Atlanta Falcons

Green Bay Packers vs. Atlanta Falcons

The Green Bay Packers and Atlanta Falcons face off on Sunday at Lambeau Field in a week 14 NFL matchup. The Packers are -6 point favorites over the Falcons with an over/under point total set at 43. The Green Bay Packers sit at 5-6-1 and while they are still alive in the playoff race it is quickly getting away from them. The Packers have four losses and a tie in their last five games and that puts them in third place in the NFC North. With Aaron Rodgers still out it looks like it will be Matt Flynn once again and while Flynn knows the Packers system he hasn’t done much with it yet. Eddie Lacy has rushed for 822 yards and six touchdowns and he has taken over the bulk of the Green Bay rushing attack. Jordy Nelson is the Packers leading receiver with 63 receptions and James jones Read More

Atlanta Falcons vs. New Orleans Saints

The Atlanta Falcons and the New Orleans Saints face off on Thursday Night in Atlanta for the NFL Network’s Thursday Night Football. The Saints are -8 point favorites over the Falcons with an over/under poin total set at 53. The Atlanta Falcons have had a disaster of a season as a team that has been in the playoffs the past several years has just imploded. The Falcons have just two wins for the year and in most games they haven’t been competitive. The Falcons offense is averaging 21.4 points and 347.5 yards per game but it is the minus 11 turnover ratio that is just killing them. Matt Ryan has completed 6.1 percent of his passes for 2,868 yards with 18 touchdowns and 12 interceptions. Jacquizz Rodgers is averaging 3.6 yards per carry and Steven Jackson averages 3.3 yards per carry as the Falcons rushing attack has been ineffective. Tony Read More

Atlanta Falcons vs. New England Patriots

The Atlanta Falcons and the New England Patriots face off on Sunday Night Football in a week 4 NFL battle. The Falcons are -1.5 point favorites over the Patriots with an over/under point total set at 49.5. The Atlanta Falcons are off to a 1-2 start and in the competitive NFC, it doesn’t leave them much more room to take losses. The Falcons have lost both of their road games and won at home and they look to add another home win here. Matt Ryan has completed 68.1 percent of his passes with six touchdowns and two interceptions, while being sacked five times. Jacquizz Rodgers has seen the bulk of the carries, averaging 3.3 yards per carry and Jason Snelling is averaging 5.5 yards per carry and seeing an increased workload with Steven Jackson out until mid-October. Julio Jones is having a breakout year with 27 catches and two touchdowns, Read More

Miami Dolphins vs. Atlanta Falcons

The Atlanta Falcons travel to Sun Life Stadium to take the field with the unbeaten Miami Dolphins. The Dolphins are -1 point favorites over the Falcons with an over/under point total set at 43. After dropping their opener to the New Orleans Saints the Falcons rebounded to hand the Rams a tight 31-24 loss. The preseason favorite by many to win the NFC South has been one dimensional offensively thus far with a pass heavy attack while the defense has struggled to stop the pass. The Falcons rushing attack was dealt a blow when Steven Jackson injured his thigh after three carries and didn’t play again. That left Matt Ryan and the receiving corps to carry the load and that wasn’t a bad way to go with Ryan throwing for 374 yards and a pair of touchdowns with Julio Jones posting eleven receptions for 182 yards including an 81 yard Read More

New Orleans Saints vs. Atlanta Falcons

The New Orleans Saints and the Atlanta Falcons face-off on Sunday in the Big Easy as the start their 2013 NFL seasons with a NFC South rivalry game. The Saints are -3 point favorites over the Falcons with an over/under point total set at 54. The New Orleans Saints missed the playoffs last season after an offseason of turmoil, but it’s back to business this season and the Saints have their sites set high. There hasn’t been anything wrong with the Saints offense and Drew Brees is racking up Hall of Fame numbers. The Saints are deep in the backfield with Pierre Thomas, Mark Ingram, and Darren Sproles, who can do It all. Marques Colston missed most of the preseason, but should be fine and Jimmy Graham is poised for another monster year. As good as the New Orleans offense was last season, the defense was equally as bad. The Read More

