Stories tagged: Atlanta Falcons
SATURDAY, JAN. 14, 2017, 9:55 P.M.
Seahawks suffer yet another road divisional playoff loss
Another road divisional round playoff loss didn’t shake Russell Wilson’s confidence the Seahawks can win away from Seattle at this stage of the postseason.
SATURDAY, JAN. 14, 2017, 9:45 P.M.
Thiel: Safety turned Seahawks’ season upside down
In summary, the Seahawks said the pieces were still there for continued playoff contention. It may be true, but what Rees Odhiambo said made it a little hard to accept …
SATURDAY, JAN. 14, 2017, 8:06 P.M.
Seahawks’ Michael Bennett blows up at reporter after loss
Seahawks defensive lineman Michael Bennett, frustrated during the game at Atlanta offensive linemen for what he appeared to think were dirty plays, exploded at a reporter after the Seahawks’ 36-20 …
UPDATED: SATURDAY, JAN. 14, 2017, 8:52 P.M.
Seahawks’ season ends with 36-20 playoff loss to Atlanta Falcons
The Atlanta Falcons have advanced to the NFC championship game for the fourth time in franchise history, beating the Seattle Seahawks 36-20 in the NFC divisional playoff game on Saturday.
FRIDAY, JAN. 13, 2017, 7:44 P.M.
Thiel: Seahawks’ offensive line appears to be mature, ready to rock
The fact that the Seahawks Saturday rushed for 177 yards in the playoff win over Detroit suggests plausibility to the theory that, in pro football, kids can grow up fast …
THURSDAY, JAN. 12, 2017, 5:40 P.M.
Understanding pass game led to evolution of Seahawks linebacker Bobby Wagner
Listing all the ways Seattle linebacker Bobby Wagner believes he’s a better player than four years ago when the Seahawks last came across the Atlanta Falcons in the postseason would …
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 11, 2017, 7:15 P.M.
Falcons’ Jones gets playoff rematch with Seahawks’ Sherman
Julio Jones simply shrugged instead of screaming and shouting following a costly no-call against Richard Sherman three months ago.
TUESDAY, JAN. 10, 2017, 11:16 P.M.
Seahawks headed back to Atlanta where loss still lingers
Four years ago, the Seattle Seahawks walked out of Atlanta after a defining moment that shaped what has taken place since.
MONDAY, JAN. 9, 2017, 10:54 P.M.
Atlanta coach Dan Quinn downplays personal stake in Falcons-Seahawks rematch
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. – Falcons coach Dan Quinn is determined to make sure he’s not the story in Saturday’s NFC divisional-round playoff game against Seattle, his former team. Quinn spoke …
SATURDAY, JAN. 7, 2017, 10:21 P.M.
Defensive guru Dan Quinn in playoffs with high-scoring Falcons
Dan Quinn got a shot at being a head coach because of his work molding one of the league’s best defenses. Now, heading into the playoffs for the first time …
SUNDAY, DEC. 4, 2016, 9:54 P.M.
Eric Berry has a homecoming for the ages in Atlanta
Eric Berry stepped in to intercept Matt Ryan’s pass and didn’t stop running until he reached the end zone at the other end of the field, a 99-yard return that …
THURSDAY, NOV. 3, 2016, 9:10 P.M.
Matt Ryan throws for four TDs to lead Falcons over Tampa Bay
Matt Ryan threw for 344 yards and four touchdowns, helping the Atlanta Falcons tighten their grip on first place in the NFC South with a 43-28 victory over the Tampa …
TUESDAY, OCT. 18, 2016, 7:17 P.M.
Seahawks rallied to beat Falcons despite Richard Sherman’s rant
Next time – if there could really be a next time similar to Sunday – Seahawks coach Pete Carroll hopes Richard Sherman reacts just a little bit differently.
MONDAY, OCT. 17, 2016, 8:52 P.M.
Falcons’ Julio Jones: ‘It was just a missed call’
Atlanta Falcons All-Pro wide receiver Julio Jones was incredulous after the 26-24 loss to Seattle on Sunday. “That was crazy,” said Jones, who then flashed a quizzical look.
