New Atlanta Falcons general manager Terry Fontenot has said several times publicly that he believes this team can win in 2021. While fans would disagree given the last three seasons, it isn’t out of the question. We all know the issues that this Atlanta Falcons team has, specifically along the...
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New Atlanta Falcons head coach Arthur Smith held his first post training camp press conference on Thursday. Calvin Ridley was a mild concern coming into camp because of offseason surgery, but he looked sharp on Thursday, and Smith didn't seemed overly concerned about his fitness. "We'll bring him along," Smith...
For what seems like the 100th season in a row, the Atlanta Falcons are entering the season with serious question marks on their offensive line. On paper, the Atlanta Falcons have made serious investments and the unit should be a strength. Three first-round picks, two third-round picks, one fourth-round pick, and a handful of free agents are competing for starting positions. Unfortunately, that doesn’t always ensure solidity.
ATLANTA FALCONS (4-12) CAMP SITE: Flowery Branch, Georgia. LAST YEAR: The Falcons' first 0-7 start since 1997 led to the firings of coach Dan Quinn and general manager Thomas Dimitroff. Interim coach Raheem Morris managed four wins, but that was not enough for him to keep the job or change the team's path toward an overhaul. Terry Fontenot was hired from the Saints as general manager and former Tennessee Titans offensive coordinator Arthur Smith was hired as coach. A flurry of cost-cutting moves, including the trade of seven-time Pro Bowl wide receiver Julio Jones to the Titans, helped to define the rebuilding job facing Smith and Fontenot.