Posts Tagged ‘julio jones’

Falcons Crush Giants 34-0 in 2011 Wild Card Rematch

Last season the Falcons scored just two points vs the Giants in the NFC Wild Card playoff game. Sunday they made sure that wouldn’t happen again. The birds from the NFC South came out flying, beating on Eli Manning and the Giants for a statement making 34-0 win at the Georgia Dome. Matt Ryan and […]

Gridiron Gab Week Six Preview – Oakland at Atlanta

The Oakland Raiders may have the toughest task of week six in the NFL, having to come off a bye week and go to Atlanta to take on the undefeated Falcons, who continue to ride high at 5-0. Atlanta is off to its best start in its history, and with Matt Ryan, Michael Turner, Roddy […]

Gridiron Gab Rapid Recap: Ryan and Falcons Bomb Chiefs 40-24

The Falcons made an early statement on Sunday, pounding the Kansas City Chiefs in the opener in Arrowhead Stadium 40-24. The KC defense was torched by Matt Ryan and the Falcons for 40 points, as Ryan was 23-for-31 for 299 yards with three touchdowns. Atlanta went off for 376 yards, with the Chiefs secondary, a […]

Gridiron Gab Week One Preview: Atlanta at Kansas City

It will be somewhat emotional as long time NFL TE Tony Gonzalez is returning to face the Chiefs, beginning what figures to be his last season to try to finally win a playoff game, and for sure the last time he plays in Arrowhead. It’s one of the storylines as the Falcons, a team that […]

NFL Gridiron Gab 2012 NFC South Preview

How the South will be won? That’s a great question for NFL fans in 2012, with the Saints, Panthers, Bucs and Falcons. There’s plenty of questions about this foursome, and today we will go into it with who will take home the South, and if anyone is going to get in as a wild card […]

What an Increase in Jones’ Production Really Means for the Falcons

By Jake Saltzman If there is ever a time that NFL players prefer their names to stay out of the news headlines, it is probably right now, early June. With OTAs either already underway or set to resume in the next few days, frequent appearances in the media almost exclusively signal contract holdouts, like with […]

Potent Falcons Trounce Tampa Bay; 45-24

the Falcons set a team record with 42 first-half points, including two touchdown runs by Turner, and Atlanta cruised to a 45-24 win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday to clinch the No. 5 seed. Julio Jones caught two touchdown passes in a span of 26 seconds in the first quarter as the Falcons […]

Julio Jones expected to play Sunday vs. Minnesota

The Falcons issued their final injury report on Friday and there’s some promising news about the status of rookie wideout Julio Jones. The Alabama alum is listed as probable after sitting out last week’s game with a hamstring injury. Jones participated fully in Friday’s practice after working on a limited basis Thursday. Other injury news: Cornerback Kelvin Hayden (toe) […]