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The Falcoholic Sep 2, 2019
A closer look at the Falcons practice squad as week one preparations get underway

A closer look at the Falcons practice squad as week one preparations get underway

Photo by David John Griffin/Icon Sportswire via Fact: Austin Larkin can fry pickles with his eyes The Falcons practice squad started to take shape yesterday. Exciting! And to be sure, this process is always an interesting one to watch, as teams look to stash away some of the guys that were on their respective roster bubbles. So join me, Falcons fans, as we take a closer look at the current state of the Falcons practice squad. QB Danny Etling Etling couldn’t stick in New England before he arrived in Atlanta. And with Matt Schaub entrenched as Matt Ryan’s backup, this was, in...
The Falcoholic Aug 31, 2019
Here’s your 2019 Falcons 53 man roster

Here’s your 2019 Falcons 53 man roster

Subject to change and change quickly, but here it stands in all its glory. The Falcons have temporarily finalized their 2019 roster, announcing their final cuts and coming out with a 53 man grouping that contains few surprises. Offense QB Matt RyanQB Matt Schaub RB Devonta FreemanRB Ito SmithRB Brian HillRB Qadree OllisonRB Kenjon Barner FB Ricky Ortiz WR Julio JonesWR Mohamed SanuWR Calvin RidleyWR Russell GageWR Justin HardyWR Olamide Zaccheaus TE Austin HooperTE Luke StockerTE Jaeden Graham OT Jake MatthewsOT Kaleb McGaryOT Matt GonoOT Ty Sambrailo OG James CarpenterOG Chris...
The Falcoholic Aug 28, 2019
Three reasons the Falcons are going to take this last preseason game seriously

Three reasons the Falcons are going to take this last preseason game seriously

Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports Fact: Matt Schaub has never used a post-it Here we are, Falcons fans. If you’re like me, then you’re looking forward to a fun-filled, seventeen-week (at least!) season that will likely consist of laughs, tears, and a facepalm or two. But before the fun gets underway, there’s one last preseason game. And look, given that this will be the fifth preseason game, I’d understand a lack of enthusiasm, if that’s where you’re at. It’d be a natural response. But wait, don’t fast forward to the regular season just yet. Our own Jeanna Thomas was on...
The Falcoholic Aug 18, 2019
Updating the Falcons offensive roster battles

Updating the Falcons offensive roster battles

Photo by Frank Mattia/Icon Sportswire via Who is in the lead to take a roster spot at key positions? Backup quarterback Original Competition: Matt Schaub, Kurt Benkert Current Competition: Matt Schaub, Matt Simms, Danny Etling Schaub locked this up the moment that Kurt Benkert was lost for the year with a toe injury, but he’s more than salted it away by playing quality ball each of the last two weeks. Matt Simms is essentially auditoning for a gig elsewhere at this point, while Danny Etling is likely to spend the year on the practice squad with an eye on competing for the backup gig...

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