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The Falcoholic Jan 19, 2019
Bright spots in a dim year: Falcons LB Foyesade Oluokun was a 6th-round steal

Bright spots in a dim year: Falcons LB Foyesade Oluokun was a 6th-round steal

Oluokun was an unexpected steady hand in the aftermath of Deion Jones’s injury. Over the next week or so, we’ll look at the bright spots on this roster we didn’t have the time or energy to really praise during the regular season. After that, we’ll take a closer look at some of the players who didn’t meet our expectations. Ricardo Allen. Grady Jarrett. Damontae Kazee. The Atlanta Falcons have done yeoman’s work mining gems in the late rounds of the NFL Draft, and the latest addition to their growing group of steals is Foyesade Oluokun, the rookie linebacker out of Yale who was a...
Watch: Falcons’ Ricardo Allen to be featured in Super Bowl ad campaign

Watch: Falcons’ Ricardo Allen to be featured in Super Bowl ad campaign

Falcons safety Ricardo Allen will be part of Verizon Super Bowl ad campaign that honors first-responders.

Five things to know about the Falcons

The Falcons are in the evaluation of the roster period after head coach Dan Quinn has reconfigured his coaching staff.
The Falcoholic Jan 8, 2019
Bright spots in a dim year: Damontae Kazee is a ballhawk with huge upside

Bright spots in a dim year: Damontae Kazee is a ballhawk with huge upside

The Falcons have found another fifth round gem in this second year player. Over the next week or so, we’ll look at the bright spots on this roster we didn’t have the time or energy to really praise during the regular season. After that, we’ll take a closer look at some of the players who didn’t meet our expectations. When Falcons starting free safety Ricardo Allen went down with an achilles tear early in the season, there was some hope among fans that second year player Damontae Kazee could step in and play well. He had shown considerable promise in 2017, even if he didn’t rack...
On the Falcons roster -- Should they stay or go?

On the Falcons roster -- Should they stay or go?

The Falcons’ defense was gutted down the middle with injuries to defensive tackle Grady Jarrett (ankle, two games), middle linebacker Deion Jones (broken foot, 10 games), safety Keanu Neal (knee, 15 games) and free safety Ricardo Allen (Achilles, 13 games).
There are no sure things at safety

There are no sure things at safety

There has been an excess of moving parts on the Falcons’ defense this season, yet a fan would be imprudent to assume what will happen next year if long-lost safeties Keanu Neal and Ricardo Allen return whole from their season-ending injuries to those of have replaced them.

Ricardo Allen Photos

Falcons Player News

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    Deion Jones

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    Duke Riley

    The Falcoholic’s 2018 Falcons Positional Review: Linebackers

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    Ito Smith

    How the Falcons linebacker corps could and should shake out in 2019

  • Julio Jones

    Bright spots in a dim year: Julio Jones still rules all

  • Matt Ryan

    PFWA gives Falcons’ Julio Jones All-NFL and All-NFC honors, snubs Matt Ryan

  • Calvin Ridley

    Falcons’ Ridley posts that his car was stolen

  • Tevin Coleman

    How the Falcons running back position could and should shake out in 2019

  • Grady Jarrett

    An early look at the free agency decisions ahead for the NFC South

  • Matt Bosher

    Falcons vs. Panthers: Hat Tips & Head-Scratchers

  • Austin Hooper

    Austin Hooper replaces Zach Ertz on 2019 Pro Bowl roster