Tag: Atlanta Falcons

UCLA LB Takkarist McKinley Selected By Atlanta Falcons

UCLA linebacker Takkarist McKinley was selected in the first round of the NFL Draft Thursday by the Atlanta Falcons. McKinley was taken with the No. 26 selection and could turn into another terrific defender piloted […]

2017 NFL Draft: Selections Nos. 21 Through 32

The first round of the 2017 NFL Draft came and went Thursday. The LA Sports Pulse already gave you the first 10 picks of the draft. Here are picks Nos. 21 through 32. No 21: […]

Atlanta Falcons Sign Desmond Trufant To Hefty Contract Extension

The Atlanta Falcons shored up its secondary by signing cornerback Desmond Trufant to a contract extension Saturday. The Falcons and Trufant agreed to a five-year, $69 million extension, with $42 million guaranteed, Fox Sports reported. […]

Atlanta Falcons Fire Defensive Coaches

The Atlanta Falcons are torching their coaching staff after the team’s humiliating loss against the New England Patriots in Super Bowl 51. The Falcons fired defensive coordinator Richard Smith and defensive line coach Bryan Cox […]

Atlanta Falcons Optimistic About Devonta Freeman Extension

Atlanta Falcons GM Thomas Dimitroff said Tuesday that he’s optimistic that an extension for running back Devonta Freeman will get done. “We are in good space,” Dimitroff said of a recent meeting with Freeman’s agent. […]

Atlanta Falcons Name Steve Sarkisian Offensive Coordinator

The Atlanta Falcons named the replacement to Kyle Shanhan on Tuesday. The Falcons said Alabama offensive analyst Steve Sarkisian will take over the offensive coordinator position. The San Francisco 49ers announced Monday that Shanahan would […]

San Francisco 49ers Name Kyle Shanahan Head Coach

Less than 24 hours after the Atlanta Falcons lost to the New England Patriots in Super Bowl 51, offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan officially has a new job. The San Francisco 49ers announced Monday they have […]

A Mismanaged 24 Minutes Led To The Atlanta Falcons’ Demise

Tom Brady and the New England Patriots came back from 25 points down to win Super Bowl 51 in overtime against the Atlanta Falcons. Brady pulled off some unbelievable magic en route to his fifth […]