Steven Jackson’s Status Uncertain for Week 7

ESPN’s Vaughn McClure reports that running back Steven Jackson’s status is still a bit uncertain as he works back from a hamstring injury suffered in the first quarter of the Falcons Week 2 win over the St. Louis Rams. McClure first reported three weeks ago that Jackson would likely be out until this weekend’s Week 7 game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, but Falcons head coach Mike Smith gave no update to...

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Falcons Lose to Jets on Last Second Field Goal
Oct08

Falcons Lose to Jets on Last Second Field Goal

The Atlanta Falcons dropped another heart-breaker when a last second field goal by kicker Nick Folk lifted the New York Jets to a 30-28 win. The Falcons had been successful with taking a late one-point lead with less than two minutes remaining in the game, but their defense failed to get a stop to deliver the team a win. Atlanta’s record falls to 1-4 as they enter their bye week. Matt Ryan led the way, completing 36 of 45 passes...

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Quizz Gets Golden Opportunity From Jackson’s Injury
Sep26

Quizz Gets Golden Opportunity From Jackson’s Injury

Jacquizz Rodgers has a golden opportunity due to a report this week that running back Steven Jackson may miss nearly a month due to his hamstring injury. Jackson will miss his second consecutive game this week, matching his total number of missed games from the past four seasons. Jackson was noted for his durability and longevity over the near-decade he spent playing for the St. Louis Rams before joining the Falcons this off-season....

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Dolphins drop Falcons in Comeback Win
Sep22

Dolphins drop Falcons in Comeback Win

The Falcons’ record drops to 1-2 with a 27-23 loss to the Miami Dolphins on the road. The Falcons got off to another good start, getting an early 10-0 lead in the first half, but couldn’t finish thanks to a game-winning drive led by Ryan Tannehill in the final minutes of the fourth quarter. Matt Ryan led the way, completing 23 of 38 passes for 231 yards, 2 touchdowns, and an interception. Jacquizz Rodgers led the Falcons...

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FalcFans Podcast – Ep. 39 “Is the Sky Falling?”

Allen and I break down our thoughts on all of the injuries that have hit the Falcons this week, including assessing whether losing Sean Weatherspoon, Steven Jackson, or Kroy Biermann will impact the team the most … We also look at how the Falcons can potentially replace those guys, including how the team should use Jason Snelling and Jacquizz Rodgers … Questions about whether the Falcons should bring in another pass rusher...

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