2013 Year-End Superlatives: Special Teams MVP
Jan15

2013 Year-End Superlatives: Special Teams MVP

Hands down the honor for most valuable Atlanta Falcons player on special teams goes to punter Matt Bosher. He was the choice made at the midpoint of the year, and had an even stronger second half of the season to solidify this honor. Bosher showed improvement this year, showing a lot more “touch” with his punts and being able to flip field position at a moment’s notice. His kickoffs also got better, consistently...

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Moneyball 2013 – Week 15 Review

After reviewing the All-22, no doubt this was an ugly win for the Atlanta Falcons over the Washington Redskins. As I noted yesterday, the offense was fairly conservative in terms of taking deep shots down the field. It appeared that the Falcons only drew up three plays in which Matt Ryan was looking to throw the ball beyond 15 yards. I noticed how often the Falcons run plays that require the receivers to run to the sticks or a yard...

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Moneyball 2013 – Week 13 Review

Sorry for the delay in posting this, I was traveling last week for my day job and procrastinated over the weekend which prevented me from watching the All-22 of the Bills game until this morning. It shouldn’t happen again. The big takeaway from this game was how aggressive the Falcons were offensively. They took multiple shots down the field, with 11 passes thrown beyond 15 yards and four passes thrown beyond 20 yards. That...

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Falcons Midseason Superlatives 2013: Most Valuable Players
Nov06

Falcons Midseason Superlatives 2013: Most Valuable Players

It’s time to look at some of the performances of the first half of the 2013 Atlanta Falcons season now that we’ve reached the midpoint. Here are my picks for which players stood out to earn some of these superlative awards. For this first part, we’ll just focus on the most valuable players in the three phases of the game: offense, defense, and special teams. Offensive MVP: Matt Ryan Given the dropoff in production...

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Training Camp: Day 13 Report

Today represents the team’s final day of training camp open to the public. The Falcons won’t actually break camp until next weekend. After a day off following the team’s preseason loss to the Cincinnati Bengals, the Falcons returned to practice on Saturday. Here is what was reported: Jay Adams took over for Daniel Cox in highlighted five takeaways from Saturday’s practice. Those include Paul Worrilow’s...

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