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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Roster Talk: Five Falcons on the Bubble
Jul24

Roster Talk: Five Falcons on the Bubble

After examining the top 40 players on the Atlanta Falcons roster, that still leaves 50 players that did not get such in-depth looks. Most of those top 40 players will wind up making the Falcons 53-man roster this year, leaving little more than a dozen roster spots for the remaining 50. Let’s examine several of the players “on the bubble” that may struggle to make the cut. All five of the following players have been...

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

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

After taking a look at the key roster battles that will take place this summer on the Atlanta Falcons offense, it’s time we take a look at the defensive side of the ball. Like the offense, the Falcons defensive starting lineup is relatively settled with much of the competition coming at depth positions. Unlike the offense, the possibility that the Falcons look to bolster many positions with veteran additions at the end of camp...

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Draft Needs: Are Falcons Desperately Seeking an Edge-Rusher?
Apr30

Draft Needs: Are Falcons Desperately Seeking an Edge-Rusher?

If you’re making a case for what is the Atlanta Falcons biggest draft need, it starts and ends with edge pass-rusher. The lack of a significant pass rush has plagued the team for multiple seasons. The last time the team finished in the top 15 league-wide in sacks was 2008, and the last time they finished in the top 10 was in 2004 when they led the entire league with 48 sacks. Frankly, the Falcons wasted the talents of John...

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