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The Falcoholic Sep 20, 2019
Fantasy football preview: Week 3

Fantasy football preview: Week 3

Todd Kirkland/ Evan Birchfield is here to prepare you for your fantasy matchups! Greetings, Falcoholics! The Falcons are fresh off of a win, and hopefully your fantasy team(s) have enjoyed the same kind of success. Week 3 of the 2019 season is coming up, so let’s get you ready for your matchups. First, let’s review last week. The Falcons player I was highest on entering the Sunday Night Football game against the Philadelphia Eagles was wide receiver Calvin Ridley. In last week’s preview I mentioned that the Eagles had given up the 12th most fantasy points in week 1, and that...
The Falcoholic Sep 17, 2019
Falcons snap counts and notes for Week 2 against the Eagles

Falcons snap counts and notes for Week 2 against the Eagles

Jason Getz-USA TODAY Sports The Falcons won, by and large, by leaning on their best players. What a novel idea. There are few surprises in the snap counts, but that doedsn’t mean you won’t learn anything from them. Let’s dive in. Offense Matt Ryan: 66 Jake Matthews: 66 James Carpenter: 66 Alex Mack: 66 Jamon Brown: 66 Mohamed Sanu: 55 Julio Jones: 54 Austin Hooper: 50 Calvin Ridley: 42 Devonta Freeman: 41 Kaleb McGary: 37 Luke Stocker: 30 Ty Sambrailo: 29 Ito Smith: 25 Justin Hardy: 11 Keith Smith: 11 Russell Gage: 9 Jaeden Graham: 2 We have to see what Kaleb McGary’s...
The Falcoholic Sep 16, 2019
The Falcons have one of the top defenses in the NFL after Week 2, but is it a mirage?

The Falcons have one of the top defenses in the NFL after Week 2, but is it a mirage?

Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports The Falcons face an important test next week. The Falcons won last night’s game because of their defense. That’s not to diminish the fine work done by Julio Jones, Calvin Ridley, the offensive line and (at times) Matt Ryan, but had it not been for the largely stellar work of the men on the other side of the ball, Atlanta would’ve buckled under the weight of Ryan’s interceptions and Matt Bryant’s shanked field goal and so forth. Did you think the Falcons’ defense would rank among the very best in the NFL, though? My guess is that you did not....
ClutchPoints Sep 12, 2019
Calvin Ridley wants Falcons fans to come out loud for showdown with Eagles

Calvin Ridley wants Falcons fans to come out loud for showdown with Eagles

Calvin Ridley and the Atlanta Falcons offense came up short as they failed to outscore the Minnesota Vikings on the team’s season opener. He has now called upon Falcons Nation to come out in droves and support their team as they prepare to battle against the Philadelphia Eagles. Ridley had a decent individual outing against […] The post Calvin Ridley wants Falcons fans to come out loud for showdown with Eagles appeared first on ClutchPoints.
The Falcoholic Sep 11, 2019
Dirk Koetter gives rambling, confusing explanation for doomed goal line play-calling

Dirk Koetter gives rambling, confusing explanation for doomed goal line play-calling

Harrison Barden-USA TODAY Sports The red zone remains one of seemingly countless Achilles heels for the Falcons. The Falcons offense is absolutely drowning in talent and playmakers. There is the league’s best wide receiver in Julio Jones. Impressive sophomore Calvin Ridley who is hoping to outdo his 10 touchdown rookie campaign. Former Pro Bowl running back Devonta Freeman finally back and healthy. Austin Hooper is a mismatch nightmare. Mohamed Sanu can overpower nearly any defensive back for a contested catch. Qadree Ollison is presumed to be the team’s goal line back. So it was...
The Falcoholic Aug 28, 2019
Who will be the biggest surprise addition to the Falcons 53 man roster?

Who will be the biggest surprise addition to the Falcons 53 man roster?

Photo by Mark Brown/ The Falcons are sure to stock a surprise or two at the end of their roster. Yesterday, we talked surprise cuts. Today, we want to talk about players who would be surprising (or downright shocking) additions to the roster that we think are going to make it. You’ll find our staff’s choices below. Olamide Zaccheaus The Falcons aren’t hurting for wide receivers, with Julio Jones, Mohamed Sanu and Calvin Ridley set to get the overwhelming majority of receptions this year. Yet, the team always seems to bring in intriguing guys to training camp. This year, the name...
The Falcoholic Aug 26, 2019
Make your predictions for the Falcons’ 53-man roster

Make your predictions for the Falcons’ 53-man roster

Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports Let’s see who can come the closest. We’re less than two weeks away from real, actual football, but there’s a lot the Falcons have to check off the to-do list between now and then. First and foremost will be whittling the roster down to 53 men. Some players’ names are written on the depth chart in Sharpie. We all know Matt Ryan, Julio Jones, Calvin Ridley, Devonta Freeman, and other star players aren’t going anywhere. But how does the rest of the depth chart shake out? Below is my best effort to guess the 53-man roster. Make your predictions and...
The Falcoholic Aug 24, 2019
Falcons snap counts and notes for Week 3 of preseason

Falcons snap counts and notes for Week 3 of preseason

Photo by Todd Kirkland/ What can we learn from the way Dan Quinn doled out snaps? SNAP COUNT TIME! Sorry to yell. Offense Danny Etling: 32 Adam Gettis: 32 John Wetzel: 32 Sean Harlow: 32 Jaelin Robinson: 32 Chris Lindstrom: 30 Matt Gono: 30 Jake Matthews: 30 Alex Mack: 30 Christian Blake: 25 Austin Hooper: 25 Shawn Bane: 24 Logan Paulsen: 23 C.J. Worton: 22 Olamide Zaccheaus: 21 Mohamed Sanu: 21 Qadree Ollison: 20 James Carpenter: 19 Kahlil Lewis: 18 Ito Smith: 17 Wes Schweitzer: 17 Calvin Ridley: 16 Chandler Miller: 15 Luke Stocker: 13 Tony Brooks-James: 12 Devin Gray: 11 Jamon Brown:...

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