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Where do the Falcons stand as Week 3 looms?

Where do the Falcons stand as Week 3 looms?

Jason Getz-USA TODAY Sports Fact: Desmond Trufant puts ketchup on his ranch The Falcons are scheduled to play an important football game tomorrow. If they walk away with a win, they’ll be on the right side of .500 and potentially alone atop the NFC South. If they lose, then a heaping helping of fair criticism is coming their way. How are the Falcons looking on the injury front? Matt Bosher was transported back to his country of origin for recombobulation ruled out yesterday. Matt Wile will punt for the Falcons in Bosher’s absence. In other words, he’s got the hardest job on the...
The Falcoholic Sep 20, 2019
Falcons CB Isaiah Oliver is showing increasing confidence and competence

Falcons CB Isaiah Oliver is showing increasing confidence and competence

Jason Getz-USA TODAY Sports The success of this defense will be impacted by how quickly this second year player can mature. When the Falcons cut veteran corner Robert Alford this offseason, it was with the implied understanding that Isaiah Oliver would step up to take his role as a starter on the outside. After being selected in the second round of the 2018 NFL Draft, Oliver didn’t see much time on the field as a rookie. In his second year, though, all eyes are on him as he is now the starter opposite Desmond Trufant. A rough Week 1 outing had many fans questioning if Oliver was...
The Falcoholic Sep 17, 2019
Falcons vs. Eagles: Hat Tips & Head-Scratchers

Falcons vs. Eagles: Hat Tips & Head-Scratchers

Photo by Kevin C. Cox/ The good and the bad from the win over the Eagles. That was one ugly football game, but it’s also the type of game that the Atlanta Falcons traditionally find a way to lose. They showed heart and grit and grinded out a well-deserved win against the Philadelphia Eagles — and while it wasn’t necessarily pretty, there were many moments that deserve a tip of the cap. Hat Tips Desmond Trufant’s two picks Falcons corner Desmond Trufant dropped a number of tailor-made interceptions in 2018, and it seems he came into this game against the Eagles determined to...
The Falcoholic Sep 16, 2019
Falcons vs. Eagles: Who was the defensive player of the game?

Falcons vs. Eagles: Who was the defensive player of the game?

Jason Getz-USA TODAY Sports It was legitimately tough to narrow this list down. Whew. Going into this game, yours truly felt like the Eagles and Falcons offenses were going to dominate the night. Of course, Atlanta end up grabbing three interceptions, while pressuring Carson Wentz all night against an offensive line that is one of the best in the league. It was an impressive performance with multiple guys delivering in a big, big way. Here are your candidates for defensive player of the game. Desmond Trufant It’s nice to see Trufant returning to his Pro Bowl form this season. After a...
The Falcoholic Sep 16, 2019
Falcons vs. Eagles: 3 Falcons up, 3 Falcons down in Week 2 win over Eagles

Falcons vs. Eagles: 3 Falcons up, 3 Falcons down in Week 2 win over Eagles

Photo by Kevin C. Cox/ Fact: Desmond Trufant has an extensive collection of commemorative spoons The Falcons took care of business last night and are now in a three-way tie for first place in the NFC South. Sure, there were a few rocky moments. And sure, if Matt Ryan can’t stop throwing interceptions, then I may eventually put a chair through my television. But there was a lot to like last night. Let’s take a closer look at last night’s game, shall we? Three Up Julio Jones Not only did he break Roddy White’s record for all-time receiving yards as a Falcon, Julio also...
ClutchPoints Sep 9, 2019
Falcons news: Dan Quinn reacts to Week 1 loss to Vikings

Falcons news: Dan Quinn reacts to Week 1 loss to Vikings

The Atlanta Falcons did not have a good showing on Sunday afternoon against the Minnesota Vikings. With head coach Dan Quinn leading the way in Minnesota, the Falcons were upended by the Vikings en route to dropping the team’s regular season-opener by the score of 28-12. However, the score was not truly indicative of how […] The post Falcons news: Dan Quinn reacts to Week 1 loss to Vikings appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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