ATLANTA FALCONS

Jan 22, 2017; Atlanta, GA, USA; Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Eric Weems (14) dumps gatorade on head coach Dan Quinn during the fourth quarter in the 2017 NFC Championship Game against the Green Bay Packers at the Georgia Dome. Atlanta won 44-21. Mandatory Credit: John David Mercer-USA TODAY Sports

Crystal Ball: A Quick Prediction Of The Falcons’ Next Season

Mike's Crystal Ball Predictions What better time to try and predict the future than two and a half months before the Falcons' season kicks underway?...
Jan 22, 2017; Atlanta, GA, USA; Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Eric Weems (14) dumps gatorade on head coach Dan Quinn during the fourth quarter in the 2017 NFC Championship Game against the Green Bay Packers at the Georgia Dome. Atlanta won 44-21. Mandatory Credit: John David Mercer-USA TODAY Sports

The Last Laugh: The Falcons Will Be Back

The collapse was epic, but the journey should not be forgotten. The Super Bowl Championship may have seemed like a mirage to Falcons fans:...
Feb 5, 2017; Houston, TX, USA; New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) lays on the field after being sacked by Atlanta Falcons defensive tackle Grady Jarrett (97) during the fourth quarter during Super Bowl LI at NRG Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports

Surprise Party!: Falcons Who Are On The Verge Of Breaking Out

Going into 2017, who are the players that Falcons' fans can expect to take their first or next steps?
May 26, 2015; Atlanta, GA, USA; Atlanta Falcons linebacker Vic Beasley (44) warms up on the field during OTA at Falcons Training Facility. Mandatory Credit: Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports

Falcons’ Storylines From OTAs

OTAs began earlier this week, so let's look at some storylines that came to the forefront.
Dec 11, 2016; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Taylor Gabriel (18) scores on a 64-yard touchdown reception in the third quarter against the Los Angeles Rams at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Undersized but Not Undermanned: “Turbo” Taylor Takes the Top Off of Defenses

Hopefully you are aware of the speedy Taylor Gabriel. If you aren't, you should be.
Sep 27, 2015; Arlington, TX, USA; Atlanta Falcons running back Devonta Freeman (24) celebrates his fourth quarter touchdown with receiver Julio Jones (11) against the Dallas Cowboys at AT&T Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports

Lethal Weapons: The Falcons Are Loaded Where It’s Important

The dynamic duo of Julio Jones and Devonta Freeman will keep the Falcons soaring!

Who’s On The Falcons’ “Mount Rushmore?”

If you want to make it, you better be a quarterback or have some swagger.
Sep 11, 2016; Atlanta, GA, USA; Atlanta Falcons cornerback Desmond Trufant (21) intercepts a pass against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers during the first half at the Georgia Dome. Mandatory Credit: Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports

Trufant Island?

Falcons' star cornerback Desmond Trufant is poised to make waves with a little help from a fast front seven.
Jan 14, 2017; Atlanta, GA, USA; An Atlanta Falcons fan pose for a photo in the "Rise Up" letters prior to the NFC Divisional playoff against the Seattle Seahawks at Georgia Dome. Mandatory Credit: Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports

Bird of a Different Feather: A Falcons Fan Born and Raised in Chicago

To those who've taken the time to view my twitter handle (@mmledz), confusion sometimes follows. How can I be based in Chicago, but die-hard...
May 5, 2017; Charlotte, NC, USA; Carolina Panthers running back Christian McCaffrey (22) runs the ball during the practice at Bank of America Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jeremy Brevard-USA TODAY Sports

For Continued Success, Falcons Need To Be A Trendsetter

The NFL is a copycat league. And you don't want to be the one who copies.
Jan 9, 2017; Tampa, FL, USA; Alabama Crimson Tide offensive coordinator Steve Sarkisian shakes hands with quarterback Jalen Hurts (2) prior to the 2017 College Football Playoff National Championship Game against the Clemson Tigers at Raymond James Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

How will 2017 Falcons’ offense stack up against 2016 Version

Expect Steve Sarkisian to keep the Falcons' offense intact with a bit more shotgun thrown in.
Apr 27, 2017; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Takkarist McKinley (UCLA) holds a photo of his grandmother as he is selected as the number 26 overall pick to the Atlanta Falcons in the first round the 2017 NFL Draft at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Welcome To The Brotherhood: Meet the Newest Dirty Birds

Welcome to the Brotherhood! The 2017 Atlanta Falcons draft class has arrived.
Dec 31, 2016; Orlando, FL, USA; LSU Tigers linebacker Duke Riley (4) reacts with defensive back Dwayne Thomas (13) against the Louisville Cardinals during the second half at Camping World Stadium. LSU Tigers defeated the Louisville Cardinals 29-9. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

How Did The Falcons Do In The Draft?

I'm sure you're wondering how the draft went for the Falcons overall? Pretty well, actually.
Apr 27, 2017; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Takkarist McKinley (UCLA) holds a photo of his grandmother as he is selected as the number 26 overall pick to the Atlanta Falcons in the first round the 2017 NFL Draft at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Who is Takk McKinley?

Last night, the Falcons traded up five picks to the twenty-seventh to draft UCLA edge rusher Takkarist McKinley.