Matt Bryant Hits Kick in Overtime to Beat Bills
Dec01

Matt Bryant Hits Kick in Overtime to Beat Bills

The Atlanta Falcons won their third game of the 2013 season with a 34-31 overtime win over the Buffalo Bills in Toronto. The Falcons were able to stall a pair of potential game-winning drives by the Bills at the end with timely fumble recoveries, the latter of which led to a 36-yard game-winning field by Matt Bryant in overtime. Matt Ryan led the way with 311 yards passing and a touchdown, completing 28 of 47 passes. The Falcons found...

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Takeaways from Week 12
Nov25

Takeaways from Week 12

Last week, Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank gave head coach Mike Smith a vote of confidence. That was followed up on Thursday, with further elaboration that Blank fully intends to bring Smith and GM Thomas Dimitroff back for 2014. Then later on Thursday, the Falcons played their best game since Week 7. Maybe, Blank should have backed Smith a month ago. Blank indicated in Silver’s report that regardless of how the Falcons...

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Gonzalez Questionable But Expected to Play vs. Saints
Nov21

Gonzalez Questionable But Expected to Play vs. Saints

Yesterday, the Atlanta Falcons announced their injury report for their Thursday Night contest against NFC South Division rival, the New Orleans Saints. On it, tight end Tony Gonzalez was among several players listed as questionable with a toe injury, but according to head coach Mike Smith (via ESPN’s Vaughn McClure), he is expected to play. Gonzalez did not participate in practices on Monday and Tuesday this week, but did...

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Bucs Streak Past Falcons in 41-28 Blowout
Nov17

Bucs Streak Past Falcons in 41-28 Blowout

The Falcons got blasted by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in a game that featured a 32-point third quarter deficit, but ultimately resulted in a 41-28 win for the Bucs. Both teams records now stand at 2-8 at the bottom of the NFC South, but while the Bucs have won two straight, the Falcons have lost four straight. Matt Ryan had another lackluster performance, completing 19 of 36 passes for 254 yards, 2 touchdowns, and 2 interceptions, which...

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Gonzalez Questionable in Week 11 vs. Bucs

The Atlanta Falcons announced their injury report for this weekend’s upcoming matchup against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and tight end Tony Gonzalez was among several players listed as questionable. Gonzalez injured his toe during last week’s loss to the Seattle Seahawks and was held out of practice this week on Wednesday and Thursday. He returned to practice on a limited basis today, but his status for Sunday’s game...

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