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  1. NFC South afternoon update

    Pat Yasinskas

    METAIRIE, La. -- Let's take a swoop through some headlines from around the division: ATLANTA FALCONS The city of Atlanta and one of the two churches that sit on the proposed South stadium site have agreed to a $19.5 million deal. Mayor Kasim Re...

    Blog | August 06, 2013
  2. Breaking down Osi Umenyiora's contract

    Pat Yasinskas

    The deal defensive end Osi Umenyiora signed with the Atlanta Falcons last week is salary-cap friendly. I just got a look at the official numbers on the two-year deal that's worth $8.5 million. Umenyiora will cost the Falcons $3.75 million against ...

    Blog | April 01, 2013
  3. NFL Power Rankings: Falcons falling

    Pat Yasinskas

    For the first time since Week 4, the Atlanta Falcons don't hold one of the top two spots in the NFL Power Rankings. The latest edition is out and the Falcons have tumbled from No. 2 to No. 5 after a 30-20 loss to Carolina on Sunday. The P...

    Blog | December 11, 2012
  4. Rapid Reaction: Falcons 24, Redskins 17

    Pat Yasinskas

    LANDOVER, Md. -- Thoughts on the Atlanta Falcons' 24-17 victory against the Washington Redskins at FedEx Field on Sunday. What it means: The Falcons are 5-0 for the first time in franchise history. They're also high atop the NFC South standings. T...

    Blog | October 07, 2012
  5. NFC South: More or Less

    Pat Yasinskas

    After running the numbers, pro football writer John Clayton arrived at a win total for every team in the division for 2012. Is the figure too high, too low or spot on? ATLANTA FALCONS: Clayton has the Falcons going 11-5. He also has them ...

    Blog | June 20, 2012
  6. Blog Network mock draft

    Pat Yasinskas

    The Blog Network put out its mock draft on Monday and I got to make the choices for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Carolina Panthers. The Atlanta Falcons and New Orleans Saints don't have first-round choices. At No. 5, I took LSU cornerback...

    Blog | April 02, 2012
  7. Rapid Reaction: Falcons 41, Jaguars 14

    Pat Yasinskas

    ATLANTA -- Thoughts on the Atlanta Falcons' 41-14 victory against the Jacksonville Jaguars on Thursday night at the Georgia Dome: What it means: The Falcons are 9-5 and very much in the playoff picture. They won with ease and might have put forth ...

    Blog | December 15, 2011
  8. Rapid Reaction: Falcons 31, Panthers 23

    Pat Yasinskas

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Thoughts on the Atlanta Falcons' 31-23 victory against the Carolina Panthers at Bank of America Stadium on Sunday: What it means: The Falcons struggled early, but they did what they had to do. They got the win to move to 8-5 and...

    Blog | December 11, 2011
  9. Rapid Reaction: Saints 26, Falcons 23 (OT)

    Pat Yasinskas

    ATLANTA -- Thoughts on the New Orleans Saints' 26-23 victory against the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday at the Georgia Dome. What it means: The Saints are 7-3 and firmly in control of the NFC South. The Falcons fell to 5-4 and the Buccaneers also lost ...

    Blog | November 13, 2011
  10. You Called It: NFC South draft needs

    Pat Yasinskas

    The polls just closed (at 5 p.m. ET) on our Call It votes for the draft needs of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Atlanta Falcons and New Orleans Saints. Time for a look at and an analysis of what you had to say. Let's start with the Buccaneers because t...

    Blog | April 18, 2011
  11. Payton, Smith in coach Power Rankings

    Pat Yasinskas

    The Power Rankings on head coaches are out and the NFC South has two representatives in this top-10 list. SmithOur panel ranked New Orleans' Sean Payton at No. 5 and Atlanta's Mike Smith at No. 9. Let's start with Payton, who drew pretty ...

    Blog | April 05, 2011
  12. Smallest Falcons have huge game

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- On the official roster the Atlanta Falcons handed out before Sunday's game, cornerback Brent Grimes is listed at 5-foot-10 and return man Eric Weems is listed at 5-9, which appears to be more than a little generous to both. By early in...

    Blog | December 05, 2010
  13. Falcons and Buccaneers get 'flexed'

    Pat Yasinskas

    Little by little, the NFC South is getting more attention on a national basis. The latest example comes courtesy of the Atlanta Falcons, who said their Dec. 5 game at Tampa Bay has been "flexed" to a 4:15 p.m. ET start. The game originally was sc...

    Blog | November 22, 2010
  14. Biggest game of the year?

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- Just arrived back at NFC South Blog headquarters and it's time to start stirring the pot for what could be the biggest game of the season. The 5-2 Tampa Bay Buccaneers play the 5-2 Atlanta Falcons on Sunday in the Georgia Dome. Yeah...

    Blog | November 01, 2010
  15. Falcons eating up short passing games

    Pat Yasinskas

    Just got some interesting stuff on the Atlanta Falcons from our friends at ESPN Stats & Information. We already know the Falcons lead the NFL in interceptions with 10. But the really interesting thing is that five of those have come within 5 y...

    Blog | October 14, 2010
  16. Atlanta's John Abraham looks to rebound

    Pat Yasinskas

    The film didn't lie. It just stretched John Abraham's 2009 season into something much better than it looked on paper. Those 5.5 sacks that were easily the lowest total in any season in which he's played more than eight games? Well, they were a con...

    Blog | June 09, 2010