As a third-generation NFL player, as well as relatives playing both for college and professional teams in Atlanta, Jake Matthews seems like a perfect fit for the Falcons.
After serving five years in prison and having his rape conviction overturned with the help of the California Innocence Project, Brian Banks will work for the NFL front office.
Here is a list of five players who will have a bounce back season.
There are a lot of big storylines going on around the NFL right now and they span more than just the playoff race. Actually, the Packers are hoping for a big return soon just so they can get into the playoffs, but other stories have to deal with an interfering coach and an early day in London for next season.
The NFL is looking to make its global following much bigger than it already is, but they’ve got to have some things straightened out before people will accept it. That includes having some incredibly strange happenings going on around the different teams.
The NFL has a lot going on as the season prepares to get ready for the final quarter of the year. Playoff races will be heating up and teams are going to start battling it out for a spot, but there is a lot happening off of the field as well.
Problems abound in the NFL sometimes, and it takes a lot the backing and support from your teammates, coaches, ownership and more to keep you a part of a franchise. Those problems can be injuries, losing streaks and even just rumors.
Around The NFL: Falcon WR Gone For Season, Schaub Has Incident With Fan, Aldon Smith In More Trouble
No one could have possibly predicted the way the 2013 NFL season would go. Who would have thought that top teams and players would be in such turmoil just five weeks into the season?
Week one of the 2013 NFL season is just about complete, and the first Sunday of this new year brought forth just about everything that an NFL could want. There were upsets, divisional match-ups, last second finishes, and some great outings by amazing players.
CBS2’s Randy Paige sat down with Brian Banks, a football player imprisoned for a crime he didn’t commit and exonerated years later. He was recently cut from the Atlanta Falcons but continues to amaze with his positive spirit and a comeback that transcends the football field.
Quarterback Matt Ryan set five Falcons single-season passing records. While impressive, it made the Falcons one-dimensional, relying too much on their aerial attack. With the addition of All-Pro running back Steven Jackson, the Falcons can now be dangerous both through the air and on the ground.
Football fans watching tonight’s Falcons/Bengals game would say a pre-season game doesn’t really matter.
The Atlanta Falcons have entered into the discussion for a possible move to Los Angeles if the team does not seek funds to build a new stadium.
The Atlanta Falcons have soared to the top of the AP Pro32 NFL power rankings after another close win left them as the NFL’s only unbeaten team.
UCLA’s new football coach, former NFL coach Jim L. Mora, says his first job is to hire a team of experienced recruiters.