1. In Special Year for Quarterbacks, Matt Ryan Was Still No-Brainer MVP

    The 2016 NFL season was special, primarily because three quarterbacks— Matt Ryan of the Atlanta Falcons , Tom Brady of the New England Patriots and Aaron Rodgers of ...

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  2. Matt Ryan Wins 2016 NFL MVP Award: Latest Comments and Reaction

    Matt Ryan lifted the Atlanta Falcons to new heights throughout the 2016 regular season, and he was acknowledged for his stellar contributions Saturday when he was named NFL MVP: NFL...

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  3. NFL Play of the Year 2016: Award Winner, Voting Results and Reaction

    Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Mike Evans earned the 2016 NFL Performance Play of the Year award Saturday for his one-handed catch against the Atlanta Falcons in Week 9...

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  4. NFL MVP 2016: Award Winner, Voting Results and Twitter Reaction

    Atlanta Falcons star quarterback Matt Ryan was named the league's Most Valuable Player on Saturday at the NFL Honors, per the league's Twitter account: He was also named Offensive Player of the Year earlier in the night...

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  5. Super Bowl 51 $1 Million Bet Placed on Falcons to Cover Point Spread vs Patriots

    The Atlanta Falcons will be underdogs in Sunday's Super Bowl LI against the New England Patriots , but one bettor is putting over $1 million worth of faith in the NFC champions...

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  6. Rex Ryan Says He Would Have Coached Falcons to Super Bowl

    Former New York Jets and Buffalo Bills head coach Rex Ryan believes the Atlanta Falcons would have reached the Super Bowl under his guidance if he'd landed there rather than with the two AFC East teams...

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  7. Sean Payton to Use 'Scrambler' to Keep Players off Social Media in Locker Room

    In an effort to prevent pregame social media use during the 2017 season, New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton announced his intention to utilize a "simple scrambler" in the locker room Friday...

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  8. Julio Jones to Wear Migos and 'Atlanta'-Themed Cleats on Super Bowl Sunday

    Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones is doing it for the Culture and repping his city in more ways than one Sunday...

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  9. Alex Mack Injury: Updates on Falcons Center's Fibula and Recovery

    Atlanta Falcons offensive lineman Alex Mack was active for the Super Bowl LI matchup with the New England Patriots but may need to undergo offseason surgery. Continue for updates...

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  10. Super Bowl 51: Over/Under Line, Odds Predictions for Patriots vs. Falcons

    Super Bowl Weekend is nearly upon us. After 20 weeks of NFL play and one week of media frenzy, we're down to the final game in the 2016 season. Super Bowl LI pairs the Atlanta Falcons and the New England Patriots in a potentially epic clash...

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  11. More Than Just Dominant: Julio Jones Is Unlike Anything the NFL Has Seen Before

    ATLANTA — Start with the sheet of paper hanging from his locker. It arrived four days after Julio Jones ' nine-catch, 180-yard, two-touchdown bludgeoning of the Packers . He was being asked by the NFL to take a random drug test...

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  12. Dwight Freeney Injury: Updates on Falcons DE's Calf and Return

    Atlanta Falcons defensive end Dwight Freeney didn't practice on Feb. 2 due to a calf injury, Kelsey Conway of the team's official site reported. However, he won't miss Super Bowl LI against the New England Patriots ...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 1 month ago 1,662 reads 0 comments

  13. Kawann Short: Latest News, Rumors, Speculation on Panthers DT's Future

    Carolina Panthers defensive tackle Kawann Short is looking at a trip to the free-agent market in March after his four-year, $4.6 million deal expired following the 2016 season...

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  14. How Dan Quinn Turned the Falcons from a Team into a Brotherhood

    Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan scrambles right, pump-fakes, then takes off, running 14 yards and falling into the end zone for a touchdown...

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  15. Alex Mack Is the Most Important Falcons Player in Super Bowl LI

    If not for Alex Mack , the Atlanta Falcons may not have reached Super Bowl LI versus the New England Patriots . His impact on Atlanta's No. 1 scoring offense can't be overstated...

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  16. Julio Jones Injury: Updates on Falcons WR's Toe and Recovery

    Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones played in the Super Bowl despite a toe injury . However, the injury may require surgery to repair. Continue for updates. Latest on Potential Surgery Wednesday, Feb...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 1 month ago 12,998 reads 0 comments

  17. Patriots vs. Falcons: Latest Expert, NFL Player Predictions for Super Bowl 51

    The NFL playoffs haven't been too hard to predict thus far, with eight of 10 home teams holding serve and winning...

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  18. Super Bowl Odds 2017: Props List and Betting Guide for Patriots vs. Falcons

    When the New England Patriots and Atlanta Falcons square off at NRG Stadium in Houston Sunday, Atlanta head coach Dan Quinn will try to get what was denied him two years ago in Super Bowl XLIX ...

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  19. Atlanta Falcons' X-Factors to Disrupt Patriots Offense in Super Bowl LI

    Looking for the best NFL coverage around? Bleacher Report is the go-to destination for armchair quarterbacks everywhere. B/R's NFL coverage delivers must-see gridiron analysis on a daily basis...

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  20. Falcons Management Discussed Team's Use of Painkillers in Released Emails

    An email chain from 2010 featuring several high-ranking Atlanta Falcons officials, including team owner Arthur Blank, entered into court record last Thursday showed the organization's ...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 1 month ago 9,991 reads 0 comments

  21. Kyle Shanahan Temporarily Loses Falcons Playbook at Super Bowl 51 Opening Night

    Atlanta Falcons offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan temporarily lost his playbook at Monday night's Super Bowl LI media session, but the issue was quickly resolved. According to ESPN...

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  22. Unsung Heroes Paved Falcons' Way to Super Bowl, and They Know It

    HOUSTON — Overlooked for most of the season and underestimated in the postseason, the Atlanta Falcons are a team loaded with unsung heroes...

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  23. Devonta Freeman Contract: Latest News and Rumors on Negotiations with Falcons

    Although Devonta Freeman has one more year remaining on his current deal with the Atlanta Falcons , the two-time Pro Bowl running back may begin examining his long-term future with the team this offseason...

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  24. Michael Vick Says NFL Playing Career Is Over, Comments on Future in SI Exclusive

    Michael Vick , after not signing with a team for the entire 2016 season, said during an interview with Jonathan Jones of SI.com that his playing career is over. When Jones asked him if he would retire, Vick said: Yeah, I think it's it...

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  25. Super Bowl 51: Patriots vs. Falcons Opening Night Location and Times

    The event formerly known as Super Bowl Media Day is now called Super Bowl 51 Opening Night Fueled by Gatorade, and it will take place Monday, January 30 at Minute Maid Park, the home of the Houston Astros...

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