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  1. Toughest NFL venue? The Georgia Dome

    Pat Yasinskas

    The NFC's -- and maybe even the NFL's -- most inhospitable stadium for visiting teams doesn't appear all that intimidating. Drive into downtown Atlanta and it's tough to even spot the Georgia Dome until you're almost upon it. Surrounded by the usu...

    Blog | December 26, 2010
  2. Matt Ryan, Falcons 'Rise Up' twice

    Pat Yasinskas

    ATLANTA -- Since the summer, there have been television commercials running in the Atlanta area with actor Samuel L. Jackson saying it's time for the Falcons to "Rise Up." In slightly different words and an entirely different voice, coach Mike Sm...

    Blog | November 12, 2010
  3. Falcons fall flat in Pittsburgh

    Pat Yasinskas

    PITTSBURGH - Rise up? How about falling flat? That's what the Atlanta Falcons did Sunday at Heinz Field. The team that made the phrase "Rise Up" the centerpiece of its offseason marketing campaign, at very least, stumbled badly in the season open...

    Blog | September 12, 2010
  4. NFC South breakout player: Curtis Lofton

    Pat Yasinskas

    On an August morning, Atlanta Falcons defensive tackle Peria Jerry walked off the practice field and promptly played two games of "Follow The Leader." Asked how his surgically repaired knee was coming along, Jerry did what coach Mike Smith does w...

    Blog | September 03, 2010
  5. Falcons really ready to 'Rise Up'

    Pat Yasinskas

    Let's play a little game here. I want you to watch the television commercial where actor Samuel L. Jackson is telling the world it is time for the Atlanta Falcons to "Rise Up." But, before you watch it, a couple of other ground rules. Pretend that...

    Blog | August 20, 2010
  6. Camp Confidential: Atlanta Falcons

    Pat Yasinskas NFL Power Ranking (pre-camp): 8 FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- The leadership seen on the Atlanta Falcons' practice field these days was hatched in the locker room of a former Arena Football League team. Two years ago, that's where Matt Ryan, ...

    Blog | August 16, 2010
  7. Tueseday evening mailbag

    Pat Yasinskas

    Posted by's Pat Yasinskas Time for another edition of the mailbag. Today, we touch on which NFC South team might be able to match up ith the Giants, the rise of DeAngelo Williams, the continued rise of the Falcons as well as other topics acr...

    Blog | November 25, 2008