The Growth of Dennis Schröder

The iconic blonde streak in his hair, the numerous hashtags on his Instagram posts, the German accent that surprises everyone the first time they hear it, and the great natural ability to drive to the basket are the first things people think of when they think of Dennis Schröder. Schröder rose to fame in Germany through … Continue reading The Growth of Dennis Schröder

The Falcons and the NFC South in 2017

The Atlanta Falcons won the NFC South in 2016 with an 11-5 record and 5-1 divisional record, with the only divisional loss coming to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the first game of the season. In the 2017 season, the Falcons will look to defend their NFC South title and potentially win the division twice … Continue reading The Falcons and the NFC South in 2017

Neal the Enforcer

With the 17th overall pick, the Atlanta Falcons selected Keanu Neal, safety from the University of Florida, in the 2016 NFL Draft. Fans were very skeptical of this pick initially, but Neal drew comparisons to the hard-hitting Kam Chancellor in the dominant Seattle Seahawks defense and fans soon came around to the idea of a force like … Continue reading Neal the Enforcer

The Prince of Philips

Taurean Waller-Prince was drafted 12th overall in the 2016 NBA Draft by the Atlanta Hawks. The Hawks acquired the lottery pick from the Utah Jazz via a three team trade that also involved the Hawks sending Jeff Teague to the Pacers and the Pacers sending George Hill to the Jazz. Prince first claimed the spotlight with … Continue reading The Prince of Philips

The Polarizing Second Round Pick

Jalen Collins, the physical cornerback out of LSU, was selected with the 42nd overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft by the Atlanta Falcons. He stands at 6'2 and weighs in at just under 200 pounds, making him a great specimen as a larger cornerback that Dan Quinn seemingly prefers. In 2015, the young defensive back … Continue reading The Polarizing Second Round Pick

The 70 Million Dollar Man in Atlanta

On July 7th, 2016, Kent Bazemore signed a 4-year, $70 million contract for the Atlanta Hawks. It was a feel good moment for both the franchise and the player, as Bazemore was simply an undrafted bench hype man and role-player that bounced around the league before coming into his own for the Hawks. Since the … Continue reading The 70 Million Dollar Man in Atlanta

A Brief Look at the History of Sarkisian and Manuel

After a deflating loss in Super Bowl 51, the polarizing and controversial Kyle Shanahan was hired as head coach of the San Francisco 49ers, leaving a vacancy at offensive coordinator for the Atlanta Falcons. Also, it was announced that Richard Smith would not be returning defensive coordinator position for the 2017 season, meaning both the … Continue reading A Brief Look at the History of Sarkisian and Manuel