Atlanta Falcons Takeaways from Last Week – June 23, 2014
Jun23

Atlanta Falcons Takeaways from Last Week – June 23, 2014

The Atlanta Falcons made the somewhat bold move to trade for Houston Texans quarterback T.J. Yates earlier this week. It’s a bold move in the sense that the Falcons saw a weakness on their team and went about addressing it. That weakness was their backup quarterback situation where Dominique Davis, Sean Renfree and Jeff Mathews sat behind starter Matt Ryan. Between the three of them, they only have one game and seven pass...

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Why the Atlanta Falcons Trade For T.J. Yates Is a Good Move
Jun19

Why the Atlanta Falcons Trade For T.J. Yates Is a Good Move

The Atlanta Falcons pulled off a trade late last night, acquiring former Houston Texans quarterback T.J. Yates in exchange for linebacker Akeem Dent. It was a smart move by the Falcons front office for several reasons: The trade addressed a key area of need: backup quarterback. It cost very little. Showed that the team was willing to move on from a move that clearly wasn’t working. Let’s address each of those things in...

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Falcons Swap Dent for Yates; Sign LB Tim Dobbins
Jun19

Falcons Swap Dent for Yates; Sign LB Tim Dobbins

The Atlanta Falcons acquired quarterback T.J. Yates via trade with the Houston Texans in exchange for linebacker Akeem Dent. The team also signed free agent linebacker Tim Dobbins.

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FalcFans Podcast – Ep. 68 “Go Blame Thomas Dimitroff!”

Allen and I are back with our friend Steve Cohen to discuss the Atlanta Falcons offseason and the latest happenings in OTAs. We discuss the injuries to Julio Jones, Zeke Motta and Levine Toilolo; what role will Devonta Freeman and Antone Smith have at running back; trade rumors surrounding Oakland Raiders wide receiver Denarius Moore; the Falcons front office’s aggressiveness with making moves at the end of training camp;...

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FalcFans Podcast – Ep. 65 “Last Thoughts on the Draft”

I am joined by Dave Choate of the Falcholic to give some final thoughts on what the Atlanta Falcons could do in the 2014 NFL Draft. We break down several first-round scenarios for the Falcons including whether or not they will trade up for Jadeveon Clowney or stay at six to take an offensive tackle. We also discuss what areas of need could be targeted in the second and third rounds of the draft. Then we follow up with our assessment...

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