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 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

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

What Super Bowl 51 means to the Atlanta Fan

In 1968, the St. Louis Hawks moved to Atlanta. Since then, stars such as Pete Maravich, Dominique Wilkins, Dikembe Mutombo, Joe Johnson, and Al Horford have suited up for Atlanta. Yet, the Hawks have never advanced to the NBA finals since their arrival in Atlanta. Recently, the Hawks have been swept in back to back … Continue reading What Super Bowl 51 means to the Atlanta Fan