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What could change for the Atlanta Falcons after the bye

What could change for the Atlanta Falcons after the bye

Let’s take a look at what might be ahead for these birds. The Falcons have a game tomorrow night, and then they effectively have almost two weeks until their next game. The bye week is an ideal opportunity for the team to make changes they haven’t wanted to make to this point, both because they have seven games to study and have the time to make a serious change. Health The biggest change will be either getting players healthy or getting them closer to healthy. Deion Jones is the arrival we’re all waiting for, of course, but the Falcons have a number of injuries that will benefit...
The Falcoholic Oct 18, 2018
Falcons sign linebacker Jermaine Grace to the practice squad

Falcons sign linebacker Jermaine Grace to the practice squad

The Atlanta Falcons are desperately trying to improve their struggling linebacker group, and Grace is a great, young addition that could impact early. Update: the Atlanta Falcons announced Grace joined the team’s practice squad, so he’s not taking Duke’s spot yet. The Atlanta Falcons have been switching up their linebacker group which has failed to look the same since Deion Jones left for injured reserve. We noted earlier this week that Duke Riley seems to have taken a back seat to Foye Oluokon. The defense looks improved but there was definitely still work to do. Also if you have...
The Falcoholic Oct 18, 2018
Dan Quinn announces Freddie Falcon placed on injured reserve, will miss remainder of 2018

Dan Quinn announces Freddie Falcon placed on injured reserve, will miss remainder of 2018

It’s disappointing news for a mascot fans were expecting to return soon. The season of injuries continues strong. The Atlanta Falcons lost Devonta Freeman for likely the rest of the season thanks to a groin injury this week. It started with Deion Jones and Keanu Neal going to injured reserve after week 1. Then came Andy Levitre, Ricardo Allen, Grady Jarrett, Matt Bryant, and even today injuries of unknown severity to Mohamed Sanu and Calvin Ridley. Just when you think the Falcons could not have any other injuries, Dan Quinn confirmed rumors from earlier in the day: Frederick Falcon is...
The Falcoholic Oct 17, 2018
Per Jermaine Grace, Jermaine Grace rejoins the Atlanta Falcons

Per Jermaine Grace, Jermaine Grace rejoins the Atlanta Falcons

The Atlanta Falcons are desperately trying to improve their struggling linebacker group, and Grace is a great, young addition that could impact early. The Atlanta Falcons have been switching up their linebacker group which has failed to look the same since Deion Jones left for injured reserve. We noted earlier this week that Duke Riley seems to have taken a back seat to Foye Oluokon. The defense looks improved but there was definitely still work to do. Also if you have been paying attention, the Seattle Seahawks put former Falcons preseason standout on injured reserve earlier this season....
The Falcoholic Oct 16, 2018
The power rankings agree: The Falcons are better now

The power rankings agree: The Falcons are better now

Everything is going to be okay, power rankings say. The Falcons lost Devonta Freeman, possibly for the season. We still aren’t certain if Calvin Ridley and Mohamed Sanu will be able to suit up this week. Matt Bryant is hurt. The team already has lost Deion Jones, Keanu Neal, Ricardo Allen and Andy Levitre for either most or all of the season. But the power rankings don’t care about. The power rankings care if you win. And the Falcons won. Barely, yes, and with plenty of questions still to answer. But they won, and the gods of the power rankings smile. Oh, how they smile. Let us see...
The Falcoholic Oct 14, 2018
Falcons 34 - Buccaneers 29 final score: Atlanta escapes with a needed victory

Falcons 34 - Buccaneers 29 final score: Atlanta escapes with a needed victory

Despite several scares, the Falcons stay alive for one more week. Atlanta came into this game desperate for a win, if we’re being honest. They needed a win to stay alive and to prove that they were not an absolute mess minus Grady Jarrett, Deion Jones, Keanu Neal and Ricardo Allen, among others. In fits and starts, the Falcons traveled that path. Mike Smith’s Buccaneers defense wasn’t good enough to stop Atlanta, and yet they did often enough that the Falcons couldn’t run away with this one. The defense came up with a couple of stops and actually got some pressure on Jameis...
The Falcoholic Oct 7, 2018
Blame game won’t fix Falcons as season slips away

