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Atlanta Falcons: Will Desmond Ridder start week one?

Atlanta Falcons fans won’t get their first look at rookie quarterback Desmond Ridder for more than a month leaving plenty of questions as to just how good Ridder will be in year one? Will the team be willing to start Ridder in week one or give the rookie time to learn and develop?
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3 Atlanta Falcons facing the most pressure this season

As a team, the Atlanta Falcons are facing very little pressure heading into the season. It would be surprising to see the team part ways with their head coach no matter how few wins they manage to find this season. This speaks to the position Atlanta has put themselves in this off-season no longer delaying a rebuild the team has obviously needed over the last three seasons.
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Former Atlanta Falcons help to push more COVID vaccinations

The COVID-19 pandemic is more than two years old. The first vaccines against coronavirus debuted in December 2020. Still, there are Americans who’ve not yet received vaccinations. “Just trying to encourage people to just come out and really to be open to learning new things and just have an...
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Plays That Defined 2021: Atlanta Falcons at Buffalo Bills

Welcome to Plays That Defined 2021! This ain’t your usual game recap. Here’s what to do. Pretend you’ve just written a novel and it’s time to select the cover art. You want a single picture that tells the reader what it’s all about, right? That’s the deal here. Vote for the play that best tells the “story” of this game. Which GIF is the best “cover art” for...

Atlanta Falcons must find a way to replace Kaleb McGary this season

The Atlanta Falcons chose not to exercise Kaleb McGary’s fifth-year option this off-season making it all the more obvious McGary’s job isn’t guaranteed this season. The biggest problem with the Atlanta Falcons’ offense last season was their inability to set up the run with their blocking or to protect Matt Ryan.

Four Atlanta Falcons entering a make-or-break year in 2022

There are those Falcons players who are under more pressure than the others. It is a sentence you hear about NFL players and coaches all the time, “[this player/coach] is entering a make-or-break year,” and while it might be cliché, it still does apply to some players, even a select few on the Atlanta Falcons.

3 Former Atlanta Falcons still stuck in free agency

At this point in the Atlanta Falcons season, the focus has shifted from off-season moves to camp and developing the players on their current roster. Any moves in free agency will likely be for fringe players to fill out the roster and give plenty of depth ahead of Atlanta’s three pre-season games.

Three forgotten Atlanta Falcons from the past decade

There are a lot of Falcons players you may have forgotten over the years. News flash: not all players who play for the Falcons turn out to be Tony Gonzalez, Roddy White, Matt Ryan, or Julio Jones. Most players end up making small contributions before they are released, forgotten, and never heard from again.

Former Atlanta Falcons receiver Julio Jones still a free agent

Former Atlanta Falcons receiver Julio Jones is still one of the most surprising current free agents left with rosters filling out and attention shifting to camps and pre-season. Despite coming off of the worst year of his career it is surprising Julio hasn’t found the right fit in free agency. There seems to be some expectation Jones will end up signing with a team capable of getting him a ring as he is in what are likely the final years of his career.

Atlanta Falcons should bring back QB Kurt Benkert

The Atlanta Falcons are in the beginning stages of their search for their next franchise quarterback, will it be Marcus Mariota or Desmond Ridder? No one can say for certainty that either of them will turn into a guy that leads Atlanta to their first championship, but surely they are talented enough.

Atlanta Falcons Rumors: Jadeveon Clowney Almost Signed With Falcons In 2022 NFL Free Agency?

Jadeveon Clowney has been the subject of Falcons rumors lately, saying that he would have signed with Atlanta had Terry Fontenot and the Falcons traded for Deshaun Watson. Atlanta has Grady Jarrett and Ta’Quon Graham along the defensive line with Lorenzo Carter at outside linebacker, but Clowney would have been a welcomed addition to the NFL’s worst pass rush during the 2021 season. #NFL

Marcus Mariota looking more comfortable with Atlanta Falcons

The Atlanta Falcons and former Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota are hoping this upcoming football season can be a big year for both team and player. The Falcons are looking for a replacement for long-time starter Matt Ryan while Mariota is looking to jumpstart his NFL career after spending the last two seasons as a backup.