When Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan threw it up on fourth-and-goal to Julio Jones, it looked like a prayer. Would it have been a fantastic catch by Jones to win the divisional-round game against the Philadelphia Eagles? It would have gone down in NFL playoff history.
Another season, another heartbreaking defeat for the Falcons.
Matt Ryan and the Falcons sputtered on the road and were shut out in the second half of the divisional round.
Key player: Since this section is supposed to be about a key PLAYER, we’ll focus on the guy who is the embodiment of the head-scratching, alternately frustrating and exhilarating offense of Steve Sarkisian: one Julio Jones. By any measure one of the greatest receivers in the league, Jones in 2017 piled up plenty of yards […]
What America saw last weekend from the Atlanta Falcons was similar to what the team showed for 2+ quarters of last year's Super Bowl. The Falcons have that balanced offense – if Matt Ryan is efficient – to challenge any opponents. Where they made their mark against the Rams was on defense.
An entire NFL playoff-level team’s worth of Alabama alumni returned to the sideline of their alma mater on Monday night to watch the Crimson Tide defeat Georgia in the national championship game. “I was actually asleep,” said the Atlanta Falcons’ Julio Jones, an ex-Tider who’s prepping for a playoff game this weekend. Ah, but Jones […]
Defensive line coach Karl Dunbar told Atlanta police his bag was taken from the team hotel
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) Even Julio Jones was caught off guard when someone mentioned all the various body parts he’s had to nurse back to health this season.
You probably won’t be paying much attention to Wes Schweitzer late on Saturday afternoon. The Falcons spent the 195th pick in the 2016 draft on Schweitzer, and promptly shelved him. It wasn’t as valuable as the experience that Schweitzer's draft classmates Keanu Neal, Deion Jones, De’Vondre Cambell and Austin Hooper were getting.
Atlanta Falcons wideout Julio Jones returned to practice after sitting out Tuesday’s and Wednesday’s workouts with an ankle injury. See what other injuries we’re tracking Thursday.
What America saw last weekend from the Atlanta Falcons was similar to what the team showed for 2½ quarters of last year's Super Bowl. Can they keep it up as they head on the road again Saturday to Philadelphia? The Falcons have that balanced offense — if Matt Ryan is efficient — to challenge any […]
Nick Saban’s tenure at Alabama brought the program their fifth college championship this decade on Monday after defeating a well-matched Georgia team in one of the best championship games Alabama’s had to play. Since at least 1988, the 10-year dynasty for Alabama — from 2008 to 2017 — is the best ever college football dynasty […]