After winning two out of three during a seemingly impossible three-week gauntlet against a trio of playoff-bound teams, the San Francisco 49ers managed to slip up at home to the lowly Atlanta Falcons, 29-22, on Sunday.
There are certain wins and losses in NFL history that carry more weight than others. As the Atlanta Falcons found out last year, people remember when your team blows a 25-point lead in the Super Bowl.
Atlanta Falcons receiver Taylor Gabriel thought it was a good idea to tweet a picture of him badly beating New England Patriots cornerback Malcolm Butler during Super Bowl LI two weeks ago.
Poor Wes Durham and David Archer, who had the call of Atlanta’s complete fourth quarter and overtime meltdown.
Following the end of the championship games, it set in that Super Bowl LI would feature two great pillars of popular culture – Thomas Brady and Richard Morgan Fliehr, also known as professional wrestling legend “Nature Boy” Ric Flair.
From the department of “file this one away just in case”, Atlanta Falcons running back Devonta Freeman made some bold statements in reference to their Super Bowl meeting with the New England Patriots on Sunday.
The Atlanta Falcons are headed to the Super Bowl for the second time in franchise history after topping the Green Bay Packers 44-21 in the NFC Championship game on Sunday.
After the Associated Press released its NFL All-Pro team on Friday, it may appear Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan will win his first MVP award in a couple of weeks. Ryan was named first team All-Pro quarterback, beating out Patriots quarterback Tom Brady for the honor.
The past week has been quite eventful for legendary wrestler Nature Boy Ric Flair.
WARNING: THIS VIDEO IS TOTALLY NOT SAFE FOR WORK. During HBO’s Hard Knocks last summer, Mike Smith said there was a building consensus around the league that his team was soft. The jury has reached its verdict on Smith’s assertion and he was positively correct in the aftermath […]