Category Archives: Atlanta Falcons

Atlanta Falcons: 2017 NFL Draft Preview

G.M. Thomas Dimitroff and Head Coach Dan Quinn have done an excellent job reshaping the Falcons roster over the past two seasons. Besides a glaring hole at right guard and the need for more talent on the defensive line, if … Continue reading

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Super Bowl LI Capsules: Patriots vs Falcons

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2017 NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS–AFC EAST (16-2) AT ATLANTA FALCONS–NFC SOUTH (13-5) SERIES   PATRIOTS FALCONS LEADER 7-6 STREAKS Past 4 COACHES VS. OPP. Bill Belichick: 4-1 Dan Quinn: 0-0 COACHES PLAYOFF RECORD Bill Belichick: 25-10 Dan Quinn: … Continue reading

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Jordy Nelson Named 2016 NFL Comeback Player of the Year, Beasley Named Most Improved

Green Bay wide receiver Jordy Nelson, who rebounded from a season-ending knee injury suffered in the 2015 preseason to lead the NFL in receiving touchdowns in 2016, was selected as the 2016 NFL Comeback Player of the Year, chosen in … Continue reading

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Matt Ryan Named PFWA’s 2016 NFL Most Valuable Player

Atlanta quarterback Matt Ryan, who led the top-scoring offense in the NFL with franchise records in passing yards (4,944) and touchdowns (38), was selected as the 2016 NFL Most Valuable Player and Offensive Player of the Year, chosen in voting … Continue reading

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2016 NFL Records and Milestones

A sampling of NFL records set and milestones reached in 2016:  TEAM RECORDS & MILESTONES ARIZONA CARDINALS Led the NFC in total defense (305.2 yards per game) and sacks (48). QB CARSON PALMER passed for 4,233 yards, his franchise-best third season with … Continue reading

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Draft Rewind 2016: Keanu Neal, Atlanta Falcons

What Ourlads NFL Scouting Services said about KEANU NEAL: Florida, 6004 211 4.63. Junior entry and two-year starter from Bushnell, FL. Passes the eye test. Smooth on his backpedal and read steps. Tracks well moving downhill making adjustments on the move. Long … Continue reading

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Draft Rewind 2011: Julio Jones, Atlanta Falcons

What Ourlads NFL Scouting Services said about JULIO JONES: Alabama, 6026, 220, 4.39. Junior entry. Three-year starter who is a big physical receiver with rare speed for his size. Ran faster than we projected. Can make the acrobatic adjustment to … Continue reading

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Draft Rewind 2014: Devonta Freeman, Atlanta Falcons

What Ourlads NFL Scouting Services said about DEVONTA FREEMAN leading up to the 2014 NFL Draft: Florida State, 5082, 206, 4.54. Junior entry. A three-year rotational back. Well built with a thick lower body for the position. Quick and strong. A shifty back … Continue reading

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Atlanta Falcons’ 5-Year Draft Review

by Adam Fournier, Ourlads’ Intern The Atlanta Falcons were one of the best teams in the NFC from 2010 to 2012 but have been a huge disappointment over the last two seasons. In the 2012/13 season, the Falcons came within … Continue reading

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Draft Rewind 2014 – Ra’Shede Hageman – Atlanta Falcons

What Ourlads NFL Scouting Services said about RA’SHEDE HAGEMAN: Minnesota, 6057 310 4.97. Two-year starter and appeared in an additional 20 games. Has more passes broken up (9) than most defensive backs. The angular tackle does a good job of getting … Continue reading

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