Draft Needs: More Beef Needed on Falcons Defensive Interior?
Apr30

Draft Needs: More Beef Needed on Falcons Defensive Interior?

An offseason priority for the Atlanta Falcons was “toughening up” their team, with an emphasis on bulking up on both lines of scrimmage. The team did just that when they opened up free agency by signing defensive tackle Paul Soliai and defensive end Tyson Jackson. For many, it signaled that the Falcons were moving to a 3-4 scheme. Why else would would they guarantee $25 million to players that have spent the bulk of their...

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Takeaways from Last Week – March 24, 2014
Mar24

Takeaways from Last Week – March 24, 2014

If I’m being honest, I like the idea of Devin Hester in an Atlanta Falcons uniform moreso than the reality. The idea of Hester donning the black and red is giving the Falcons a legitimate playmaker on special teams, something it has lacked since the heyday of Allen Rossum nearly a decade ago. Yes, Eric Weems was my guy but his abilities as a returner was analogous to a chain-moving wide receiver as opposed to an explosive...

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Mike Nolan to Return to Falcons With Extension
Dec30

Mike Nolan to Return to Falcons With Extension

Last night, FOX Sports Insider Jay Glazer reported that Atlanta Falcons defensive coordinator Mike Nolan’s contract would be extended, indicating that he would return to the Falcons for at least one more season. This morning, D. Orlando Ledbetter of the AJC reported that Nolan’s extension is for two more years per his agent. Nolan’s contract was set to expire after the 2013 season. Nolan is a well-respected defensive...

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FalcFans Podcast – Ep. 48 “Soft Spot for the Jaguars”

On this week’s episode, Allen and I are joined by Matt Chambers, a writer for the Falcoholic. We express our condolences over the death of Thomas Howard before getting into the discussion about our favorite team: the Atlanta Falcons. We discuss whether defensive coordinator Mike Nolan is to blame for the defensive troubles seen stemming from Bobby Rainey’s breakout performance in Week 11. We break new ground by mentioning...

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FalcFans Podcast – Ep. 47 “I Hate Brian Robiskie”

Allen and I are more depressed than ever with the Atlanta Falcons. In this week’s episode, we briefly discuss the few positives we saw in the Falcons Week 10 loss to the Seattle Seahawks, but focus mainly on the negative, as we conclude that the Falcons are practically unwatchable. We go into detail about the offensive line and some of the potential roster changes that could be upcoming there. We discuss Sam Baker’s...

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