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  1. 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
  2. Falcons look for Michael Turner encore

    Pat Yasinskas

    The Atlanta Falcons need Michael Turner, for now. Maybe it's for no longer than two more games, but the Falcons need Turner to be the running back he was Sunday against Seattle and the player he was the previous four seasons. If they're going t...

    Blog | January 17, 2013
  3. Statistical superlatives on the Falcons

    Pat Yasinskas

    Let's take a by-the-numbers look back at Atlanta Falcons' 30-28 playoff victory against Seattle with some help from ESPN Stats & Information and the Falcons' media relations department. The first time Matt Ryan faced a blitz by a Seattle defe...

    Blog | January 14, 2013
  4. Superlatives on the Falcons

    Pat Yasinskas

    With some help from ESPN Stats & Information and the Atlanta Falcons' media relations department, let's take a look at some statistical superlatives from Atlanta's 34-0 victory against the New York Giants on Sunday. Quarterback Matt Ryan had no p...

    Blog | December 17, 2012
  5. Falcons thwart what Brees does best

    ESPN Stats & Information

    New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees has had a lot to enjoy from past games against the Atlanta Falcons, winning 11 of his first 13 meetings, and setting the single-season pass yardage mark against them last season. But Thursday night was anythi...

    Blog | November 30, 2012
  6. Final Word: Saints-Falcons

    Pat Yasinskas

    Five nuggets of knowledge about Thursday night's game between the New Orleans Saints and Atlanta Falcons: Chasing history. New Orleans quarterback Drew Brees leads the league with 31 touchdown passes. He's on pace to finish with 45. He could becom...

    Blog | November 29, 2012
  7. Statistical superlatives on the Falcons

    Pat Yasinskas

    The Atlanta Falcons were the only NFC South team to win Sunday, so that means they're going to be the only team to get a list of statistical superlatives. With some help from ESPN Stats & Information and the Falcons' media relations department...

    Blog | November 26, 2012
  8. How the Saints beat the Falcons

    Pat Yasinskas

    NEW ORLEANS -- With some help from ESPN Stats & Information, let's take a by-the-numbers look back at how the New Orleans Saints knocked the Atlanta Falcons from the ranks of the unbeaten on Sunday. Atlanta wide receiver Julio Jones missed only a...

    Blog | November 12, 2012
  9. Saints and Falcons have 'the drops'

    Pat Yasinskas

    The Atlanta Falcons and New Orleans Saints have one thing in common. They lead the NFL in dropped passes, according to ESPN Stats & Information. The Falcons and Saints each have 15 drops. That hasn't been a problem for the Buccaneers and Pa...

    Blog | October 10, 2012
  10. Falcons keep plowing with Peter Konz

    Pat Yasinskas

    As it turns out, the Atlanta Falcons aren't planning to jump over that playoff hurdle that's been talked so much about. They simply plan to plow right through it. The latest evidence came Friday night when the Falcons used their second-round draft...

    Blog | April 27, 2012
  11. Falcons up to 68 yards on screens

    Pat Yasinskas

    Call it icing on the cake, padding the stats or whatever you want. But the Atlanta Falcons now are up to a whopping 68 total yards on screen passes. Yep, the Falcons gained seven yards on a screen in their victory against Jacksonville. For those w...

    Blog | December 22, 2011
  12. Falcons up to 62 yards on screen passes

    Pat Yasinskas

    Congratulations to the Atlanta Falcons. They have blown past the 60-yard mark on screen passes for the season. Yep, the Falcons now have completed 14 of 16 screen passes for 62 yards, according to ESPN Stats & Information. They've all been thr...

    Blog | December 07, 2011
  13. Falcons, Saints thrive on play action

    Pat Yasinskas

    I've always said running back Michael Turner is the key to Atlanta's offense. I think the Atlanta Falcons still were trying to figure out exactly what they wanted to be offensively early in the season. They were trying to work in rookie receiver J...

    Blog | December 01, 2011
  14. Final Word: NFC South

    Pat Yasinskas

    Five nuggets of knowledge about Week 9 (remember, the Carolina Panthers are on bye): Classic trap game: The Atlanta Falcons are coming off their bye and they've got what seems like a very winnable game against the Indianapolis Colts. Assuming the...

    Blog | November 04, 2011
  15. Final Word: NFC South

    Pat Yasinskas

    Five nuggets of knowledge about Week 7: Magic number: It might be harder to accomplish than it sounds, but there's a very simple formula for success for the Atlanta Falcons. In the three games they've won, the Falcons have scored at least 30 point...

    Blog | October 21, 2011
  16. Early statistics point to Cam Newton of Carolina Panthers becomin...

    Ken Daube

    Ken Daube discusses the merits of Cam Newton for this season and beyond, and he highlights receivers and running backs who are getting the most opportunities to succeed.

    Story | Conversation | October 05, 2011