Atlanta Falcons Takeaways From Last Week – August 4, 2014
Aug04

Atlanta Falcons Takeaways From Last Week – August 4, 2014

The Atlanta Falcons are practicing today against the Tennessee Titans. It will be interesting to see if any fights break out between the two teams. The Falcons have been a lot fiestier this summer, and I can’t help but think how Hard Knocks may be affecting things. I’m a firm believer that you win by what happens on the field. Something may or may not be a distraction in the summer just can’t be used as an excuse for...

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Offensive Line Stability Important For Falcons Success
Aug01

Offensive Line Stability Important For Falcons Success

You’ve probably heard the word continuity in relation to offensive line play. There should be no doubt that continuity can contribute to a team’s success when you just only look at Atlanta Falcons history. I went back and looked at Falcons history dating back to 2000 to see different starting lineups of offensive lines. What emerged was a strong link between continuity and team success. Up front, continuity just means that...

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Falcons 2014 Training Camp: Day 4 Report
Jul28

Falcons 2014 Training Camp: Day 4 Report

Let’s take a look at the various tweets, articles, reports, news and rumors that surfaced from the fourth day of Atlanta Falcons training camp: The Falcons participated in their first padded practice of training camp today and really got after it. Notably, there were a pair of fights between offensive and defensive linemen. The first fight occurred when offensive tackle Gabe Carimi and defensive end Stansly Maponga got into it....

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Ranking the Falcons 2014: No. 17 Joe Hawley
Jul19

Ranking the Falcons 2014: No. 17 Joe Hawley

I’m counting down the top 40 players on the Atlanta Falcons, and let’s continue with 17th-ranked player: center Joe Hawley. To read the methodology I devised to rank the Falcons players, click here. Total Score: 60/100 Last year’s rank: 26 Player Grade: 53/100 Teams he is starter: 11 out of 32 Teams he is best position player: 10 out of 32 Teams he is role player: 32 out of 32 Peak-Year Bonus: +4 Positional Bonus: +3...

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Atlanta Falcons Training Camp Preview 2014: Interior Offensive Line
Jul19

Atlanta Falcons Training Camp Preview 2014: Interior Offensive Line

The Atlanta Falcons finally stabilized the interior of the offensive line this offseason by signing Kansas City guard Jon Asamoah to handle right guard duties. Since the team allowed Harvey Dahl to depart via free agency three seasons ago, there has been a revolving door of one poor player after another stuck at that position. The addition of Asamoah gives the team an accomplished player that will do well to bolster their pass...

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