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Who on the Falcons is most likely to make their first Pro Bowl in 2022?

The Falcons aren’t going to scare many teams on paper. If they’re to upset a few opponents this year, it will come from some unlikely sources, including Arthur Smith and his staff out-coaching opposing staffs.

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Falcons player profile: LB Nick Kwiatkoski

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Now that free agency and the draft are behind us, it’s time to take a closer look at the Falcons roster heading in to the summer. Next up in our player profile series is LB Nick Kwiatkoski.

Now that free agency and the 2022 NFL Draft draft are (mostly) behind us, it’s time to take a closer look at the Atlanta Falcons’ roster heading in to the summer. Outside of a few additions and subtractions here and there in the course of training camp and...

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PLAYER ANALYSIS: Will there be a sophomore slump for Falcons’ TE Kyle Pitts?

Atlanta Falcons rookie tight end Kyle Pitts was a force for the Atlanta Falcons offense and havoc for other teams’s defenses during his first year in the NFL.

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The Most Underrated Cornerback Duo is on the Atlanta Falcons

The off-season for the Atlanta Falcons so far has been one to remember and not in a good way. Former quarterback Matt Ryan is now on the Indianapolis Colts.

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PLAY BREAKDOWN: Atlanta Falcons Run Curl-Flat Concept

The curl-flat concept is a pretty basic passing concept run at all levels of football, from high school to the pro ranks. Also known as the Hank Concept,

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Marcus Mariota Has High Praise for Falcons’ Coaching

Even in his short NFL career, Marcus Mariota is a seasoned veteran. The 28-year-old quarterback is on his third team and playing for his sixth head coach.

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Falcons CB AJ Terrell makes Top 25 Under 25 List, Kyle Pitts doesn’t make the cut

For much of the 21st century, the NFL has been dominated by Tom Brady, Aaron Rodgers, and other veterans. However, the lifeline of the league is based on the younger generation of stars like Patrick Mahomes, Joe Burrow, Justin Jefferson, and Nick Bosa.

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Atlanta Falcons 53-man roster projection: Deion Jones’ future, QB battle, and more

The Falcons roster currently sits at 90 players but will quickly be trimmed to 53 by August 30th. While the front office and coaching staff rigorously evaluate the team’s personnel, I’m going to skip the hard part and go directly to predicting the final 53-man roster.

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Falcons training camp battles: Safety

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Is Atlanta set to usher in a youth movement at safety?

We’re not that far away from training camp, which means it’s an excellent time to look at the state of some of the biggest position battles on the roster. We’re moving along to a position group with two starting jobs up for grabs: Safety

Your Atlanta Falcons have had quite a bit of stability at safety over the past decade, drafting two duos who held down starting...

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Bryan Edwards knows he’s a fit for Falcons HC Arthur Smith’s offense

The Falcons traded for Bryan Edwards a couple of months ago, which bolstered Atlanta’s receiving core with another big-bodied target for Marcus Mariota and Desmond Ridder.

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Falcons player profile: LB Mykal Walker

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Now that free agency and the draft are behind us, it’s time to take a closer look at the Falcons roster heading in to the summer. Next up in our player profile series is LB Mykal Walker.

Now that free agency and the 2022 NFL Draft draft are (mostly) behind us, it’s time to take a closer look at the Atlanta Falcons’ roster heading in to the summer. Outside of a few additions and subtractions here and there in the course of...

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Falcons Offseason Acquisition Projected to Have Big Upcoming Season

The Falcons have made notable moves this offseason. Most notably, trading Matt Ryan to Indianapolis and selecting Drake London in the NFL Draft. On the flip side, there have been moves that don’t seem as notable.

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Rookie to main man: Falcons Kyle Pitts

Kyle Pitts is making a name for himself after a stellar rookie season with the Falcons. The former 4th-round pick in the 2021 NFL draft posted 1,026 receiving yards with 68 catches, followed by a touchdown as well as a Pro Bowl appearance.

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NFC Notes: Falcons, Baker Mayfield, Panthers, Saints

Falcons Scott Bair of the team’s official site expects Falcons WR Bryan Edwards to make a “bigger impact than people expect” given he’s a large target, can make plays in traffic, and is a deep threat.  Bair believes that the presence of WR Drake London and Edwards will help free up coverage for TE Kyle Pitts.

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Should the Falcons bring Julio Jones back?

A new era is upon Atlanta sports. For the lifelong sports fans of the Georgia capital, it’s been a painful few years. Witnessing the departure of multiple sports legends, such as Matt Ryan of the Falcons, or Freddie Freeman of the Braves, fans are waiting for the next chapter of Atlanta sports.

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Video Shows Desmond Ridder’s Teammates Getting Hyped For Him

The Atlanta Falcons are in a period of transition at quarterback. They traded longtime starter and former league MVP Matt Ryan to the Indianapolis Colts and signed Marcus Mariota.

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Falcons player profile: LB Rashaan Evans

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Now that free agency and the draft are behind us, it’s time to take a closer look at the Falcons roster heading in to the summer. Next up in our player profile series is LB Rashaan Evans.

Now that free agency and the 2022 NFL Draft draft are (mostly) behind us, it’s time to take a closer look at the Atlanta Falcons’ roster heading in to the summer. Outside of a few additions and subtractions here and there in the course of training camp and the...

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NFL Analyst Adam Rank’s Bold Take On the 2022-2023 Atlanta Falcons

The last time the Falcons had a winning record was back in 2017. The team was quite different during this time. Players such as Desmond Trufant, Keanu Neal, Brian Poole, Julio Jones, Devonta Freeman, and Matt Ryan were on the team.

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PLAY BREAKDOWN: Atlanta Falcons Run Toss Sweep

The toss sweep is one of the most basic plays in football. In Cordarelle Patterson, Arthur Smith and the Falcons have a 6’2 227 pound hybrid running back/receiver who is perfect for the outside running and power needed when running the sweep.

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NFL Analyst’s Bold Take On the 2022-2023 Atlanta Falcons

The last time the Falcons had a winning record was back in 2017. The team was quite different during this time. Players such as Desmond Trufant, Keanu Neal, Brian Poole, Julio Jones, Devonta Freeman, and Matt Ryan were on the team.

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