Thursday Night NFL preseason preview: Jets at Falcons

The second full week of the 2019 NFL preseason gets rolling Thursday evening, with five games on tap, including a matchup in Georgia between the Falcons and the Jets.

Early look NFL preview: Atlanta Falcons

Atlanta Falcons Head coach: Dan Quinn (fifth year) Last year’s record: 7-9 First game: Sept. 8 at Minnesota Vikings Win total: Over/Under 8.5 (Over 8.5 -135, Under 8.5 +115) Super Bowl odds: +3200 Luck just wasn’t on the side of the Atlanta Falcons in 2018. The team suffered injuries early in the year and lost much of its starting defense, along with star running back Devonta Freeman, who played just two games before being placed on injured reserve in October. [...]

The NFL’s most dangerous quarterback/wide receiver combos

A quality quarterback can make any receiver look good, and a quality receiver can make a quarterback look good. They are inherently entangled, so let's take a look at the five most dangerous combinations heading into this NFL season. Aaron Rodgers/Davante Adams We can't make this list without discussing the best quarterback in the league and his No. 1 target. Adams has had a lot of problems with drops, but he is athletic, has been with Rodgers and the Green [...]

NFL: Which quarterback will throw for the most yards in 2019?

When trying to determine which quarterback is going to have the most passing yards in the 2019 NFL season, there are so many variables to consider that it can make your head spin. Rather than narrow down to a single selection, let's consider which 10 quarterbacks deserve most consideration for this prop wager. Patrick Mahomes +400 Mahomes came in second last year in passing yardage and was also second in yards per attempt. He presumably will only get better, as [...]

Rematch of NFC Divisional Round Game Gets Things Started in Thursday Night Opener

The 2018-2019 NFL regular season kicks off on Thursday night as the defending champion Philadelphia Eagles host the Atlanta Falcons. These two teams met last year in the Divisional round and it came down to the final play. Matt Ryan was unable to deliver on a fourth and goal from the Eagles 2-yard line and the rest was history as Philly went on to capture their first Super Bowl. Two teams likely to be extremely competitive in the NFC again [...]

Matt Ryan’s New Deal Puts Steve Sarkisian In Crosshairs

by DS Williamson Showing incredible trust in their quarterback this off season, the Atlanta Falcons handed Matt Ryan a 5-year/$150 million contract. The contract eclipses the deal that Kirk Cousins signed to play for the Minnesota Vikings by $15 million, with Ryan securing $100 million in guarantees against Cousins' contract, which is fully guaranteed for $85 million. For very obvious reasons, the Falcons have faith in Matt Ryan. That’s why the person on Atlanta’s hot seat this season is offensive [...]