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.
Surprising absolutely no one, the Falcons announce the hiring of Seahawks DC Dan Quinn as their new head coach.
Remember when the Atlanta Falcons announced they'd be building a new stadium—using a boatload of public money—that would be crowned with a retractable roof? The architects of the $1.2 billion project recently passed along a new fly-through of the design. And while it's our best look yet at the structure, it also…
If there's one lesson we've learned this NFL season (we learn it every season, really), it's that football stadiums are the place to be if you really want to peer into the dark, drunken heart of humanity. So I am thankful for this Falcons fan, who instead of sending us off with yet another video of fans beating each…
Black Monday has claimed its second victim in Atlanta Falcons head coach Mike Smith. The announcement will be made official at a press conference later today, but everyone is reporting that Smith, who led the Falcons to five straight winning seasons before finishing 6-10 this season and 4-12 the season before, is done.
NFL owners have voted to waive league rules on debt ceilings, in order to allow the Falcons to borrow $850 million to construct their new stadium. The projected cost of the project has increased from $1 billion to $1.4 billion over the last two years.
Devin Hester's punt return touchdown was called back after he allegedly committed an offensive facemask. Meanwhile, here's what was happening on his side of things.
The video above shows Devin Hester returning a missed 60-yard field goal 70-odd yards in Browns-Falcons on Sunday. It also shows 315-pound rookie left guard Joel Bitonio huffing 70-odd yards down the field in coverage to take Hester on an angle and save a touchdown.