Breakdown of Falcons Preseason Week 2 vs. Texans
Aug17

Breakdown of Falcons Preseason Week 2 vs. Texans

Just like last week, I’m breaking down any and every player that stood out to me (or didn’t) in the Atlanta Falcons preseason loss to the Houston Texans. Since there are so many players, I’ve separated them by position group. Brew a cup of coffee and sit back, because we’re going to be here for a while. Quarterback What I Saw: It’s hard to be critical of Matt Ryan’s performance in this game. His...

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Breakdown of Falcons Preseason Week 1
Aug09

Breakdown of Falcons Preseason Week 1

As I did last year with each preseason game, I will post my reactions to what I saw on the field in the Atlanta Falcons preseason-opening win over the Miami Dolphins. The preseason is a time for individual player evaluation, and I’ve looked at every snap from the game and here are my thoughts, observations, and opinions based off what I saw. Since there are so many players to discuss, like last year, I will break them down by...

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FalcFans Podcast – Ep. 71 “All About the Roster”
Jul28

FalcFans Podcast – Ep. 71 “All About the Roster”

Allen and I are back to discuss the state of the Atlanta Falcons roster, including recent changes involving Pat Angerer and Darius Johnson. Then we compare notes with Vaughn McClure of ESPN’s projection of the Falcons final roster before discussing upcoming ideas about future podcast episodes, the Falcons Mount Rushmore and Jevon Kearse. Episode 71: All About the Roster [Download] Duration: 1 hour Allen covers the Falcons...

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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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Ranking the Falcons 2014: No. 39 Malliciah Goodman
Jul15

Ranking the Falcons 2014: No. 39 Malliciah Goodman

I’m counting down the top 40 players on the Atlanta Falcons, and let’s continue with 39th-ranked player: defensive end Malliciah Goodman. To read the methodology I devised to rank the Falcons players, click here. Total Score: 40/100 Last year’s rank: 34 Player Grade: 49/100 Teams he is starter: 3 out of 32 Teams he is best position player: 0 out of 32 Teams he is role player: 14 out of 32 Peak-Year Bonus: +4...

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