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The Falcoholic Aug 14, 2016

NFL fantasy football 2016: where are you drafting your favorite Atlanta Falcons?

Fact: Julio Jones is deathly afraid of small marsupials The Atlanta Falcons aren't known for fielding a team full of fantasy football studs. But that said, there are a few guys worth taking every year. And if you're an enormous homer like me, you might even find space for multiple Falcons on your perennially-doomed squad. So what's the true, objective draft value of these various Falcons? Let's start with a list (ADP stands for "average draft position"): Julio Jones - ADP: 3 Matt Ryan - ADP: 139 Jacob Tamme - ADP: n/a Austin Hooper - ADP: n/a Devonta Freeman - ADP: 18 Tevin Coleman - ADP:...
The Falcoholic Aug 14, 2016

Falcons Training Camp 2016: defense continues to shine

It was military appreciation day, TI was at practice, and the defense looked great. The Falcons’ defense looked solid in general in preseason action against Washington, with rookie linebackers De’Vondre Campbell and Deion Jones looking like upgrades in terms of speed and athleticism. As a matter of fact, Dan Quinn noted the different in speed when speaking to the media following today’s practice. “The biggest change this year, I’d have to say is the speed that we’re playing with,” Quinn said. “It’s not just being faster, but it’s also knowing your assignment so well...
The Falcoholic Aug 14, 2016

Falcons training camp 2016: Observations on the offense

The offense looked much sharper on Sunday August 14th. Sunday August 14th was the first training camp practice for the Falcons since Thursday’s preseason opener against Washington. It was another padded practice, and it was also military appreciation day. The practice session opened with an incredible display of paratroopers parachuting onto the practice field. Given some of the concerns fans had after the game on Thursday, I paid attention to the offense for this practice session. Here are some observations from the day: Overall, the first team offense was much sharper. In particular,...
Northwest Herald Aug 9, 2016

WR Deonte Thompson hopes to provide another speed element to Chicago Bears' offense

Thompson has caught several passes from Jay Cutler during Bears camp
Falcons Gab Jul 31, 2016

Falcons WR Julio Jones Set to Be Back at Practice on Tuesday

Falcons coach Dan Quinn said wide receiver Julio Jones, who suffered a minor injury on the first day of training camp Thursday, will return to full practice Tuesday, Vaughn McClure of ESPN.com reports. Jones, who was pictured rolling a ball under his left foot Saturday, took part in a portion 11-on-11 drills Sunday. He caught […]