What Is Wrong With Falcons Backup Quarterbacks?
Aug20

What Is Wrong With Falcons Backup Quarterbacks?

It looked like the Atlanta Falcons had finally decided to address their lack of experience at the quarterback position behind starter Matt Ryan this past June when they acquired T.J. Yates via trade from the Houston Texans. However that decision has yet to pay dividends. Yates is coming off a very poor performance in the team’s second preseason action against his former team, where he threw two interceptions and had a couple...

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Atlanta Falcons Takeaways from Last Week – June 23, 2014
Jun23

Atlanta Falcons Takeaways from Last Week – June 23, 2014

The Atlanta Falcons made the somewhat bold move to trade for Houston Texans quarterback T.J. Yates earlier this week. It’s a bold move in the sense that the Falcons saw a weakness on their team and went about addressing it. That weakness was their backup quarterback situation where Dominique Davis, Sean Renfree and Jeff Mathews sat behind starter Matt Ryan. Between the three of them, they only have one game and seven pass...

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Falcons Waive Dominique Davis
Jun19

Falcons Waive Dominique Davis

The Atlanta Falcons announced today that they have waived quarterback Dominique Davis from the roster. Davis was pushed out in the wake of the team’s decision to acquire T.J. Yates via trade yesterday. The team was not going to carry more than four quarterbacks into training camp and with the team wrapping up their mandatory minicamp today, it marked the end of their organized team activities schedule until camp opens at the end...

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Why the Atlanta Falcons Trade For T.J. Yates Is a Good Move
Jun19

Why the Atlanta Falcons Trade For T.J. Yates Is a Good Move

The Atlanta Falcons pulled off a trade late last night, acquiring former Houston Texans quarterback T.J. Yates in exchange for linebacker Akeem Dent. It was a smart move by the Falcons front office for several reasons: The trade addressed a key area of need: backup quarterback. It cost very little. Showed that the team was willing to move on from a move that clearly wasn’t working. Let’s address each of those things in...

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An Early Look at Key Training Camp Battles on Atlanta Falcons Offense
May31

An Early Look at Key Training Camp Battles on Atlanta Falcons Offense

June is a month filled with organized team activities, as we steadily inch closer to NFL training camps that open up at the end of July. Let’s take a look at some of the burgeoning roster battles on offense that will become the key storylines come July and August during the Atlanta Falcons training camp. Quarterback The main issue for this position is the backup spot behind starter Matt Ryan. Dominique Davis is the front-runner...

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