1. Simms: Blame Falcons' Conservative D, Not Aggressive Offense, for SB LI Collapse

    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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  2. Falcons Have Self-Inflicted Wounds to Blame for Epic Super Bowl Collapse

    Super Bowl LI had no business being a competitive football game. The second half should have been boring. It should have made the legions of New England Patriots haters rejoice before yawning and heading to bed...

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  3. How Did the Atlanta Falcons Blow Super Bowl LI?

    The Atlanta Falcons choked during the biggest moment in franchise history. There's no other way to describe the team's Super Bowl LI loss to the New England Patriots at NRG Stadium in Houston ...

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  4. Matt Ryan, Dan Quinn Comment on Falcons' Loss vs. Patriots in Super Bowl 51

    Any Super Bowl loss is crushing, but quarterback Matt Ryan , head coach Dan Quinn and the rest of the Atlanta Falcons experienced a stunning heartbreaker during their Super Bowl LI battle with the New England Patriots on Sunday...

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  5. Ryan Schraeder Injury: Updates on Falcons OT's Ankle and Recovery

    Atlanta Falcons offensive tackle Ryan Schraeder suffered a torn ligament in his ankle in the fourth quarter of Super Bowl LI against the New England Patriots . Continue for updates...

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  6. Tevin Coleman Injury: Updates on Falcons RB's Ankle and Recovery

    Atlanta Falcons running back Tevin Coleman suffered an ankle injury in the fourth quarter of Sunday's Super Bowl 51 against the New England Patriots and did not return. He will not need surgery...

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  7. Matt Schaub: Latest News, Rumors, Speculation on Falcons QB's Future

    Matt Schaub is the backup quarterback for the Atlanta Falcons , but he could have his sights on a more prominent role with a new team in 2017. Continue for updates. Schaub Reportedly on 49ers' Radar Sunday, Feb...

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  8. Julio Jones Injury Update: Falcons WR Reportedly May Need Offseason Surgery

    Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones has had a toe injury for more than a month that could require surgery after the team's appearance in Super Bowl 51 against the New England Patriots ...

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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 5 months ago 9,399 reads 0 comments

  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 5 months ago 22,272 reads 0 comments

  15. 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...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 5 months ago 1,267 reads 0 comments

  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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 5 months ago 1,670 reads 0 comments

  21. 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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  22. 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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  23. 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...

    Brent Sobleski Written by Brent Sobleski about 5 months ago 14,206 reads 0 comments

  24. 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 5 months ago 13,151 reads 0 comments

  25. 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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