Falcons RB Devonta Freeman Leaves Game With Concussion

Fantasy alert. Atlanta Falcons running back Devonta Freeman left Sunday’s game against the Colts with a concussion. Falcons RB Devonta Freeman done for day with a concussion. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) November 22, 2015 Freeman exited to the locker room with trainers early in the first quarter after quarterback Matt Ryan was intercepted in the

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Falcons To Sign Jake Long

The Atlanta Falcons’ offensive line held their own as the offense racked up 244 yards in the first half of Monday night’s opener versus the Philadelphia Eagles. They’re getting reinforcements, although I’m not sure how much he has left. Former Dolphins and Rams tackle Jake Long is expected to sign with Atlanta according to Adam

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Falcons, SEC Reach 10-year Deal For Title Game In New Stadium

Who needs the Georgia Dome, when you can play championship games at the Mercedes-Benz dome? The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported Monday that the SEC and the Atlanta Falcons will announce a new 10-year agreement that will see the conference’s title game played in the Falcons’ new $1.4 billion stadium from 2017 through 2026. Falcons owner Arthur

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Mercedes-Benz Buys Naming Rights To Falcons New Stadium

The Atlanta Falcons new stadium officially got its name today. Falcons owner Arthur Blank announced, that Mercedes-Benz, has bought the naming rights to the $1.4 billion stadium under construction downtown. #BREAKING: Mercedes-Benz buys naming rights to new @AtlantaFalcons stadium in downtown Atlanta. — WSB-TV (@wsbtv) August 24, 2015 Falcons owner Arthur Blank confirms new stadium

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Falcons Invite Herschel Walker In For Training Camp Tryout

Herschel Walker believes he can still play in the NFL at the age of 53, and Atlanta Falcons head coach Dan Quinn may give him his wish. “He’s one of my all-time favorite players. Yeah, we have room for him,” Quinn said via the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. “For him, the legacy he left at Georgia …

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Falcons Release RB Steven Jackson

The Atlanta Falcons have released veteran running back Steven Jackson according to reports. The Falcons announced late Thursday they’ve released the veteran running back after two seasons with the team. The move saves Atlanta $3.75 million in cap space, according to NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport. Recently-released RBs include Steven Jackson, Reggie Bush, DeAngelo Williams,

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Arthur Blank Admits Falcons Used Artificial Crowd Noise

Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank told the Associated Press that the Falcons did in fact use artificial crowd noise during home games. Blank said that based on his impression of the NFL’s investigation into whether the team used fake crowd noise, the Falcons’ alleged actions were “wrong.” “It’s not really a fine line,” Blank told

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NFL Investigating Falcons For ‘Piping’ In Artificial Crowd Noise

On ESPN’s “Postseason NFL Countdown,” ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported the Falcons are alleged to have played “artificial” crowd noise as the opposition had the ball in 2013 and 2014. It’s unclear what specific games the allegations span. According to Schefter, the Falcons’ alleged actions are “expected” to result in NFL discipline, including a fine and

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