Atlanta Falcons vs. New York Giants

The Atlanta Falcons and the New York Giants face off on Sunday in the Georgia Dome in a NFL matchup of two NFC division leaders. The Falcons are -1 point favorites over the Giants with an over/under point total set at 51.5. The Atlanta Falcons have the best record In the NFC but even so they are coming off of their most ordinary performance of the year in a loss at Carolina. Matt Ryan has completed 67.7 percent of his passes with 24 touchdowns and 14 interceptions while being sacked 24 times. Michael Turner is averaging 3.7 yards per carry with eight touchdowns while Jacquizz Rodgers is seeing more action and he is averaging 4.1 yards per carry and he has 43 catches out of the backfield. Defensively Atlanta allows 19.9 points per game, 127 rushing yards, and 234.9 passing yards with 16 interceptions and 28 sacks. Stephen Nicholas has Read More

Atlanta Falcons vs. Arizona Cardinals

The Atlanta Falcons and the Arizona Cardinals meet on Sunday in the Georgia Dome in a NFC NFL battle. The Falcons are -9.5 point favorites over the Cardinals with an over/under point total set at 45.5. The Atlanta Falcons are coming off of their first loss of the season but despite the loss they still have a very comfortable lead in the NFC South. Matt Ryan has completed 68.4 percent of his passes with 20 touchdowns and seven interceptions while being sacked 19 times. Michael Turner is averaging 3.8 yards per carry with four touchdowns and 10 receptions with another touchdown and Jacquizz Rodgers is averaging 3.7 yards per carry and he has 28 catches with a touchdown. Tony Gonzalez is the Falcons leading receiver with 61 catches and six touchdowns, Roddy White has 54 catches and four touchdowns, and Julio Jones has 44 catches and five touchdowns. The Atlanta Read More

Oakland Raiders vs. Atlanta Falcons

The Atlanta Falcons and the Oakland Raiders face off on Sunday in the Georgia Dome in early NFL action.  The Falcons are -9.5 point favorites over the Raiders with an over/under point total set at 48.5. The Atlanta Falcons are one of two unbeaten teams left in the NFL and in what was supposed to be one of football’s tougher divisions, the NFC South, they are running away with it. Matt Ryan is colpleting 68.3 percent of his passes with 13 touchdowns and three interceptions while being sacked 12 times. Michael Turner continues to be one of the better backs in the NFL averaging a tough 4.4 yards per carry with three touchdowns and Jacquizz Rodgers is seeing playing time but averaging just 2.7 yards per carry but he has caught 12 passes and scored a touchdown. Tony Gonzalez leads the Falcons in receiving with 39 catches and four touchdowns, Read More

Atlanta Falcons vs. Carolina Panthers

The Atlanta Falcons and the Carolina Panthers meet on Sunday in the Georgia Dome for an NFL NFC South game.  The Falcons are -7 point favorites over the Panthers with an over/under point total set at 50. The Atlanta Falcons are one of three unbeaten teams left in the NFL this season and they have a two game lead in the always competitive NFC South. QB Matt Ryan has been outstanding completing 72 percent of his passes with eight touchdowns and an interception. Michael Turner continues to be one of the toughest running backs in the NFL and he’s averaging 3.7 yards per carry with two touchdowns and Jacquizz Rodgers has 20 carries and seven catches with a touchdown. Tony Gonzalez leads the Falcons in receptions with 21 and three touchdowns, Roddy White has 19 catches, and Julio Jones has 15 catches and three touchdowns. Defensively Atlanta is allowing 16 Read More

Atlanta Falcons vs. Cincinnati Bengals

The Atlanta Falcons and the Cincinnati Bengals meet on Thursday for a week 2 NFL Preseason matchup at the Georgia Dome.  The Falcons are -3.5 point favorites over the Bengals with an over/under point total set at 37. The Atlanta Falcons got off to a nice start in their first preseason game of the year but once the first unit left things deteriorated in a hurry as they fell to the Ravens. There didn’t seem to be a lot to worry about for Atlanta though they lost as Matt Ryan looked sharp going 9 for 13 for 155 yards and a touchdown while throwing  one interception. At backup QB John Parker Wilson and Dominique Davis went the rest of the way at QB and each threw a pick and combined they had less yards than Ryan. Michael Turner carried the ball just five times and Jacquizz Rodgers had nine carries Read More