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  1. #NFLRank on Atlanta's triplets

    Pat Yasinskas

    The Atlanta Falcons were strongly represented in the latest installment of #NFLRank for players No. 11 through No. 20 on offense. The Falcons didn't have any defensive representatives in this segment, but they did have three offensive players. Let...

    Blog | August 29, 2013
  2. Reflecting on Tony Gonzalez

    Pat Yasinskas

    ATLANTA -- If Sunday really was the end of the road for Atlanta tight end Tony Gonzalez, and he sure made it sound like he's about to retire, it's time for some reflection. At just about every other position, you can sit and argue for days, weeks,...

    Blog | January 21, 2013
  3. Superlatives for the Falcons

    Pat Yasinskas

    DETROIT -- With some help from ESPN Stats & Information and the Falcons' media relations department, let's take a by-the-numbers look back at how Atlanta defeated Detroit, 31-18, Saturday night at Ford Field. The Falcons won for the fourth ti...

    Blog | December 23, 2012
  4. Rapid Reaction: Falcons 31, Lions 18

    Pat Yasinskas

    DETROIT -- Thoughts on the Atlanta Falcons' 31-18 victory against the Detroit Lions on Saturday night at Ford Field: What it means: The Falcons improved to 13-2 and clinched the home-field advantage in the NFC playoffs. I know what you're thinking...

    Blog | December 22, 2012
  5. Reflecting on the Falcons' victory

    Pat Yasinskas

    ATLANTA -- With some help from ESPN Stats & Information and the Falcons' media relations department, let's take a by-the-numbers look back at how Atlanta defeated the New Orleans Saints on Thursday night: The 23-13 victory put the Falcons onl...

    Blog | November 30, 2012
  6. Perspective on Tony Gonzalez's fast start

    Pat Yasinskas

    We've talked a lot about how Atlanta tight end Tony Gonzalez seems ageless. At 36, he leads the NFL with 39 receptions through five games. With some help from ESPN Stats & Information, let's put some historical perspective on that. The 39 r...

    Blog | October 11, 2012
  7. Around the NFC South

    Pat Yasinskas

    As we count down to the start of the regular season, let's take a look at the Wednesday morning headlines from around the division. ATLANTA FALCONS As he gets ready for Sunday's return to Arrowhead Stadium, tight end Tony Gonzalez reflected on ...

    Blog | September 05, 2012
  8. Statistical superlatives for Falcons

    Pat Yasinskas

    ATLANTA - Since the Atlanta Falcons were the only NFC South team to get a win (a 23-17 victory against Tennessee) on Sunday, they're the only team that will get a list of statistical superlatives Monday. Here it is: Since coach Mike Smith arri...

    Blog | November 21, 2011
  9. Bucs could have had Aaron Rodgers

    Pat Yasinskas

    While saying he doesn't hold grudges, Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers told the Tampa Bay media in a conference call Wednesday a pretty interesting story about how he was convinced the Bucs would draft him in 2005. Rodgers, who has a reputation...

    Blog | November 16, 2011
  10. Superlatives on the Falcons

    Pat Yasinskas

    Let's take a look at some statistical highlights from Atlanta's 23-16 victory against Detroit. Tight end Tony Gonzalez moved into second place on the NFL's all-time list for receptions. Gonzalez now has 1,104 catches. Only Jerry Rice (1,549) has ...

    Blog | October 24, 2011
  11. Around the NFC South

    Pat Yasinskas

    Time for a look at the morning headlines from around the division. Atlanta tight end Tony Gonzalez has a chance to move as high as No. 2 in career receptions Sunday. Gonzalez is currently No. 4 with 1,099 catches. Cris Carter (1,101) is No. 3 and ...

    Blog | October 20, 2011
  12. Falcons' win by the numbers

    Pat Yasinskas

    Let's take a statistical look back at Atlanta's 31-17 victory against Carolina with some help from ESPN Stats & Information and the Falcons' media relations department. Atlanta's Michael Turner usually is thought of as a between-the-tackles ...

    Blog | October 17, 2011
  13. Tony Gonzalez deserves HOF on first ballot

    Pat Yasinskas

    When it comes to Tony Gonzalez the question isn't if he'll get into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. There's no doubt the man with the best tight end statistics in just about every category that can be measured will be selected. The question is, whe...

    Blog | June 23, 2011
  14. Tony Gonzalez alone in NFL history

    Pat Yasinskas

    Not sure if he was on the team bus to the airport or sitting on a plane waiting for the long ride home from Seattle when he sent it, but I just got a text from Atlanta media relations whiz Frank Kleha that's worth sharing with all. Atlanta tight e...

    Blog | December 19, 2010
  15. Colston's excellence deserves attention

    Pat Yasinskas

    NEW ORLEANS -- When he finally gets to a Pro Bowl -- and that day is coming soon -- Marques Colston may arrive in Hawaii (or wherever the game is held) in the purest, most powerful way any wide receiver ever has. "There's no 'throw me the ball' fr...

    Blog | December 12, 2010
  16. Wide receivers are a different breed

    Pat Yasinskas

    Several times in the past, I've shared with you the positional personality profiles done by Dr. Arnold J. Mandell back in 1973 and specifically focused on his assessment of wide receivers. With Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Carolina Panthers fans mad t...

    Blog | April 16, 2010