Falcons vs. Saints Week 1 Preview: Battle in the Trenches
Sep06

Falcons vs. Saints Week 1 Preview: Battle in the Trenches

One of the pivotal matchups between the Atlanta Falcons and New Orleans Saints in the first game of the regular season will be the battle in the trenches.

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Breakdown of Falcons Preseason Week 3 vs. Titans
Aug24

Breakdown of Falcons Preseason Week 3 vs. Titans

The Atlanta Falcons dropped another preseason game, in their third contest of the summer against the Tennessee Titans. But despite a game that ultimately goes down as a loss, there were many positives the Falcons, particularly their starters can take from the game. As I’ve done for the previous two preseason games, I’ve got a thorough breakdown of what I saw from Falcons players in the game, and it’s broken down by...

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Falcons 2014 Training Camp: Day 15 Report
Aug13

Falcons 2014 Training Camp: Day 15 Report

Let’s take a look at the various tweets, articles, reports, news and rumors that surfaced from the 15th day of Atlanta Falcons training camp earlier today: The Falcons held combined practices with the Houston Texans today in Houston. Much of the focus centered on the battles in the trenches, where Falcons linemen faced Texans pass-rushers in J.J. Watt and Jadeveon Clowney. Left tackle Sam Baker fared pretty well when going against the...

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Ranking the Falcons 2014: No. 10 Jonathan Babineaux
Jul21

Ranking the Falcons 2014: No. 10 Jonathan Babineaux

I’m counting down the top 40 players on the Atlanta Falcons, and let’s continue with 10th-ranked player: defensive tackle Jonathan Babineaux. To read the methodology I devised to rank the Falcons players, click here. Total Score: 74/100 Last year’s rank: 7 Player Grade: 67/100 Teams he is starter: 29 out of 32 Teams he is best position player: 14 out of 32 Teams he is role player: 32 out of 32 Peak-Year Bonus: +0...

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Atlanta Falcons Training Camp Preview 2014: Defensive End
Jul20

Atlanta Falcons Training Camp Preview 2014: Defensive End

The Atlanta Falcons are undergoing a revamp of their defensive fronts this year, and it will begin with the defensive end position. Under defensive coordinator Mike Nolan, the Falcons have employed a multiple defense, which means it is not strictly a 4-3, nor is it a 3-4 scheme. It’s a hybrid between the two and for the most part over the two years that Nolan has been in Atlanta, it could be most accurately termed a 4-3 scheme...

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