SUNDAY, OCT. 16, 2016, 10:39 P.M.
Seahawks rally, then hold on to defeat Falcons 26-24
Steven Hauschka kicked a 44-yard field goal with just over two minutes remaining and the Seattle Seahawks held on to defeat the Atlanta Falcons 26-24 on Sunday in Seattle.
SATURDAY, OCT. 15, 2016, 11:34 P.M.
Seahawks’ top-rated defense ready to square off against Falcons’ No. 1 offense
The question made Seahawks linebacker K.J. Wright pause. When, Wright was asked, did he think the Seahawks last played an offense as good as Atlanta’s, a team Seattle will face …
FRIDAY, OCT. 14, 2016, 11:31 P.M.
Seahawks K.J. Wright, Bobby Wagner hold their in pass coverage
When Seahawks linebacker K.J. Wright watches film, he’s usually focusing on the offense, looking for clues on how to stop that week’s opponent.
THURSDAY, OCT. 13, 2016, 11:03 P.M.
Richard Sherman’s next job may be shadowing Julio Jones
As his career has progressed, Seattle’s Richard Sherman has become more adept at shadowing a specific wide receiver instead of concentrating on covering one side of the field.
THURSDAY, OCT. 13, 2016, 12:47 P.M.
First meeting between Dan Quinn, former Seahawks defensive coordinator, and Pete Carroll.
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 12, 2016, 10:13 P.M.
Seahawks keeping eye on upcoming storm
As this is written Wednesday morning, it could hardly be a more perfect fall Seattle day.
MONDAY, OCT. 10, 2016, 2 P.M.
Suddenly, Seahawks schedule takes on new look
In April, when NFL schedules were finalized, the Seahawks’ game against Atlanta loomed as interesting but not necessarily must-see TV.
THURSDAY, OCT. 6, 2016, 7:21 P.M.
Panthers QB Newton sits out practice; Anderson prepping
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Derek Anderson is preparing as if he will start Monday night against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers with Cam Newton still in the league’s concussion protocol. The 33-year-old …
MONDAY, JAN. 25, 2016, 2:09 P.M.
NFL notes: Injured Panthers Allen and Davis could be ready for Super Bowl
Veteran Carolina Panthers defensive end Jared Allen has two weeks to prove to coach Ron Rivera he can play after missing the NFC Championship Game with a broken foot. Allen …
SUNDAY, DEC. 27, 2015, 7:12 P.M.
Panthers’ bid for perfect season ends with loss to Falcons
For the first time this season, there was no big comeback for Carolina. No clutch play at a key moment. No costly mistake by its opponent in the last few …
THURSDAY, DEC. 24, 2015, 5:28 P.M.
Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones has slim chance to set mark for catches
Falcons receiver Julio Jones said Thursday he isn’t concerned with breaking the NFL single-season record for catches.
THURSDAY, OCT. 15, 2015, 9:42 P.M.
Brees, Watson help Saints stun Falcons, 31-21
Drew Brees passed for 312 yards, Ben Watson racked up a career-high 127 yards receiving to go with a fourth-down touchdown catch, and the New Orleans Saints handed the Atlanta …
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 7, 2015, 10:07 P.M.
New coaches getting fast results with Falcons, Broncos, Jets
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. − Dan Quinn cranked up the music and turned up the energy for the Atlanta Falcons. So far, the results have been nothing short of amazing.
TUESDAY, SEPT. 15, 2015
NFL: Julio Jones leads Falcons past Eagles
ATLANTA – In his first game with that big contract, Julio Jones was worth every penny. Jones hauled in nine passes for 141 yards, including a pair of touchdowns, and …
SUNDAY, AUG. 30, 2015
NFL notes: Julio Jones signs five-year extension with Atlanta
The Atlanta Falcons agreed to a five-year contract extension with Julio Jones on Saturday that is expected to rank with recent deals paid to other top wide receivers. The deal, …
FRIDAY, MAY 8, 2015
EWU’s Jake Rodgers impressed Falcons with natural talent
As Jake Rodgers figures it, he’ll be playing football on Sundays because he paid attention the rest of the week. Five years ago, Rodgers was playing tight end at Shadle …