The Atlanta Falcons just made it to the divisional round of the playoffs, and we’re here to pod about it the best we can.
Mike and Cory are back for another edition of the Rise Up Reader Podcast, joined by RUR staff writer Matt Karoly to break down the team’s upcoming matchup with the Philadelphia Eagles. Continue reading →
Oops, we did it again! No need to apologize, Dirty Birds. In fact, take a bow! All of the lazy narratives from writers, and t.v. personalities about Super Bowl hangovers have been put to rest. The Atlanta Falcons are the only NFC team to return to the playoffs in 2017 compared to the ’16 playoffs. Continue reading →
From the moment the Atlanta Falcons stepped foot on Louisiana soil, they were not meant to beat the Saints in week 16. And it wasn’t necessarily because they were not the better team.
What started out as a ploy to slant the game by the officials turned into another installment of the Falcons beating themselves in comical fashion. From the buttception to the butt fumble, the season of unluckiness marched on in N’awlins.
What a roller coaster of a season it’s been for the Atlanta Falcons. To sum it up, the season can be broken up into four quarters.
The first quarter had the Falcons on top of the NFL world. In week two, Atlanta knocked off Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers in an NFC Championship game re-match and then followed it up by beating the upstart Detroit Lions in a match-up of 2-0 teams. As one of the few remaining undefeated teams at the time, things were looking pretty good for the defending NFC Champions.
Yes, I’ll have the combo meal please—a team of pirates, with a side of Koetter/Smith. Ate that W real good. Some slight indigestion, but nothing a little antacid can’t cure. Best thing to come out of the Bucs game was a solid running game, which could be big come the postseason.
Time to move on from Tampa Bay, there’s a bigger fish to fry. Or should I say, bigger opponents down on Bourbon Street.
Hello again, Rise Up Readers! I’m back with the Falcons Fantasy Outlook for Week 15. In most leagues, Week 15 is the second round of the playoffs, so if you’ve made it this far, congrats! Before we discuss this week’s matchup against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, let’s talk about our recent victory over the division-rival New Orleans Saints.