The Atlanta Falcons earned a 28-21 lead over the Oakland Raiders with an eight-yard pass from Matt Ryan that took quite a journey to get to wide receiver Justin Hardy.
The Atlanta Falcons appear to be very committed to building the most batshit insane football stadium in American history. They already went and approved a design that will make the stadium resemble a robot’s anus, and now they are going to grace the grounds with what is purported to be the largest bird statue in the…
The Atlanta Falcons released former Utah State linebacker Torrey Green today after prosecutors decided to give another look at the claims of four women who alleged that Green sexually assaulted them.
Georgia House Bill 757 is a new bit of “religious freedom” legislation currently in the late stages of the approval process that would prevent the government from penalizing organizations that deny “social, educational or charitable services that violate such faith-based organization’s sincerely held religious…
Roddy White’s release by the Falcons last week was not a huge surprise; it’s hard to justify a 34-year-old third WR with a $6 million-plus cap hit. But White’s an interesting case, because he didn’t precisely demonstrate that he can’t play anymore. Instead, he was simply phased out of the gameplan by first-year OC…
This morning Ohio State CB Eli Apple, who’s projected to go mid-first round in next month’s draft, appeared on Comcast SportsNet in Philadelphia and revealed the strangest question he’d been asked at the NFL scouting combine. Turns out, the strangest question he got was also the first.
Carolina’s undefeated season came to an end at the hands of the Falcons, who the Panthers had destroyed just two weeks ago. The Panthers yukked it up in the closing stages of that first meeting, posing for group photos on the sidelines before the game was even over. This time out, according to Atlanta LB O’Brien…
The Carolina Panthers’ bid to become the third 15-0 team in NFL history went down in Atlanta this afternoon as the Atlanta Falcons took them down 20-13. MVP-favorite Cam Newton threw for a paltry 142 yards, but he rushed for 46 yards and a touchdown. Julio Jones carried the Falcons with 178 yards and a pair of scores,…
Did you forget about Julio Jones? Of course you haven’t, but the Falcons receiver made sure to remind anyone who had with this incredible 70-yard touchdown catch that put Atlanta up on the undefeated Panthers late in the third quarter.
Falcons RB Tevin Coleman is in the concussion protocol because he slipped in the shower and hit his head.
Shayne Graham, the newly signed Falcons kicker, is in the midst of the best fantasy football performance of all time, as his 16 field goals are good for 48 points in Yahoo leagues. This first came to our attention as our alleged former colleague Kyle Wagner talked some shit online.
In fact, the Colts beat the Falcons xx-xx today.
Late in the fourth quarter, Devonta Freeman and the Falcons were trailing Washington 16-12 when Freeman seemingly scored on this touchdown catch. For some inexplicable reason, the referees called it an incomplete pass and the Falcons.
Some people are fans of the Atlanta Falcons. But many, many more people are NOT fans of the Atlanta Falcons. This 2015 Deadspin NFL team preview is for those in the latter group.
Second-year Atlanta Falcons linebacker Prince Shembo has been charged with aggravated cruelty to animals, a felony, according to WSB-TV reporter Tony Thomas. Shembo is accused of kicking and killing his girlfriend’s dog.
The NFL puffed up its chest and released a punishment on a Monday morning, announcing that the Falcons would be fined $350,000 and docked a fifth-round draft pick in 2016 for pumping in crowd noise.
According to Adam Schefter, the Atlanta Falcons and Cleveland Browns were informed of their pending punishments for pumping in crowd noise and illegally texting coaches in-game, respectively. The penalties will be announced next week, Schefter says, and they will reportedly be "severe."
Rondel Menendez wants to play. It's Sept. 3, 1999, and the Atlanta Falcons are playing their final preseason game, against the Cincinnati Bengals. It's the last opportunity for players on the bubble to earn a place on the roster. Menendez has already done enough to show he's one of Atlanta's 53 best players, but wants…
Owner Arthur Blank says the Falcons were "wrong" to pump in fake crowd noise. The NFL is expected to announce the results of its investigation, plus penalties that could include a fine or a docked draft pick, soon.