through camp. But now the final roster cuts are upon us, and I’m going to pick the 53 players I think will be Falcons on opening day. Quarterbacks Starter: Matt Ryan Backups: Chris Redman, John Parker Wilson This is a no-brainer. Running Backs Starters: Michael Turner, Ovie Mughelli Backups: Jason Snelling, Jerious Norwood, and FREE AGENT I think...

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Reserves fall to Jags in preseason finale
Sep02

Reserves fall to Jags in preseason finale

The Falcons closed out their preseason with a 13-9 loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars. Both teams opted to sit nearly all of their starters and let their backups play their way to roster spots in the finale. It is perhaps the last opportunity many of these players will ever get to earn a spot on an NFL roster. Chris Redman got the start and completed 15 of 22 passes for 142 yards. He was replaced by John Parker Wilson, who went 8 of 15...

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2011 Mock Draft
Sep02

2011 Mock Draft

The college football season kicks off tonight, and I think that means the time is ripe for a mock draft. Yes, that’s how I roll. Previously when I did a quasi-mock/draft preview, I didn’t try to predict the draft order. But now that the NFL season is almost upon us, I’m ready to guess how teams may finish. Coupled with the fact that I’ve watched quite a bit of tape of many of these top prospects during the...

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