Takeaways from Last Week (March 11)
Mar11

Takeaways from Last Week (March 11)

Last week ended well for the Falcons as they were able to kick off the legal tampering period by re-signing two free agents. One of which, in William Moore, was their biggest priority of the off-season in terms of keeping. Things also took a positive spin on Sunday where reports indicated that Tony Gonzalez is set to return. And while Moore was their biggest priority re-signing, Gonzalez is likely the biggest difference maker they...

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Falcons FA Focus: Cornerback
Mar08

Falcons FA Focus: Cornerback

I know I should have posted this article over two weeks ago, but other projects distracted me. The Falcons released Dunta Robinson and now have an obvious opening at the cornerback position. The Falcons cut Robinson because of his high price tag and diminishing returns. While Robinson was able to blossom in some areas under Mike Nolan, becoming a highly valuable run defender and blitzer off the edge last year, he continued to struggle...

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Falcons opt against franchise tag

There was some back and forth over the notion whether the Falcons were going to use the franchise tag on one of their prospective free agents. Well, today the team made the decision not to, as no Falcon players were among the eight players officially tagged by today’s deadline. Safety William Moore was the likeliest candidate to receive the tag. Instead, he could test the market if the team can’t agree to a new contract...

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Takeaways from Last Week – March 4
Mar04

Takeaways from Last Week – March 4

With much of the details of Joe Flacco’s new record-breaking $120.6 million contract being released on Sunday night, we now have a blueprint for what Matt Ryan’s new deal will look like. The only real question is at what point does Ryan sign on the dotted line. I wrote earlier that I figured that Ryan would be signed sometime this summer because I did not expect Flacco’s deal to get done so quickly. Kudos to Ozzie...

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FalcFans Podcast – Ep. 24 “Playoff Recap and Offseason Preview”

Another episode in which I’m joined by Allen Strk to recap the Atlanta Falcons postseason efforts as well as preview some potential moves the Falcons could make this off-season. Allen and I last spoke at the end of the regular season, and scheduling conflicts prevented us from getting a recap up earlier this month. But we’re back again to go deep into the San Francisco 49ers loss and Seattle Seahawks win, including our...

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