Falcons triumph over Eagles
Sep19

Falcons triumph over Eagles

The Falcons earned their first victory of 2011 with a dramatic 35-31 comeback win in their home opener against the Philadelphia Eagles. There were several lead changes, but eventually the Falcons were able to overcome a 10-point deficit in the fourth quarter to pull out the win. Matt Ryan led the team with 195 yards passing, with 4 touchdowns while completing 17 of 28 passes. He also threw two interceptions. Michael Turner had a...

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FalcFans Live Week 2 Pregame Show

Ryan and I have set up a live channel at Justin.TV in which we broadcast a live version of our podcast beginning at 7:45 pm EST, a half hour before kickoff between the Falcons and the Philadelphia Eagles. The channel will go live at 7:30, and our podcast will begin fifteen minutes later. Once kickoff occurs, we’ll go off-air and come back during halftime with our thoughts on the first half. Check us out!...

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Owens questionable for Week 2

The Falcons released their injury report this afternoon. On it, cornerback Chris Owens was listed as questionablee with an ankle injury. Owens missed practices on Wednesday and Thursday, but was able to participate on a limited basis on Friday, opening the door for him to suit up this week against the Philadelphia Eagles. Owens served as the team’s nickel cornerback in Week 1’s loss to the Chicago Bears. Those duties will...

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FalcFans Podcast – Ep. 6 “Christmas for the Bears”

Ryan and I share our thoughts on the Falcons disappoint loss to the Chicago Bears in Week 1. Which includes how we grade out the offensive line and Joe Hawley and Garrett Reynold’s first starts. We also discuss the loss of Jonathan Babineaux and which players step up to fill that void, including the possibility of whether that is Carlton Powell, Ryan’s new favorite player. We also break down our thoughts on how to beat the...

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Falcons Highlight of the Week
Sep14

Falcons Highlight of the Week

Not many highlights from the Bears loss as there were lowlights, but one play definitely stands out from the rest. Kroy Biermann’s interception late in the game, which accounted for the Falcons only touchdown on the day. Here is the link from NFL.com: Kroy Biermann’s 50-yard Interception for TD Honorable Mentions: Michael Turner’s 53-yard run Julio Jones’s 28-yard catch and...

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Babineaux to miss a month with partial MCL tear

Updating previous reports, Knox Bardeen of CBS Sports reports that Falcons defensive tackle Jonathan Babineaux will miss three to five weeks with a partial MCL tear according to his agent Jack Bechta. Babineaux suffered the injury during the Falcons opening day loss to the Chicago Bears, exiting the game but then later returning to play on it. The knee injury will not require surgery, but has been known to hamper several players in...

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Moneyball 2011 – Week 1 Review

It was a tough game for the Falcons. Things started off pretty well for them defensively, but the offense was unable to get much going. It was not vintage Falcon football, which featured a lot of mental errors, sloppy tackling, and penalties. Throw in two turnovers, and you get how the Falcons were so handily beat by the Bears in the season opener. Upon initial viewing, I did not think particularly much of Matt Ryan’s...

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Falcons to work out DT Landri

Adam Caplan, formerly of FOX Sports reports that the Falcons are expected to work out free agent defensive tackle Derek Landri tomorrow. Landri could add key depth at the Falcons defensive tackle position due to an injury to starter Corey Peters, who suffered a knee injury four weeks ago. Landri was cut last week by the Philadelphia Eagles in their final roster cuts, despite having a strong summer. Landri most recently played with the...

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Romberg returns again

The Falcons announced that they have re-signed center Brett Romberg for the second time in two weeks. The team waived center Rob Bruggeman to make room for Romberg. The Falcons originally signed Romberg on August 30, after an injury to starter Todd McClure. But he was cut a few days later during the Falcons final roster cutdown to 53 players. Romberg played in 9 games in 2009 with the...

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Falcons tumble to Bears in opener
Sep11

Falcons tumble to Bears in opener

The Falcons 2011 regular season got off to an ugly start with a 30-12 beatdown at the hands of the Chicago Bears on the road today. The Falcons offense struggled to move the ball throughout the game unable to score an offensive touchdown as well as turning the ball over twice. Matt Ryan completed 31 of 47 passes for 319 yards and interception, but was pressured throughout the game as the Falcons offensive line gave up 5 sacks. On the...

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