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Patriots give perfect response to Falcons' Valentine's Day card

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 3 days ago.

Patriots give perfect response to Falcons' Valentine's Day card originally appeared on nbcsportsboston.com The Atlanta Falcons sent a Valentine's Day tweet to every team in the NFL on Thursday, and the New England Patriots were ready with a witty response. The Patriots, earlier in the day, sent out a Valentine's-themed tweet involving running b

How many Kyler Murrays are out there in specialization era?

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 5 days ago.

Deion Sanders played pro football and baseball, and ''Prime Time'' has a special place in his heart for athletes who excel at a high level in both sports. He wishes more young men had the same opportunities as Murray, but laments that youth sports coaches often encourage kids to pick one main sport at an early age. You've got some idiot in a y

Falcons cut kicker Bryant, team's all-time scoring leader

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 10 days ago.

The Atlanta Falcons released kicker Matt Bryant on Wednesday, ending the 10-year run of the team's all-time leading scorer. The decision to not renew the team's option on the 43-year-old Bryant comes despite another strong season in 2018, when he made 20 of 21 field goals and 33 of 35 extra points. Bryant's only missed field goal was from 53 yar

Falcons release 43-year-old kicker Matt Bryant

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 11 days ago.

The Atlanta Falcons elected to move on from veteran kicker Matt Bryant, it was announced on Wednesday. Bryant, 43, revealed midweek that the Falcons would not be bringing him back for the next NFL season. The 2016 Pro Bowler had been with the Falcons since 2009 and he signed a three-year contract extension last offseason.

Brooks Reed says goodbye to the Falcons

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 12 days ago.

The cuts are continuing in Atlanta. Cornerback Robert Alford and kicker Matt Bryant have apparently been joined on the discard pile by defensive end Brooks Reed. Reed said farewell to the Falcons, his teammates and the city of Atlanta on his Instagram page Wednesday.

Falcons K Matt Bryant says he'll be released after missing only one FG last season

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 12 days ago.

While kickers come and go, especially in their mid-40s, if the Falcons follow through and do cut Bryant — who was their kicker for 10 seasons — it will be after a very good season in 2018. Bryant kicked well in 2018 Even though Bryant was 43 last season, he was among the most reliable kickers in the NFL. Bryant hit 95.2 percent of his field-goa

Falcons kicker Matt Bryant says he's returning for 18th season

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 12 days ago.

Atlanta Falcons kicker Matt Bryant will turn 44 years old in May. But just like 46-year old Adam Vinatieri, Bryant doesn't feel like he's ready to hang up his cleats just yet. Bryant said on his Twitter account on Tuesday night that he's not retiring and plans to come back for his 18th NFL season and 11th season with the Falcons. “Over this pa

Falcons release CB Alford, possibly clearing spot for Oliver

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 12 days ago.

The Atlanta Falcons have released cornerback Robert Alford, a second-round pick in 2013 who had 10 career interceptions but none this season. The move, announced by the team on Tuesday night, could clear the way for Isaiah Oliver, a 2018 second-round pick, to start. As a rookie, Oliver cut into Alford's playing time.

WATCH: Patriots owner Robert Kraft passes out 'victory cigars' in Patriots locker room

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 13 days ago.

WATCH: Patriots owner Robert Kraft passes out 'victory cigars' in Patriots locker room originally appeared on nbcsportsboston.com When the New England Patriots launched back from a 28-3 deficit to beat the Atlanta Falcons in overtime of Super Bowl LI, victory cigars were in tall order from owner Robert Kraft in the post-game locker celebration. A

Super Bowl MVP Julian Edelman is also an accomplished author

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 14 days ago.

There's much more to Julian Edelman than meets the eye. Tom Brady's right-hand man and favorite target during games was named the MVP of Super Bowl LIII on Sunday night, but that honor is only one of the wide receiver's many accomplishments. Edelman also earned the title of New York Times Bestselling Author for his memoir, "Relentless," which

Rams pool report: McVay likes team's balanced approach

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 15 days ago.

Following three days of practice at the Atlanta Falcons' training facility in Flowery Branch, the Los Angeles Rams began to put the final touches on their week of planning and spent some time enjoying the moment with friends and family. Coaches stood at the top and players on the bottom rungs of the bleachers placed at the 5-yard line, with genera

Rams pool report: McVay likes team's balanced approach

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 15 days ago.

Following three days of practice at the Atlanta Falcons' training facility in Flowery Branch, the Los Angeles Rams began to put the final touches on their week of planning and spent some time enjoying the moment with friends and family. Coaches stood at the top and players on the bottom rungs of the bleachers placed at the 5-yard line, with genera

Super Bowl: Atlanta Falcons owner reveals why Mercedes Benz Stadium concession prices are cheap

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 16 days ago.

