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  1. 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
  2. Unsung heroes of the Atlanta Falcons

    Pat Yasinskas

    DETROIT -- When the Atlanta Falcons play the Detroit Lions on Saturday night, all they have to do to secure the No. 1 seed in the NFC playoffs is win. The Falcons have been doing plenty of winning. They're 12-2 and we've heard lots about quarterba...

    Blog | December 22, 2012
  3. Saints, Falcons and the playoff picture

    Pat Yasinskas

    As it stands right now, the New Orleans Saints and Atlanta Falcons both would be in the NFC playoffs. At the moment (and we clarify the time frame because the Dallas Cowboys and New York Giants are playing right now and that could impact things), ...

    Blog | December 11, 2011
  4. Predicting the playoffs

    Pat Yasinskas

    If the season ended today, the New Orleans Saints would be the No. 3 seed in the NFC playoffs. They'd host a first-round game against the No. 6 Chicago Bears. They might even be able to get a home game against Detroit or Dallas in the second round...

    Blog | November 22, 2011
  5. Atlanta's 'process' still not finished

    Pat Yasinskas

    ATLANTA -- Their season is over. That "process" that the Atlanta Falcons always talk about? Well, we found out Saturday night that it's far from complete. After showing signs (a 13-3 record and the No. 1 seed in the NFC playoffs) all season that ...

    Blog | January 16, 2011
  6. Rapid Reaction: Packers 48, Falcons 21

    Pat Yasinskas

    ATLANTA -- I'm heading downstairs for interviews and will be back in a bit with much more analysis on the Atlanta Falcons' 48-21 loss to the Green Bay Packers. What it means: A 13-3 season and the No. 1 seed in the NFC playoffs were squandered in ...

    Blog | January 15, 2011
  7. Wrap-up: Falcons 31, Panthers 10

    Pat Yasinskas

    Wrapping up the Atlanta Falcons' 31-10 win against the Carolina Panthers. What it means: The Falcons clinched the NFC South and the No. 1 seed in the NFC playoffs. The Panthers head home to start looking for a new coach and trying to figure out ho...

    Blog | January 02, 2011
  8. NFC South chat Friday at 1 p.m. ET

    Pat Yasinskas

    A quick reminder that our weekly NFC South chat will be held Friday at 1 p.m. ET. I'm expecting lots of questions on the Atlanta Falcons as they prepare for Sunday's playoff game with Seattle. But we won't limit ourselves. Even though it's the ...

    Blog | January 11, 2013
  9. Falcons' opponents for 2013

    Pat Yasinskas

    The Atlanta Falcons are the only NFC South team in the postseason and that's where their focus is. But, since we've started looking ahead for the other three division teams, let's go ahead and take a look at the Falcons' 2013 regular-season opponents...

    Blog | December 31, 2012
  10. Film of the NFC South chat

    Pat Yasinskas

    We held our final NFC South chat of the regular season on Friday (don't worry, we'll still do the chat for all of the postseason and most of the offseason). Let's take a look at some of the team-by-team highlights. ATLANTA FALCONS Anthony (NJ):...

    Blog | December 28, 2012
  11. Are they the same old Atlanta Falcons?

    Pat Yasinskas

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The Atlanta Falcons were in playoff form Sunday. Unfortunately for them, we're talking about the kind of postseason form they've shown throughout Mike Smith's tenure as coach. The team with the best record in the NFC came out fl...

    Blog | December 09, 2012
  12. Falcons' clinching scenarios

    Pat Yasinskas

    The Atlanta Falcons already have clinched the NFC South title. Now, it's time for them to move onto bigger and better things. According to ESPN Stats & Information, the Falcons can clinch home-field advantage throughout the playoffs if they win...

    Blog | December 03, 2012
  13. Around the NFC South

    Pat Yasinskas

    Let's take a look at the top headlines from around the NFC South. We hadn't heard much from New Orleans running back Pierre Thomas since he took a frightening hit to the head in the playoff loss to San Francisco. But Thomas talked Thursday night a...

    Blog | March 30, 2012
  14. Around the NFC South

    Pat Yasinskas

    Since we had a lot on the Saints on Saturday -- and I'll be coming back with more on their playoff loss to San Francisco later Sunday -- let's take a quick break from New Orleans and look at what's going on around the rest of the NFC South. The At...

    Blog | January 15, 2012
  15. 2012 NFL Playoffs -- Atlanta Falcons CB Brent Grimes out vs. New ...

    Pat Yasinskas

    Atlanta Falcons cornerback Brent Grimes will not play in Sunday's wild-card playoff game against the New York Giants because of a knee injury.

    Story | Conversation | January 08, 2012
  16. NFC South programming notes

    Pat Yasinskas

    This weekend will be one of the busiest ever in the history of the NFC South. The Atlanta Falcons will be playing a playoff game with the New York Giants. The New Orleans Saints will be hosting a playoff game with the Detroit Lions. The Tampa Bay ...

    Blog | January 05, 2012