Tweet recaps are usually fun because game day Tweets capture the ebbs and flows of fans' emotions throughout the game.The Tweet recaps on The Falcoholic were borne of the pain and struggle and angst fans of this team experienced last season. The shared experience galvanized us, while laughing through our pain sustained us. All the while, we looked toward next season. Well, that season is here, and it is not living up to expectations.
Yesterday's game was painful, but it didn't start off that way.
Beautiful execution by the line and great burst by Jackson. I feel weird saying that.— Jake Bennett (@DirtyBird_Jake) October 5, 2014
The Beer-man made a play. We were all witness.— Matt Chernoff (@RealMattlanta) October 5, 2014
Circle that play on your sheets all. Kroy Biermann just sealed the edge and helped vs. the run. Possibly a turning point for the veteran??— Knox Bardeen (@KnoxonFox) October 5, 2014
Devin Hester made an interesting choice on a return. He was politely and repeatedly asked by fans to never do that again.
Aight Hester. Never do that again— Caleb Rutherford (@FalcoholicZippo) October 5, 2014
Lmao, Hester, that was way too dangerous— Kendall Jackson (@projectjax) October 5, 2014
Devin Hester, living on the edge and other songs from the Aerosmith catalogue.— The Falcoholic (@TheFalcoholic) October 5, 2014
That was so dangerous. Don’t do that again, Devin.— Krissy Brierre (@krissybri) October 5, 2014
Devin... don't do that again— #FreeAntoneSmith (@danim0) October 5, 2014
Josh Wilson so close to taking it to the house there— Steve (@SteveInBrooklyn) October 5, 2014
Julio Jones is ridiculous.
OMG JULIO WHAT IN THE WORLD ARE YOU EVEN HUMAN TELL THE TRUTH— Jeanna (@jeannathomas) October 5, 2014
Julio is unreal— Brandon Ruth (@FalconsBRuth) October 5, 2014
It has just been confirmed Julio Jones is not human. @jeannathomas— David Smith (@Falconz_101) October 5, 2014
Julio could tie one of his hands behind his back and still be better than most wide receivers.— Andrew Hirsh (@andrewhirsh) October 5, 2014
Julio Jones and those of his super-species ilk will one day be our overlords. Just FYI. #ATLvsNYG— Jay Adams (@FalconsJAdams) October 5, 2014
I'll never get used to this.
Matt Ryan athleticism mention again this week— Take a guess (@MyNameIs_LEO) October 5, 2014
There were some weird play calls and some lapses in the first half.
Defense gets a compliment and instantly falls apart.— The Falcoholic (@TheFalcoholic) October 5, 2014
Fade don't work to munchkins, Matt— Swaggy PhD (@Das_ProfX) October 5, 2014
The offensive line held up really well in the first half, though. Things were looking bright-ish overall.
That's halftime. Falcons up 13-10. My first-half MVP? The entire Falcons offensive line. #ATLvsNYG— Jay Adams (@FalconsJAdams) October 5, 2014
Mike Johnson (@MPJohnson79) October 5, 2014
Need a break from reminiscing about this game? Here's a picture of a cute canine Falcons fan.
Why isn't this a thing?
Great job by Mike Tice rebuilding this OL, which brings me back to my idea for a TV show of Tice and Bryan Cox as crime solving detectives.— Matt (@FalconsM5) October 5, 2014
Early in the second half, Matt Bosher was knocked down after a punt, and Jason Pierre-Paul penalized for it. Bosher proceeded to do some kind of ninja handstand thing, because Matt Bosher is awesome.
YOU DON'T ROUGH THE BOSHER— Jeanna (@jeannathomas) October 5, 2014
THE BOSHER ROUGHS YOU— Jeanna (@jeannathomas) October 5, 2014
I give Bosher's handstand a 7.5.— Andrew Hirsh (@andrewhirsh) October 5, 2014
"Get a load of this caterpillar!" pic.twitter.com/U2Ar4E2Pry— Andrew Hirsh (@andrewhirsh) October 5, 2014
And Antone Smith once again forced everyone watching to ask why he doesn't get more touches.
ANTONE SMITH ARE YOU KIDDING ME LOL— Kendall Jackson (@projectjax) October 5, 2014
Antoine Smith is a GTA Cheat code.... #falcons— B17 Bomber (@b17fortres) October 5, 2014
Antone Smith needs his face on money.— R.C.A.R. (@CrossonTheRyan) October 5, 2014
Antone Smith didn't score a touchdown once. I don't remember it very well but I heard it happened.— Alex Welch (@alexmwelch) October 5, 2014
Step it up, Antone RT @joshmassey1: That was still only 74 yards.— Jason Kirk (@JasonKirkSBN) October 5, 2014
Even though the Falcons maintained a lead, it felt like a collapse was imminent.
The Falcons still have a lead and yet it doesn't feel like that's the case at all.— Jeanna (@jeannathomas) October 5, 2014
Those two redzone failures and that gift of a drive the Falcons scored no points on are looming huge now.— Kendall Jackson (@projectjax) October 5, 2014
And guess what? A collapse was imminent.
Falcons respectfully declining to do anything with their opportunities.— The Falcoholic (@TheFalcoholic) October 5, 2014
Josh Wilson still on the team, playing nickel, and saving a touchdown. Still shocked about each part of that sentence.— Matt (@FalconsM5) October 5, 2014
Jinxed it, my b.— Matt (@FalconsM5) October 5, 2014
I decided not to drink. Why waste good vino on a ridiculous performance by the Falcons??— WonderJaye (@WonderJaye) October 5, 2014
Are the Falcons tanking and I didn't get the memo? Because that would at least explain it.— Jeanna (@jeannathomas) October 5, 2014
@jeannathomas Things we say to our 8-year old boys. Not what you think Kroy Bierman needs to hear.— Shannan O (@shannanunc) October 5, 2014
The Falcons defensive play calling. pic.twitter.com/DHWm3nSouQ— Matt (@FalconsM5) October 5, 2014
Hey @Atlanta_Falcons this is the time to care.— flintrock70 (@flintrock70) October 5, 2014
Anyone who wants to know what Self Destruction looks like. This is it— MTLDirtyBird (@Taki_K) October 5, 2014
This all feels so familiar. Like it happened in 2013 or something.— Jenna Bannister #DBN (@JennaEarwood) October 5, 2014
For the life of me, I can’t understand WHY we are this bad. I’m baffled week to week. #Falcons— Krissy Brierre (@krissybri) October 5, 2014
Dear Mr. Blank, I have zero incentive to pay for a PSL with this crappy product. Sincerely, a season ticket holder.— Lisa (@thereyouarelisa) October 5, 2014
Matt: What's the mood like for Falcons fans online? Me: http://t.co/OqdKpzKs4X— Jeanna (@jeannathomas) October 5, 2014
Please, Falcons, don't ever let Warren Sapp be right.
It's time to move on to the Bears, because I don't want to talk about this one anymore.