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Falcons: Mykal Walker coming into his own as full-time starter

The Falcons have undergone a makeover in recent seasons with new players manning several positions as the regime gets their ‘guys’ into the fold, most notably at the linebacker position. Foye Oluokun signed a three-year, $45 million deal with the Jaguars in free agency, while Deion Jones’ future remains unclear after being placed on the IR.

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Hawks expecting a new version of Onyeka Okongwu

The Hawks had their media day today ahead of the much-anticipated 2022-23 season after pairing Trae Young up with the first All-Star teammate of his career in Dejounte Murray. But it might be a lesser-known player that makes waves this year. Nate McMillan told members of the media that the team is excited about third-year

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Hawks GM updates media on multiple injuries

It’s Hawks media day, and general manager Landry Fields was the first to be made available. The recently promoted Fields spoke on the bevy of offseason injuries the team has been dealing with — John Collins‘ finger, Bogdan Bogdanovic‘s knee, AJ Griffin‘s foot, and Jalen Johnson‘s knee. Says Bogi isn’t ready to go, but should

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Falcons offseason trade acquisition off to slow start

The Falcons traded for Bryan Edwards earlier this offseason, bolstering Atlanta’s receiving core with another big-bodied target for Marcus Mariota. Prior to the offseason kicking off, Atlanta’s wideout depth chart was among the league’s worst. Calvin Ridley‘s year-long suspension and Russell Gage signing with the Buccaneers in free agency left the group barren. However, re-signing Olamide Zaccheaus, drafting Drake London, and trading for

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Falcons vs. Seahawks Predictions: Can Atlanta earn their first win?

The latest episode of the SportsTalkATL Podcast has arrived, led by Chase Irle and Alex Lord, who breakdown a bevy of topics: — Braves and the NL East race — Matt Olson and Austin Riley‘s struggles — Spencer Strider‘s dominance — The good and bad from the Falcons game against the Rams — Where is Kyle Pitts? — Falcons/Seahawks preview

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Personnel changes along Falcons offensive line paying dividends

The Falcons’ offensive line has been a sore spot for several years. After surrendering 40 sacks last season and the most quarterback hits in the league, Atlanta needed to do something different. And personnel changes along the front have paid dividends thus far as Elijah Wilkinson replaced Jalen Mayfield at left guard and Drew Dalman

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5 Falcons to watch in Week 3 vs. Seahawks

The Falcons and Seahawks are both coming off losses. Atlanta came up short in their stunning comeback in Los Angeles, while San Francisco throttled Seattle. Though the home team holds the advantage according to Vegas, the Falcons have remained competitive in each of their games thus far, with the Seahawks being the least talented roster

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12 Falcons nominated for 2023 Pro Football Hall of Fame

The next class of the Pro Football Hall of Fame has been announced with nearly 130 nominees as a dozen former Falcons were included. The team’s site included the full list of candidates, which are below, but I wanted to highlight a few notable players that spent most of their careers in Atlanta. Offense: RB Warrick

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Falcons 2021 second-rounder looks promising

The Falcons are an extremely young team, but that’s what you’d expect from a rebuilding franchise. And through two weeks of the season, that young core is impressing. The 2021 draft class is taking significant strides forward, and several rookies have been difference makers: The Falcons No. 8 overall pick continued to ball and was once again

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How do Falcons stack up against other 0-2 teams?

There are five 0-2 teams in the NFL right now — Falcons, Bengals, Panthers, Raiders, and Titans. While some of these clubs have low expectations (Atlanta and Carolina), the others have playoff aspirations. And the outlook for those teams isn’t great. Since 1970, only 9.5% of NFL teams have made the playoffs after starting the

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