Stories tagged: Atlanta Falcons
Fri., Jan. 27, 2017, 6:03 p.m.
Seattle’s defense had taken charge, and the Seahawks led the 2015 Super Bowl by 10 points.
Sun., Jan. 22, 2017, 10:02 p.m.
With another MVP-worthy performance and plenty of help from Julio Jones, Matt Ryan guided the Atlanta Falcons to a 44-21 rout of the Green Bay Packers for the NFC championship …
Sun., Jan. 22, 2017, 10:01 p.m.
After a week of big projections about the high-scoring offenses in the NFC championship game, the big surprise came from Atlanta’s defense.
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 21, 2017, 8:04 p.m.
In 51 seasons, the Atlanta Falcons have played in only one Super Bowl and never won a championship. For much of their existence, the Falcons were burdened with cartoonish ownership, …
Fri., Jan. 20, 2017, 7:09 p.m.
The Pro Football Writers of America voted Falcons linebacker Vic Beasley as the NFL’s most improved player for the 2016 season, the organization announced Friday.
Fri., Jan. 20, 2017, 5:54 p.m.
If you’re wondering what the Falcons are doing in the NFL’s version of the Final Four with the Patriots, Steelers and Packers, you aren’t alone.
Thu., Jan. 19, 2017, 6:24 p.m.
Kyle Shanahan plans to talk again with the San Francisco 49ers about their head coaching vacancy, with all signs pointing to the Atlanta Falcons offensive coordinator landing the job. Shanahan …
Thu., Jan. 19, 2017, 6:21 p.m.
Falcons All-Pro receiver Julio Jones says sprained toe won’t keep him from playing in Sunday’s NFC championship game against Green Bay. Jones says he felt a “snag” in last week’s …
Thu., Jan. 19, 2017, 6:18 p.m.
Leaky pass defenses will surely be tested when the Green Bay Packers meet the Atlanta Falcons in the NFC championship game. The Packers face another worrisome injury in their secondary …
Sat., Jan. 14, 2017, 9:55 p.m.
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.
Sat., Jan. 14, 2017, 9:45 p.m.
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 …
Sat., Jan. 14, 2017, 8:06 p.m.
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: Sat., Jan. 14, 2017, 8:52 p.m.
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.
Fri., Jan. 13, 2017, 7:44 p.m.
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 …
Thu., Jan. 12, 2017, 5:40 p.m.
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 …
Wed., Jan. 11, 2017, 7:15 p.m.
Julio Jones simply shrugged instead of screaming and shouting following a costly no-call against Richard Sherman three months ago.
Tue., Jan. 10, 2017, 11:16 p.m.
Four years ago, the Seattle Seahawks walked out of Atlanta after a defining moment that shaped what has taken place since.
Mon., Jan. 9, 2017, 10:54 p.m.
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 …
Sat., Jan. 7, 2017, 10:21 p.m.
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 …
Sun., Dec. 4, 2016, 9:54 p.m.
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 …
Thu., Nov. 3, 2016, 9:10 p.m.
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 …
Tue., Oct. 18, 2016, 7:17 p.m.
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.
Mon., Oct. 17, 2016, 8:52 p.m.
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.
Sun., Oct. 16, 2016, 10:39 p.m.
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.
Sat., Oct. 15, 2016, 11:34 p.m.
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 …
Fri., Oct. 14, 2016, 11:31 p.m.
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.
Thu., Oct. 13, 2016, 11:03 p.m.
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.
Thu., Oct. 13, 2016, 12:47 p.m.
First meeting between Dan Quinn, former Seahawks defensive coordinator, and Pete Carroll.
Wed., Oct. 12, 2016, 10:13 p.m.
As this is written Wednesday morning, it could hardly be a more perfect fall Seattle day.
Mon., Oct. 10, 2016, 2 p.m.
In April, when NFL schedules were finalized, the Seahawks’ game against Atlanta loomed as interesting but not necessarily must-see TV.