What if Falcons Focused on Offense in 2014 Draft?
Apr17

What if Falcons Focused on Offense in 2014 Draft?

What if the Atlanta Falcons decided to devote the bulk of their early-round 2014 NFL Draft picks to improving and solidifying the offense rather than the defense? I should have prefaced that question by stating this is more of a thought exercise than any sort of formal proposal. But one reason why the Falcons might decide to focus on offense because relative to the defense, it seems a lot closer to being elite. The Falcons defense...

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FalcFans Podcast – Ep. 60 “We Just Love Misery”

Allen and I are back to recap and review the first week of free agency in the NFL and whether or not the Atlanta Falcons’ moves to bolster the offensive and defensive lines were good or bad. We break down each move and player, indicating what we like about the decisions to bring back Joe Hawley, Jonathan Babineaux and Mike Johnson; as well as discussing the pros and cons of newcomers Jon Asamoah, Paul Soliai and Tyson Jackson....

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Falcons Bring Back Mike Johnson For One More Year

The Atlanta Falcons announced today that guard Mike Johnson had agreed to a one-year extension. Johnson’s rookie contract had expired at the end of the 2013 season and he was set to hit unrestricted free agency tomorrow afternoon at 4 p.m. Eastern. Johnson missed all of the 2013 season with a dislocated ankle and broken leg that he suffered early in training camp. Terms of his deal were undisclosed. Johnson was poised to start...

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FalcFans Weekly Round-Up – March 9, 2014
Mar09

FalcFans Weekly Round-Up – March 9, 2014

Publishing weekly round-ups dealing with various Atlanta Falcons news was a regular event during the abyss known as 2011 NFL Lockout. Since then, I haven’t had much need for them but I figure that it is time to dust them off this offseason. Partially because my day job has me traveling a lot during the week which limits the number of timely updates and posts I can have during the week involving Falcons-related items. So they...

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FalcFans Podcast – Ep. 57 “Who Stays, Who Goes?”

This week, Allen has a snow day and I ask Dave Choate of The Falcoholic to fill in. We discuss several Atlanta Falcons players that are on the bubble, as we decide which players we think stay or go this offseason. Among the players discussed are Steven Jackson, Harry Douglas, Osi Umenyiora, Jonathan Babineaux, Asante Samuel and Thomas DeCoud. Afterwards, I give my thoughts on the Falcons cap room, while Dave weighs in on the recent...

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