Here ye, here ye, Atlanta Falcons faithful!
Mike and Cory are here at the quarter mark of the 2017 season to discuss the 3-1 Falcons with NFL.com writer Conor Orr on another edition of the Rise Up Reader Atlanta Falcons podcast. 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
Oh, hey, everyone, are you still alive?
After the hate-eternal gut punch of Super Bowl 51, the Atlanta Falcons got back at it in the Windy City against a stout Chicago Bears squad. The team didn’t bring the fireworks on offense like we got accustomed to seeing last season, but they did more than enough to secure a win, though it was the defense who sealed the deal. Continue reading
Flash-forward with me to February 2018.
It’s Super Bowl Sunday. Your friends are coming over for the big game, you’ve got the pre-shows on while vacuuming the living room. Pizzas will be arriving soon. Kickoff’s in a little bit.
Of course the Patriots. Bleh, forget those guys. They’re here every year. Went 13-3 in the regular season, Belichick never sounded happy about it, waltzed through the playoffs (well, the Steelers gave them a run for their money in the AFC Championship, but of course, Brady weapon number 145 came down with that one catch they won’t stop playing on ESPN).
The other team? Continue reading
Hello, Rise Up Readers, and a Happy May to you!
This week, we will be recapping the Falcons offseason thus far, breaking down the new acquisitions, a few burning questions and even an early projection for the final offensive roster spots (hint: Matt Ryan makes the roster).
We will focus more on incumbent player performances closer to training camp, but for now, we’ll spend a lot of time with our new Falcons, and a few familiar faces.
So, let’s get started, shall we? Continue reading
We haven’t chatted since, well, y’know.
Look, I’m not going to sugar coat it for you. We lost the Super Bowl in heartbreaking fashion, and there ain’t no fixing it. It’s over, done, kaput.
But, as badly as Sunday’s flap burns a hole in our red and black hearts, the future is incredibly bright for this organization. And, that’s not a vapid attempt at blatant optimism – there are bountiful reasons to be excited about the future of this franchise. Seriously! We’re not lying! You can stop crying now! Continue reading