All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Atlanta Falcons’

Roddy White Takes His Share Of The Blame

The Atlanta Falcons are 2-4. They were embarrassed on their own field last week against the Chicago Bears, taking a 27-13 beating. When everything seems to go wrong on a team that is supposed to be a Super Bowl contender, many players and coaches must accept their share of the blame. Veteran wide receiver Roddy White is not about making …

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Is Kroy Biermann Distracted With Reality TV Life?

Kroy Biermann is back on the field! The preseason is over and it’s time to get down to the real business. The Atlanta Falcons defensive end will be hitting the gridiron on Sunday for the team’s season opener against the New Orleans Saints. But, football definitely isn’t the only obligation he has. The 28-year-old Montana native is also a reality TV …

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Brett Favre Endorses Thad Cochran in US Senate Race

Brett Favre, retired NFL quarterback, recently lent his support to Republican incumbent Thad Cochran in his bid for reelection to the United States Senate. Favre was born in Gulfport, Mississippi and raised in the nearby small town of Kiln. He attended University of Southern Mississippi before being drafted by the Atlanta Falcons in the 1991 NFL Draft. Cochran is up …

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Atlanta Falcons Suffer Serious Loss

After a disappointing 2013 season, the Atlanta Falcons are already off to a bad start, and the NFL season doesn’t even begin for another two and a half months. The team announced today that Linebacker Sean Weatherspoon ruptured his Achilles tendon yesterday and will miss the entire 2014 season. The former first-round pick out of Missouri reportedly suffered the injury …

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Herschel Walker, MMA Fighter, Wants To Play Football, Thinks Trump Should Own Buffalo Bills

In an interview with USA Today, Herschel Walker, 52 year old former NFL running back and current MMA fighter, said “I can play in the NFL today.” Although he conceded that he “couldn’t take every snap”, he was quick to point out, “running backs nowadays don’t play every down. Now they send in the choir section. Physically, I can still …

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Roddy White, WR for the Atlanta Falcons, Arrested

Early Tuesday morning, NFL wide receive Roddy White was arrested by the Gwinnett County Police. Unlike other NFL arrests in 2013 and 2014, this one does not involve drugs or violence. Fortunately for fans of the Atlanta Falcons and for Roddy White himself, the reason for the arrest is quite minor. At a little after 3:00 am Tuesday morning, Gwinnett …

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Tony Gonzalez Braces For Retirement, Preps For Last NFL Game

“Parting is such sweet sorrow.” It appears that is exactly what Atlanta Falcons tight-end Tony Gonzalez is feeling. The Panthers-Falcons game will definitely be bittersweet tomorrow, as it will mark the last time Gonzalez will play in an NFL game. He’s finally made the decision to retire after more than 15 years of success on the gridiron. However, the Washington …

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Tony Gonzalez Will Play His Final NFL Game On Sunday

Tony Gonzalez is finally ready to call it quits after a lengthy and very successful career in the NFL. He has spent 17 seasons as a tight end in the league, and has played for two teams throughout his career. His final game will be on Sunday against the Carolina Panthers before retiring as a member of the Atlanta Falcons. …

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Steve Smith, Panthers Wide Receiver Will Be Out Week 17 Against Falcons

Steve Smith has become one of the elite wide receivers in the NFL while playing for the Carolina Panthers. Due to a recent injury in an intense game against the Saints, he will be forced to sit out for the final game of the season. Although Steve Smith has been the favorite target of Cam Newton for much of the …

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Colin Kaepernick Leads 49ers To Victory, Secures Third Playoff Spot

In an expected victory, but what turned out to be much more of a thrilling game, Colin Kaepernick led his San Francisco 49ers to a victory against the Atlanta Falcons. While the Falcons have been one of the worst teams in the league this year and had nothing to play for, the 49ers still needed the victory in order to …

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Tony Gonzalez, Unlike Falcons, Open to Trade Talks

In 2009, Tony Gonzalez was traded from the Kansas City Chiefs to the Atlanta Falcons for a second-round draft pick. At that point in his career, Gonzalez was easily the premiere tight-end in the NFL, but he had yet to experience a play-off run. Thus explains his openness to being traded to the Atlanta Falcons, a team that was on …

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Julio Jones Injured, Out For The Season

Julio Jones suffered a season ending injury on Monday night. Jones, the star receiver for the Atlanta Falcons went down in their week 5 loss to the New York Jets, injuring his foot. The Falcons were already starting to struggle a bit in the beginning of the season, and now they will be forced to play without their star receiver, …

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