"Throw In The Damn Towel!" one Falcons fan who traveled from Logansville to LA to watch the team play could be heard screaming in the 3rd quarter.
This was supposed to be the test to see if the Falcons would be ready for primetime and they failed in epic fashion.
The defense was holding on for dear life, even getting a pick of J Herbert by LB F Oluokun, but the offense kept letting them down and giving the ball back to the Chargers. Along with that, th...[ Continue reading ]
Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Raiders had to forfeit the Season opener to the Falcons.
The Falcons, instead of playing the game, had a light practice that turned into a team fun day at Top Golf.
Coach BigReg "After a gueling training camp and unexpected forfeiting of the game, I felt we still have to do something competitive, but fun. And Top Golf was a great choice. Even though it was light hearted, these guys are competitors/ And I will...[ Continue reading ]
The Falcons finish the season with a lackluster win over the hapless Lions 35-21.
Both sides of the ball struggled early: Gurley couldn't find any holes and J Garoppolo threw an early pick to give the Lions great field position. The game went back and forth with neither team getting more then a 7 point lead until late in the 4th quarter.
Some highlights were that despite the 2 picks, J Garoppolo threw 2 touchdown passes, one to WR C Ridley and the other to T...[ Continue reading ]
In a game that had a disconnection near halftime, The Falcons had to overcome a 17-0 deficient but couldn't get over the hump.
Jaguars defense totally locked up the Falcons offense in the 1st half and despite the Falcons defense holding their own, was able to get a 17-0 lead with just over 1 minute left. Then the disconnect happened.
Owners agreed to play a half with Falcons getting the ball first and much like the 49ers/Ravens Superbowl in New Orleans.on 20...[ Continue reading ]
At times the Falcons defense has been humbled this season. Whether it was giving up big games to CMC, Miles Sanders or D Henry.
But the last two games the Falcoons have been able to keep oppoising running backs in check, last week it was J Taylor. This week vs the Packers, they was able to hold J Carruthers to 33 yards on 16 carries.
But the big story was that the Falcons defense picked off J Love 5 times, including a game ender by G Jarrett on...[ Continue reading ]
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