From the onset of Dan Quinn’s tenure in the good ol’ ATL, a program was implemented. A program that would take young, raw, athletic talents and develop them into serviceable, if not starting-caliber players. Dan Quinn believed that these kinds of players were a critical part of team building. Continue reading
By: Evan Birchfield
Greetings Rise Up Readers, I’m back with another awesome article. I’m sure you’ve all heard the phrase “You don’t know what you’ve got till it’s gone”, right? Well, we have an opportunity to appreciate what we have, specifically in kicker Matt Bryant. 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
Atlanta Falcons fans near and far, you know what time it is.
Mike and Cory are here once more to break down the Dirty Birds on this most recent edition of the Rise Up Reader Podcast. This week, Mike and Cory talk Falcons/Saints, Round 2. Continue reading
by Matt Karoly
Atlanta Falcons fans were treated to a relaxing weekend off this past Sunday, as the team had a mini-bye following their 20-17 win over the Saints on Thursday. However, that didn’t mean there wasn’t a reason to tune in to Sunday’s slate of games.
With the Falcons firmly entrenched in the NFC playoff picture, Dirty Bird Nation became fans of other teams, including even a division rival, for just one day in the hopes of making Atlanta’s path to the postseason as clear as possible. Well, things didn’t go exactly as planned and as a result, the NFC is as crowded as it ever has been.
Greetings and salutations, Atlanta Falcons fans!
Mike and Cory are at it again for another fine edition of the Rise Up Reader Podcast.
This week, the guys break down the upcoming slugfest with the 9-2 Minnesota Vikings, a game with major ramifications on the 2017 season. Continue reading
With the NFL trade deadline charging full-steam ahead and the Atlanta Falcons still very much a playoff contender, it’d make sense that the team would at least kick around the can on potential NFL trades before next week’s deadline. Continue reading
Deep breaths, Atlanta Falcons fans! Deep breaths!
Mike and Cory return to the Rise Up Reader Podcast after the Falcons heart-stopping Week 3 win over the Detroit Lions to break down the Birds’ upcoming bout with the Buffalo Bills. Continue reading
The Atlanta Falcons are coming off a closer-than-comfort win over the Chicago Bears to open up the season, and nothing follows up a heart-pounder like a Sunday Night Football visit from ole A-a-ron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers, who are seeking revenge after getting trounced by the Birds in the NFC Championship. Continue reading