Steven Jackson Bowls Over Josh Wilson Thanks To Secret Powerup

Most sports mavens considered Steven Jackson's career to be all-but over entering the 2013 season. (The last time we wrote about him here was nearly four years ago.) And yet he's had a resurgence this year on a bad Falcons team, exhibited no more clearly than yesterday when he leveled the Redskins' Josh Wilson en… » 12/16/13 12:50pm 12/16/13 12:50pm

Mark Sanchez, The Cheerleader: Your Monday Night Football GIF Roundup

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New York 30, Atlanta 28: So that was a surprisingly entertaining game. The Jets won on a 44-yard field goal as time expired but this play from Julio Jones is your play of the game. Jones snatched a 46-yard pass with one hand and Cromartie all over him. It came exactly one play after Jones was flagged for offensive… » 10/08/13 1:02am 10/08/13 1:02am

Reports: Atlanta Is Up Next For An MLS Team

Local and national reports say MLS is relatively close to an agreement with Falcons owner Arthur Blank to bring an MLS expansion team to Atlanta, one of the five new franchises coming in the next seven years. The two would share the billion-dollar retractable domed stadium—aka, "The Sphincter"—that's scheduled to be… » 9/13/13 10:56am 9/13/13 10:56am

That Insane New Falcons Stadium Is Really Going To Happen

From a pair of ideas floated in April, the Falcons have chosen the official conceptual design for their new stadium, set to begin construction next year. It features an eight-piece roof that will twist closed—essentially an iris diaphragm. We hereby nominate, for a nickname, "The Sphincter." » 6/18/13 4:25pm 6/18/13 4:25pm

Falcons Cut Michael Turner, John Abraham, And Dunta Robinson

Atlanta came within 10 yards of the Super Bowl, but in the salary cap era that's no reason not to blow things up. It wasn't unexpected, by today the Falcons announced the releases of RB Michael Turner, DE John Abraham, and CB Dunta Robinson. It's not fun to say goodbye to three faces of a franchise (for better, or in… » 3/01/13 11:30am 3/01/13 11:30am