| Sep 11, 2011
| 1:59 PM
The Bears defense took one look at the new and improved Falcons’ offense, and then destroyed it.
The Bears sized up quarterback Matt Ryan and his new rookie receiver and his established star on the other side, and blew them up.
Blew up all the...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Writers from around the Tribune Co. look at which first-year players will have the most productive NFL season in 2011. Weigh in with your comment. [Updated at 12:56 p.m.: Sam Farmer, Los Angeles Times As much as I like Atlanta’s......
| Sep 18, 2011
| 9:22 PM
Looks like Danny Watkins will see his first real NFL action tonight. The Eagles' first-round draft pick this year had lost his starting assignment at right guard the week before the season opener and was inactive that day in St.......
| Oct 23, 2011
| 4:22 PM
Hey Albert, love you man. I am sure few people around here were watching. Many sports fans were either celebrating Penn State's win over Danny Persa and Northwestern or drowning their sorrows after a mediocre USC team went into South Bend and beat Notre...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 4:38 PM
First, lawmakers approved expedited judicial review for an NFL stadium proposed in Los Angeles, then they expanded it to large renewable-energy projects. And now, legislation has been introduced to give the same special treatment to rail projects in Los...
| Apr 23, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Following NFL Network's coverage of the NFL Draft, the network debuts this year's countdown of the best players in the NFL with the 11-epsiode series The Top 100: Players of 2012. Beginning Saturday, April 28, at 8pm ET, each episode of The Top 100 will...
| Jan 15, 2011
| 9:23 PM
Brett who? Aaron Rodgers has turned these NFL
playoffs into his own showcase.
Carving up the NFC's top-seeded team, Rodgers threw three
touchdown passes, ran for another score and led the Green Bay
Packers to their second straight postseason road...
| Nov 13, 2011
| 3:58 PM
John Kasay hit a 26 yard field in overtime to give the Saints a 26-23 win over division rival Atlanta in the Gerogia Dome Sunday afternoon. After both teams punted on the opening possessions of overtime, the Saints capitalized on a gamble by the Falcons....
| Nov 13, 2011
| 7:15 PM
Falcons head coach Mike Smith gambled, and the gamble came up snake eyes.
On 4th and inches on his own 29 yard line in overtime, Smith called time out. Instead of punting, he chose a handoff to Michael Turner. Turner was hit for a loss by a penetrating...
| Sep 19, 2011
ATLANTA — With quarterback Michael Vick knocked out of the game for good near the end of the third quarter, Sunday night's nationally televised epic clash turned into the ultimate test for the Eagles defense, running game and third-team...
| Oct 23, 2011
| 2:33 PM
Matt Ryan's touchdown pass to Roddy White late in the second quarter proved to be the difference as Atlanta downed Detroit, 23-16, at Ford Field.
Ryan went just 20-of-34 for 218 yards and two interceptions, and added a rushing touchdown for the Falcons...
| Oct 25, 2011
| 8:54 PM
Red Land grad Mike Cox has a new NFL home in Atlanta. He'll now be on the same roster as Cedar Cliff's Coy Wire. Cox was signed by the Atlanta Falcons on Tuesday to replace the injured Ovie Mughelli. Mughelli was placed on injured reserve and is out for...