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Atlanta Falcons Release Star-Studded Trio

Atlanta Falcons Release Star-Studded Trio

David Dermer/Diamond Images/Getty Images(ATLANTA) –  The Atlanta Falcons have announced that they released veterans Michael Turner, John Abraham, and Dunta Robinson on Friday in an attempt to clear major salary-cap space.
The moves saved the Falc…

49ers Come Back To Beat Falcons, Clinch Super Bowl Berth

49ers Come Back To Beat Falcons, Clinch Super Bowl Berth

Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images(ATLANTA) — The San Francisco 49ers are heading back to the Super Bowl.
The 49ers came back from 17-point deficit to beat the Atlanta Falcons 28-24 on Sunday in the NFC Championship game to clinch a trip to the Super Bowl.
It …

Falcons Clip Seahawks, Head To NFC Championship

Falcons Clip Seahawks, Head To NFC Championship

Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images(ATLANTA) — The Atlanta Falcons blew a big lead, and two Matts bailed them out.
Matt Bryant hit a 49-yard field goal with eight seconds left to lift the Falcons over the Seattle Seahawks, 30-28 in the NFC Divisional round of t…

Falcons Focused on Bucs, Not Playoffs

Falcons Focused on Bucs, Not Playoffs

Leon Halip/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The Atlanta Falcons will look to finish 8-0 this season at home on Sunday when they host the sliding Tampa Bay Buccaneers (6-9).  The Falcons will finish with the best record in the NFC, win or lose, but would …

Falcons Pick Apart Saints, 23-13

Falcons Pick Apart Saints, 23-13

Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images(ATLANTA) — The Atlanta Falcons picked off Drew Brees five times, leading them to a 23-13 victory over the New Orleans Saints.
Falcons safety William Moore had two of the five interceptions.
“We just knew that we could just c…

Falcons Edge Buccaneers 24-23

Falcons Edge Buccaneers 24-23

Al Messerschmidt/Getty ImagesTAMPA, FL) –  The Atlanta Falcons edged the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 24-23 on Sunday to improve to 10-1 this season.
Matt Ryan passed for 353 yards and one long touchdown to Julio Jones.  The duo connected on an 80-y…

Ryan, Turner Propel Falcons to 8-0

Ryan, Turner Propel Falcons to 8-0

Scott Cunningham/Getty Images(ATLANTA) –  Don’t look now, but the Atlanta Falcons are halfway to perfection.
Led by running back Michael Turner and a stout defense, the Falcons stuffed the Dallas Cowboys 19-13 to improve to 8-0 this season.
Turne…

Falcons Improve to 5-0, Top Redskins 24-17

Falcons Improve to 5-0, Top Redskins 24-17

Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images(LANDOVER, Md.) — The Atlanta Falcons are 5-0 for the first time in franchise history.  Matt Ryan completed 34 of 52 passes for 345 yards and two touchdowns in Atlanta’s 24-17 win over the Redskins (2-3) on Sunday.
Th…

Falcons Stun Panthers On Last Second FG

Falcons Stun Panthers On Last Second FG

Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images(ATLANTA) — The Atlanta Falcons rallied to beat the Carolina Panthers 30-28 behind a game-winning 40-yard field goal by kicker Matt Bryant.
The Falcons improved to 4-0 on the season and are off to their best start since 2004.&…

Falcons RB Turner Arrested For Drunken Driving, Speeding

Falcons RB Turner Arrested For Drunken Driving, Speeding

Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images(ATLANTA) — Falcons running back Michael Turner was arrested for drunken driving and speeding Tuesday morning, according to the Atlanta Journal Constitution. The incident occured several hours after Turner led Atlanta to a 27-…

NFL Wild Card Preview: Falcons @ Giants

NFL Wild Card Preview: Falcons @ Giants

Scott Boehm/Getty Images(EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J.) — The New York Giants will welcome the Atlanta Falcons to East Rutherford, New Jersey, Sunday afternoon in an NFC wild-card showdown. Big Blue’s defense will look to stop a Falcons offense that is ranked…

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