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  1. Observation deck: Falcons-Ravens

    Pat Yasinskas

    For the first time in more than a year, the Atlanta Falcons have a real running game. That became obvious in Thursday night's 27-23 loss to the Baltimore Ravens. Running back Steven Jackson looked like he might provide more than a little upgrad...

    Blog | August 15, 2013
  2. Around the NFC South

    Pat Yasinskas

    Time for a run through some odds and ends from around the division: ATLANTA FALCONS D. Orlando Ledbetter hands out some ugly grades for the Falcons in their preseason opener. There's no doubt the team didn't have a good showing. But let's throw...

    Blog | August 09, 2013
  3. Observations on the Falcons

    Pat Yasinskas

    If they don't cut them down, the "empty calories" Atlanta coach Mike Smith talks so much about are going to end up costing the Atlanta Falcons. One drive in a 34-10 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals exposed a lingering problem. Early in the second q...

    Blog | August 08, 2013
  4. Around the NFC South

    Pat Yasinskas

    Let's take a run through the top morning headlines from around the division: ATLANTA FALCONS D. Orlando Ledbetter writes that defensive end Kroy Biermann has been spending a lot of time with the linebackers, and defensive end Osi Umenyiora has ...

    Blog | August 01, 2013
  5. Around the NFC South

    Pat Yasinskas

    SPARTANBURG, S.C. - Before I head out to watch the Carolina Panthers in their first padded practice, let's take a run through the headlines from around the division: ATLANTA FALCONS Kroy Biermann isn't the only Atlanta defensive end getting som...

    Blog | July 28, 2013
  6. Camp Confidential: Atlanta Falcons

    Pat Yasinskas

    FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- When he purchased the Atlanta Falcons in 2002, Arthur Blank wasn't looking primarily to make money. "It's a solid business, and the NFL is king of the sports world and all that," said Blank, who made his fortune as co-founde...

    Blog | July 27, 2013
  7. Eight in the Box: NFC South camp issues

    Pat Yasinskas

    What are the three key camp issues facing each NFC South team? ATLANTA FALCONS Offense: Reshuffled offensive line Center Todd McClure retired and right tackle Tyson Clabo was released. The Falcons elected to go with youth and stick with guys a...

    Blog | July 19, 2013
  8. NFC South afternoon update

    Pat Yasinskas

    Time for an afternoon trip through some odds and ends from around the division: ATLANTA FALCONS Jay Adams has an overview of the defensive line. The big question is who will provide a pass rush besides defensive end Osi Umenyiora. The Falcons h...

    Blog | July 11, 2013
  9. 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
  10. Eight in the Box: Biggest questions

    Pat Yasinskas

    The major question facing each team in the NFC South as summer break looms. Atlanta Falcons. Is the pass rush good enough? The Falcons replaced John Abraham with Osi Umenyiora. That might end up being something close to an even trade. But, just li...

    Blog | June 14, 2013
  11. Grading the NFC South offseason

    Pat Yasinskas

    Check out this Insider post in which Matt Williamson grades the offseason for every NFC team. The NFC South didn't fare very well in Williamson's eyes. The exception is the New Orleans Saints, who got a B-plus. A lot of people are concerned about ...

    Blog | June 05, 2013
  12. Falcons' 'red flag': Defensive end

    Pat Yasinskas

    Football Outsiders is doing a league-wide series of posts called "Red Flags," which take a look at the biggest remaining issue facing each team. Today's Insider post is on the NFC South and I'll break it up into four smaller posts to explore the red ...

    Blog | May 15, 2013
  13. Best defense in the NFC South?

    Pat Yasinskas

    It's trendy and fun to debate which NFC South team has the best offense. Is it Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints or Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons? Heck, you can even look at all the offensive talent Carolina and Tampa Bay have and throw th...

    Blog | May 09, 2013
  14. Falcons don't need to take step back

    Pat Yasinskas

    The Atlanta Falcons let go of John Abraham before the start of free agency. It might be time for their fans to finally let Abraham go. The veteran defensive end remains an unsigned free agent. Recent tweets suggesting he was retiring were quickly ...

    Blog | May 06, 2013
  15. NFC South under-the-radar rookies

    Pat Yasinskas

    Let's have a little fun and look back at the latter stages of the NFL draft. I'm going to pick one player from each team who was drafted after the third round that might end up getting significant playing time as a rookie. ATLANTA FALCONS De...

    Blog | May 01, 2013
  16. NFC South fifth round at a glance

    Pat Yasinskas

    The fifth round of the NFL draft is over, so let's take a look at what the NFC South teams did. At No. 144, the New Orleans Saints selected Oklahoma wide receiver Kenny Stills. The Saints have Marques Colston and Lance Moore, but they're revamping...

    Blog | April 27, 2013