The anniversary celebration continues… Bill Simmons once coined the term “irrational confidence” to describe an NBA player that plays with far more self-esteem that what his game actually dictates. If one NFL team ever embodied this concept, it turned out to be the 1991 Atlanta Falcons.
Two bizarre moments developed out San Francisco’s win over the Atlanta Falcons in Sunday’s NFC title game. The first involved a stabbing outside of the Georgia Dome following yesterday’s game.
The San Francisco 49ers are going to Super Bowl XLVII after overcoming a 17-point first half deficit and defeating the Atlanta Falcons 28-24 in the NFC Championship.
The opening of Championship Sunday begins with the NFC Championship game between the 49ers and Falcons. This marks the first time ever that the NFC title game will take place in Atlanta.
Championship Sunday commences with the San Francisco 49ers heading to the Georgia Dome to face the Atlanta Falcons. The first of our two live blogs on Sunday finds the Falcons as the biggest home underdog for a conference championship game since 1978.
A dazzling rookie campaign from Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson ended on Sunday when the Atlanta Falcons used a last-second Matt Bryant field goal to end Seattle’s season, 30-28. Seattle trailed 20-0 and then, 27-7 entering the fourth quarter. Behind Wilson’s sterling play, the Seahawks gained a 28-27 lead […]
Atlanta Falcons cornerback Asante Samuel appeared apoplectic over Andy Reid’s decision to ignore the ex-Eagle during a post-game handshake. Samuel’s Falcons squashed the Eagles 30-17 at Lincoln Financial Field on Sunday in front of a disgruntled, comatose, Hurricane Sandy-ready crowd.
The Falcons trailed Carolina 28-27 with :59 seconds left and the ball at their 1-yard line. Have no fear, Matt Ryan is here.
Atlanta traded Deion Sanders, Andre Rison, the Grits Blitz, Jerry Glanville, the publishing rights to 2 Legit 2 Quit, and their entire 2003 draft for the rights to wide receiver Julio Jones.
https://twitter.com/#!/pick_six22/status/195293904629792768 When cornerbacks Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie and Nnamdi Asomugha landed in Philly last off-season it appeared to be only a matter of time before Asante Samuel was an ex-Eagle due to his salary. Samuel, who was scheduled to make $9.9 million with Philly in 2012, was dealt on Wednesday to the […]