Archive for the ‘Atlanta Falcons’ Category

DIVISIONAL WEEKEND: What To Look Out For

Only a quarter of the teams in the NFL remain standing, as the 2017 season reaches the divisional round stage. Which four sides will make it through to the conference championship game next weekend? Richard O’Hagan has some thoughts.

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WILD CARD WEEKEND: What to look out for

It is hard to believe that we are but five short weeks away from the end of another NFL season. No fewer than 24 teams are inactive this weekend – four because they won post-season byes and the other 20 because they were too rubbish to make the post-season at all. That leaves just four wildcard games for us to look forward to. 

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The 300: #24 Morten Andersen

Kickers are always a controversial choice in any list like this, but how could we ignore this guy?

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The 300: #13 Devin Hester

Yesterday, The 300 brought you one of the Hall of Fame’s most recent entrants. Today, it is the turn of one of the NFL’s most recent retirees.

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The 300: #5 Eric Dickerson

The fifth name on our list should really need no further introduction…

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ROSTER CUTS: Big Names Who Didn’t Make It

It’s been an odd weekend in the NFL. For the first time, the League decided to cut rosters from 90 to 53 after the final preseason game, rather than doing it in increments between the final two contests. It has made for a brutal few days, and some big names suddenly found themselves without teams.  

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DRAFT PREVIEW: Pick 31 – Atlanta Falcons

The Falcons were so nearly NFL champions in 2016. Which players will they choose to take them that one vital step further?

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OFF-SEASON TRACKER: NFC SOUTH – UPDATED

Our off-season trackers cover all of the important moves that each team makes between the end of the 2016 season and the start of the 2017 one.

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SUPER BOWL LI – Patriot Grit Overcomes Falcon Aggression

Once again the Super Bowl delivered a thrilling contest, with New England taking the victory on the first drive of the game’s first ever period of overtime. It all went horribly wrong for Atlanta, and we thing that we know why.

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SUPER BOWL LI – How to Win on Special Teams

We conclude our tactical preview of Sunday’s Super Bowl with a look at the vital third component of each team – the special teams units.

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