Home Depot co-founder and Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank would like to thank fans for their loyalty, by keeping concession prices at Mercedes Benz Stadium during this year's Super Bowl affordable by maintaining annual prices, instead of jacking them up for football's biggest game. “The decision it's interesting,” he told FOX Business'

The Latest: Rams hold practice outside at Falcons' facility

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 16 days ago.

Belichick noted that the team has already gotten in five practices since the AFC championship game and will have another full-speed session on Friday. So he opted for the walkthrough Wednesday. "We got a lot out of the walkthrough today and were able to run more plays at a slower tempo," Belichick said.

Cheap beer is good press: Why the Falcons' fan-friendly pricing is a win-win

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 18 days ago.

When Arthur Blank rolled out his “fan-first pricing” in connection with the opening of Mercedes-Benz Stadium two seasons ago – a 50 percent across-the-board chop on certain food and drink prices – you could just imagine the cringing rage of the Falcons owner's fellow NFL overlords: What? Blank's move toward cheap eats – which, against a

Rams ramp up Super Bowl LIII preparation

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 18 days ago.

ATLANTA - - Practice is highlighted on the schedule planner for the Los Angeles Rams on Wednesday, representing a return to normalcy as Super Bowl LIII approaches. "We're certainly excited to get going on practice." The Rams are planning to mimic a normal Wednesday practice and get players back on schedule. Quarterback Jared Goff said the Rams a

Julian Edelman goes unrecognized and gets a tour of Atlanta's history from a stranger

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 18 days ago.

If you're in Atlanta and thought you saw New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman exploring the city alone Sunday night, you're probably right. You also have something in common with USA Today writer Nate Davis, who thought he spotted the star from a cab and asked Edelman as much Wednesday. Edelman explores Atlanta's history The Patriot

Super Bowl 2019 weather: Forecast revealed for Rams vs Patriots in chilly Atlanta

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 18 days ago.

The elements usually matter in the NFL, with many teams operating much better depending on the weather. The Super Bowl, this year at least, is another matter entirely, as the Atlanta Falcons' Mercedes-Benz Stadium has a retractable roof. That may not prevent some uncomfortably chilly temperatures though, the big freeze has hit fans' travel plans

McVay: Time to 'tighten the screws'

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 18 days ago.

ATLANTA - - It's time to "tighten the screws." That was the message from Los Angeles Rams coach Sean McVay in wrapping up his media obligations with his final press conference Thursday morning ahead of Super Bowl LIII. The Rams are practicing at the Atlanta Falcons' facility in Flowery Branch, and after some "above the head" and individual wo

Atlanta endures bittersweet week of Super Bowl hosting duties

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 19 days ago.

For fans of the Atlanta Falcons, hosting this year's NFL championship on Sunday is a bit more complicated. "I really don't like the Patriots being here," said Keith Cowan, a 35-year-old a warehouse operations specialist, proudly wearing his Falcons cap in Atlanta on Tuesday. As quarterback Tom Brady and his AFC title-holding team landed in Geor

A Tom Brady-inspired halo: NFL superfan 'Birdlady' shares Super Bowl style advice for Patriots, Rams fans

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 19 days ago.

The Falcons saved my life,” Freeman says. While Freeman, who grew up in Georgia, has always been a Falcons fan, she hasn't always been Birdlady. Freeman used to be a police officer until she suffered a 42-foot fall and had a career-ending injury.

Rams ramp up Super Bowl LIII preparation

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 19 days ago.

ATLANTA - - Practice is highlighted on the schedule planner for the Los Angeles Rams on Wednesday, representing a return to normalcy as Super Bowl LIII approaches. "We're certainly excited to get going on practice." The Rams are planning to mimic a normal Wednesday practice and get players back on schedule. Quarterback Jared Goff said the Rams a

Super Bowl weather: Deep freeze to hit Atlanta ahead of Los Angeles Rams vs New England Patriots

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 19 days ago.

Super Bowl week in Atlanta has begun with mild temperatures but the expectation is they will fall quickly with an icy backdrop in the final hours before Sunday's big game expected. The Los Angeles Rams and the New England Patriots will battle it out for supremacy in the NFL. And while Bill Belichick's side are well-accustomed to operating in subz

Falcons owner has "totally recovered" from Super Bowl loss to Patriots

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 20 days ago.

Falcons owner has "totally recovered" from Super Bowl loss to Patriots originally appeared on nbcsportsboston.com The New England Patriots denied the Atlanta Falcons their first championship with a legendary 25-point comeback to win Super Bowl LI in overtime two years ago, but Falcons owner Arthur Blank already has turned the page. Blank's franc

Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank outlines how Atlanta prepared to host Super Bowl LIII

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 21 days ago.

NFL Network's Willie McGinest catches up with Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank at Super Bowl LIII Opening Night to talk about his team in 2019, the Falcons' affordable "Fan First" concessions pricing and more.