2015 Falcons Draft: WR Justin Hardy

June 5, 2015 Brent Blackwell 0

When the Falcons released Harry Douglas, it was sad but made sense. Douglas was a guy you always had to like. A tough player who always seemed to enjoy the game. He also stepped up in a big way when Julio Jones dealt with injuries. Douglas was exactly what you want in a #3 WR.…

2015 Falcons Draft: Tevin Coleman, RB

May 8, 2015 Brent Blackwell 0

It's no secret that the Falcons needed a running back. With the departure of Steven Jackson and Jacquizz Rodgers, the team entered the draft with only 2014 4th round pick Devonta Freeman and deep threat receiving back Antone Smith in the fold. Rather than pursue the two big name first round backs, Atlanta waited until…

2015 Falcons Draft: Jalen Collins, CB

May 4, 2015 Brent Blackwell 0

With their 2nd round pick, the Falcons selected LSU cornerback Jalen Collins. Collins is a polarizing prospect for several reasons, but there is no doubt about his raw talent. There's considerable upside to his game, but he's far from a finished product, and there are off the field risks as well. Let's take a closer…

Reports: Falcons to hire Dan Quinn as head coach…

January 18, 2015 Chris Jervis 0

Multiple reports are surfacing that the Atlanta Falcons are set to announce the hiring of Seattle Defensive Coordinator Dan Quinn as their new Head Coach once the Seattle post-season ends. Quinn would be filling the position formerly held by Mike Smith, who was fired on December 29th. (UPDATE (1/18/2015 10:50 PM):  In a movie that…

5 Potential Replacements For Mike Smith

December 30, 2014 Chris Jervis 1

In a widely expected move, the Atlanta Falcons fired head coach Mike Smith Monday after seven years with the team. The move was made less than 24 hours after reports leaked that the Falcons had retained executive search firm Korn Ferry to aid in their search for potential replacements. Atlanta joined several other teams in…

Will the Falcons fire Mike Smith? Who will replace him?

December 22, 2014 Chris Jervis 1

Despite a tough win Sunday that knocked the division rival New Orleans Saints out of the playoff hunt and kept their own playoff chances alive, the Atlanta Falcons are expected to fire Mike Smith as head coach, according to reports. Whether the Falcons will also fire General Manager Thomas Dimitroff is unknown. If the Falcons…

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