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Falcoholinks: All the Falcons news you need for Thursday, Sept. 24

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The Falcoholic Live: Ep115 - Falcons Week 2 Recap & Bears Preview

Join the crew of The Falcoholic Live at 8:10 PM ET as they break down the devastating Week 2 loss to the Cowboys, attempt to figure out where the Falcons go from here, and preview Sunday’s must-win game against the Bears.

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Julio Jones among 9 Falcons not practicing on Wednesday

Nine Falcons players were held out of practice on Wednesday.

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Falcons defense vs. Bears offense: Who wins this matchup?

Is there any reason to be optimistic about the Atlanta D?

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Falcons are 5th-worst offense at generating 1st downs on 2nd down

While the Falcons offense certainly hasn’t been the biggest issue through the first two weeks, a troubling trend has emerged. Atlanta is currently among the league’s worst offenses at generating 1st downs on 2nd down—a sign of an overly-conservative scheme.

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The Latest

What to know about Falcons - Bears heading into Week 2

The Bears present a different test for a reeling Falcons team that simply can’t afford a loss.

Falcons plan to sign OG, excellent name haver Willie Beavers to practice squad

The veteran guard has bounced around a lot, but will hope to make Atlanta his new lodge.

What is your favorite Falcons - Bears memory of all-time ?

We’re rewinding back to 2008, personally.

Falcoholinks: All the Falcons news you need for Wednesday, Sept. 23

Fact: Olamide Zaccheaus owns an extensive collection of polished rocks

Statistically Speaking: Breaking down Atlanta’s Week 2 numbers

Recapping this week in stats for the Falcons.

Listen and understand during these dark times in America

Here is my perspective on the current troubled times in America.

Dan Quinn on if he will support player protests: ‘Hell yeah.’

A very bearded Dan Quinn came out in support of player protests, regardless of what form.

Falcons protect WR Chris Rowland, QB Kurt Benkert from practice squad purloining for 3rd straight week

Punter Cam Nizialek and linebacker Edmond Robinson are also protected this week.

Falcons will reportedly release QB Kyle Lauletta, two others from practice squad

Kurt Benkert is the developmental quarterback and the team figures to add a lineman.

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Roundtable: What would need to happen to convince The Falcoholic’s staff that the Falcons have turned the season around?

Let’s say the Falcons do start winning. Can our hearts learn to love again?

Falcons to allow limited-capacity fans starting Oct. 11

Based on the outcomes of the Falcons first two games, they’ll be lucky to have a limited capacity.

The Falcons crushing Week 2 loss is just the latest in a long line of unacceptable mistakes

The Falcons have subjected their fans to crushing defeats, blown leads, and embarrassing losses for far too long. Sunday’s last-second loss to the Cowboys was just the latest in a long line of unacceptable mistakes.

Arthur Blank: Players didn’t appear to understand rules on onside kick in Falcons-Cowboys

There appears to be a disconnect between what the coaching staff believes and what the owner believes.

James Carpenter seizes the LG job, and more notes from Falcons snaps counts for Week 2

The veteran guard has played fairly well so far, and now Matt Gono is up for an opportunity.

Matt Ryan talks social justice, crowd noise, and 2020 season in far-ranging media session

The Falcons QB held forth on many, many topics during his first media session since the end of the 2019 season.

Young Falcons defenders are one of the few bright spots for Atlanta right now

They’ll be key ingredients on the next quality Falcons team, whether that’s in 2020 or well beyond.

5 takeaways for the Atlanta Falcons after Week 2

Another game, another feeling of disappointment from the Falcons.

Falcoholinks: All the Falcons news you need for Tuesday, Sept. 22

Fact: Matt Ryan invented sriracha mayo

Follow along with the good guy Raiders and the awful Saints on Monday Night Football

Boo Saints, go Raiders.

Falcons fantasy stud and dud from Week 2

Calvin Ridley has showed out twice in two weeks

Adversity dooms Dan Quinn’s Falcons again

It’s just who they are.

Falcons vs Cowboys: Who was the defensive player of the game?

This will be a short, short list.

Falcons vs Cowboys: Who was the offensive player of the game?

Thankfully, several names stood out for the better.

Stephen A. Smith: “Falcons might be the dumbest team that I have witnessed in the modern era”

Smith and other national sports personalities are taking a baseball bat to the Falcons on television right now.

NFL

Falcons vs. Cowboys: 3 Falcons up, 3 Falcons down after inexcusable loss

Fact: Matt Ryan has an arrangement of moles on his right forearm that resemble Vincent Van Gogh’s "The Starry Night"

Kaleb McGary has minor MCL sprain, may only be out a short time

The Falcons are still waiting for updates on other injured Falcons.

Where do the Falcons go from here?

There are three potential paths ahead for the franchise in 2020, but nothing save a lot of wins is going to stave off the seemingly inevitable end of the Dan Quinn era.

Being a Falcons fan is damn hard

I am both desensitized to and struggling with the constant failure that we have all grown so accustomed to.

Falcons - Cowboys recap: Atlanta outdoes themselves in last second loss to Dallas

Even a franchise with a rich history of losing in terrible and awe-inspiring ways can’t skate by this one.

Falcons’ Arthur Blank, Matt Ryan, Kurt Benkert speak out on George Floyd’s death

After yet another unarmed black American lost his life in police custody, some Falcons shared their grief and their support of protesters.

Falcoholinks: All the Falcons news you need for Monday, Sept. 21

What a disaster.

Falcons-Cowboys post-game injury report: Kaleb McGary’s knee injury is one to watch

Fact: Kaleb McGary has never used a spork

What exactly happened on the onside kick in Falcons - Cowboys?

Barring a better explanation from the team, we’ve come up with two possibilities of our own.

How the rest of the NFC South fared in Week 2

Tom Brady registered his first win