Greetings Rise Up Readers, it is I, Evan Birchfield. It is Pro Bowl Week for the NFL, so I’m going to discuss the Falcons who were selected, as well as my experience attending the week-long event last year. Continue reading
The Atlanta Falcons were able to put a stop to the Seahawks and Russell Wilson’s undefeated streak on Monday Night Football with a 34-31 road victory this week.
Seattle’s Legend of Boom light had a tough time containing a Falcons offense that continues to get better week to week, and the Falcons defense continued to be opportunistic with a key Desmond Trufant interception, as well as a Takk McKinley sack/fumble that results in an Adrian Clayborn scoop-up touchdown. Continue reading
The Rise Up Reader podcast returns with another episode, and this time Michael and Cory are joined by long-time Falcons’ analyst and friend, Aaron Freeman of falcfans.com.
In this episode, we break down the biggest takeaways from the big playoff win against the Seahawks, talk about what to expect against Green Bay, and play another round of “Would You Rather”. Are you taking Matt Ryan or Aaron Rodgers in the final minute to win the game? Join the conversation by commenting below.
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Welcome to the first edition of the new Rise Up Reader Podcast, an Atlanta Falcons-centric podcast hosted by RUR’s Michael Aprile and Cory Woodroof!
In this week’s episode, Michael and Cory discuss the Falcons’ upcoming game against the Seattle Seahawks, break down a few favorite moments from the 2016 season, check in on the NFL awards race featuring a few Falcon-y names and play a little game of “Would You Rather?”
You know how the next two weeks are going to go.
“You know how those Falcons always fold in the playoffs!”
“Matt Ryan? More like Matt Cryin’ ‘cuz he choked away another playoff game!”
“Wait, the Falcons are in the playoffs? Well, they’ll lose early, I bet.”
“Wait, Matt Ryan is an MVP candidate? What has he done?”
“What’s an Atlanta Falcon?”
Look, we’ve been here before, and we’ve had our share of disappointments regarding the p-word: playoffs. Continue reading