Blame game won’t fix Falcons as season slips away

Things look cooked, but that’s not all within the team’s control. The Atlanta Falcons have fallen to 1-4. As Falcons Twitter maven Evan Birchfield noted, no team has ever made it to the Super Bowl after a 1-4 start. Unfortunately, 2018 might well be over. The reason for the slip? There are many, but Steve in Brooklyn put it well on Twitter himself recently. Blame dirty, rotten luck. Injury City Go back to the second Keanu Neal went down, and then Deion Jones went down, and Devonta Freeman went down, and then Ricardo Allen went down, and then Takk McKinley missed a game, and then...
Blogging Dirty Oct 4, 2018

Atlanta Falcons Most Missed Player

The Falcons defense has lost multiple players to major injury. Keanu Neal is arguably the biggest loss of them all. When considering who is the Most Missed Player for the Atlanta Falcons, it is a toss-up between three of their best defenders. Deion Jones, Ricardo Allen, and Keanu Neal. Since there is a possibility for […] Atlanta Falcons Most Missed Player - Blogging Dirty - Blogging Dirty - An Atlanta Falcons Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
The Falcoholic Oct 3, 2018
A trial by fire should benefit young Falcons in the long run

A trial by fire should benefit young Falcons in the long run

The young Falcons are going to get something from this playing time, even if the team isn’t. The Atlanta Falcons are in very bad shape right now on defense. Deadrin Senat is going to get starter’s snaps for Grady Jarrett, Duke Riley is filling in at middle linebacker for Deion Jones, Isaiah Oliver is getting busy learning on the job at cornerback, and safety is Damontae Kazee and whatever unholy combination of Brian Poole and Jordan Richards the Falcons can cook up. Some of those guys play well every week, but not all of them, and even the high-end starters on this team are stumbling...
The Falcoholic Oct 2, 2018
Dan Quinn already missed his chance to fix the Atlanta Falcons defense

Dan Quinn already missed his chance to fix the Atlanta Falcons defense

Quinn stuck with his current roster despite mounting injuries. That looks like a mistake. Remember last week? I sure do. It feels like only a few days ago. As per usual, the Atlanta Falcons were hit with another major injury to their defense after their defense had already hemorrhaged yards and points for four quarters and one awful overtime drive. We offered up some potential fixes for the team that would be just enough glue and tape to keep the defense together until Deion Jones returns. Those players included Eric Reid, John Simon, and Earl Thomas. Those players have been signed by the...
The Falcoholic Oct 1, 2018
Falcons-Bengals post-game injury report: DT Grady Jarrett banged up in loss

Falcons-Bengals post-game injury report: DT Grady Jarrett banged up in loss

Fact: Grady Jarrett puts pineapple on his pizza The Atlanta Falcons lost another heartbreaker today, falling to the Cincinatti Bengals with only seconds to play ... literally. It’s hard to know where to go from here, but let’s be honest, the defense isn’t the same without Keanu Neal, Deion Jones, and Ricardo Allen. That unit isn’t likely to drastically improve in the immediate future. But alas, there were a couple of injuries in today’s game. Let’s talk about them. Grady Jarrett got banged up in the second half. He apparently injured his ankle and earned a “questionable”...
The Falcoholic Sep 29, 2018
There will be hell to pay in the NFC if the Atlanta Falcons make the playoffs

There will be hell to pay in the NFC if the Atlanta Falcons make the playoffs

Message to the rest of the NFC: bury the Falcons while you can. The Atlanta Falcons are on the mat at the moment — beaten and bruised, both literally and figuratively, three weeks into the season. The Falcons sit at 1-2, their worst record after three weeks since 2013. They’ve lost starters Keanu Neal, Andy Levitre and Ricardo Allen for the entire season and are without Pro Bowl linebacker Deion Jones for two months. Starting running back Devonta Freeman has been out for multiple weeks and starting DE Takk McKinley missed the Week 3 matchup against the New Orleans Saints. Atlanta has...
The Falcoholic Sep 20, 2018
NFL picks: The Falcoholic staff’s predictions for Falcons vs. Saints and other Week 3 games

NFL picks: The Falcoholic staff’s predictions for Falcons vs. Saints and other Week 3 games

Let’s see if the Falcons can lock up yet another divisional victory against the Saints this week. We were all so excited to see what Deion Jones would do to ruin Drew Brees’ day this time around. Sadly, we don’t get that opportunity this week with Jones on IR, but our staff is still confident the Falcons come away from this week’s game against the Saints with another win. As a matter of fact, only one person is rolling with the Saints this week, and it probably won’t shock you that it’s our frenemy John Hendrix from our Saints site, Canal Street Chronicles. Can the Browns...

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