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  1. NFC South Top 25: No. 2

    Pat Yasinskas

    We continue my NFC South Top 25 with No. 2: Matt Ryan, quarterback, Falcons What he did in 2012: Ryan completed 422 of 616 passes (68.8 percent) for 4,719 yards, 32 touchdowns and 14 interceptions while leading the Falcons to the NFC Championsh...

    Blog | July 18, 2013
  2. Falcons won't be taking a step back

    Pat Yasinskas

    From the outside, the Atlanta Falcons might appear to be sitting on a splendid perch. They're coming off a 13-3 season and they have a roster stocked with extraordinary talent from veteran tight end Tony Gonzalez right down to rookie cornerback De...

    Blog | July 11, 2013
  3. Around the NFC South

    Pat Yasinskas

    Time for a run through the top headlines from around the division: ATLANTA FALCONS D. Orlando Ledbetter continues his list of the top 25 Falcons with defensive end Kroy Biermann at No. 17. The Falcons have invested a lot of recent draft picks i...

    Blog | July 09, 2013
  4. Around the NFC South

    Pat Yasinskas

    Let's take a run through the top headlines from the weekend: ATLANTA FALCONS Daniel Cox writes the Falcons have been working a lot on their no-huddle offense in the offseason program. That's a great idea. Anyone that has watched quarterback Mat...

    Blog | June 10, 2013
  5. On Steven Jackson and the passing game

    Pat Yasinskas

    Prior to the arrival of offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter last year, we used to spend a lot of time busting on the Atlanta Falcons for almost never using screen passes. There might have been a reason why predecessor Mike Mularkey was so hesitant ...

    Blog | May 30, 2013
  6. Saints grab Falcons' backup QB

    Pat Yasinskas

    It may be April, but the NFC South's best rivalry is in midseason form. The New Orleans Saints just announced quarterback Luke McCown has signed with them after spending last season with the Atlanta Falcons. Presumably, the Falcons wanted to keep ...

    Blog | April 01, 2013
  7. Time for Falcons to get younger at RB

    Pat Yasinskas

    Let's give Michael Turner his props. If he's not the best running back in the history of the Atlanta Falcons, he certainly is close to that. Turner is a major reason the Falcons made the playoffs in four of the past five seasons. He gave the Falco...

    Blog | February 14, 2013
  8. The backup QB carousel about to turn

    Pat Yasinskas

    It is possible the NFC South could have four new backup quarterbacks in 2013. Three of the division's No. 2 quarterbacks from 2013 are scheduled to become unrestricted free agents and the fourth team has said it would like to increase the competit...

    Blog | February 05, 2013
  9. Rapid Reaction: Falcons 30, Seahawks 28

    Pat Yasinskas

    ATLANTA -- Thoughts on the Atlanta Falcons' 30-28 victory over the Seattle Seahawks in the divisional round on Sunday at the Georgia Dome: What it means: We finally get to stop hearing how coach Mike Smith and quarterback Matt Ryan can't win in th...

    Blog | January 13, 2013
  10. NFC South award time

    Pat Yasinskas

    Although we in the NFC South sometimes have an inferiority complex when it comes to recognition, there will be no shortage of it in what follows. I already rolled out my All-NFC South team and named Atlanta quarterback Matt Ryan the division's Mos...

    Blog | January 03, 2013
  11. Around the NFC South

    Pat Yasinskas

    Let's take a look at the top headlines from around the division: TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS Mark Cook writes that the Bucs likely will release cornerback Eric Wright sometime this offseason. No surprise there. Ever since Wright's suspension for using...

    Blog | January 03, 2013
  12. Report: Dirk Koetter staying with Falcons

    Pat Yasinskas

    At long last, the Atlanta Falcons have scored a postseason victory. It came off the field. Alex Marvez reports that offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter has elected to pass on chances to become a head coach and remain with the Falcons. Koetter repor...

    Blog | January 02, 2013
  13. Screen game clicked for Falcons

    Pat Yasinskas

    As Atlanta offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter interviews for jobs as a head coach, it's time to take a look at one of the most significant wrinkles he brought to the Falcons. That's the screen-passing game. Predecessor Mike Mularkey rarely used th...

    Blog | January 01, 2013
  14. Around the NFC South

    Pat Yasinskas

    Time for a run through the top headlines from around the NFC South: ATLANTA FALCONS When the Falcons had the first-round bye back in the 2010 season, coach Mike Smith gave his team some time off. Although Smith usually is a creature of habit, h...

    Blog | January 01, 2013
  15. Mike Nolan also draws interest

    Pat Yasinskas

    As the Atlanta Falcons get ready for the postseason, they suddenly have a lot of potential distractions. Defensive coordinator Mike Nolan has become the latest Atlanta assistant to get an interview for a position as a head coach. Nolan reportedly ...

    Blog | January 01, 2013
  16. Bucs' Sullivan on Bears' radar

    Pat Yasinskas

    We've already told you about two NFC South assistants (Atlanta offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter and special-teams coach Keith Armstrong) that are candidates to be the head coach in Chicago. But Mike Garafolo reports that another NFC South assist...

    Blog | December 31, 2012