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Yes, you can bet that the 49ers will blow a 28-3 lead (but you shouldn’t)

The number of Super Bowl prop bets is limited only by the creativity of those devising them. For Super Bowl LIV, the folks at PointsBet have plucked a fairly low piece of low-hanging fruit in crafting a prop wager that calls back to Super Bowl LI. Via David Purdum of ESPN.com, the odds of the [more]

Falcons fans have defaulted on more than $32 million in PSLs

Those empty seats at the Falcons’ still-new stadium may have less to do with people not choosing to buy them and more to do with people not being able to buy them. According to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, customers have defaulted on $32 million in personal seat licenses at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, with $7 million happening in [more]

Eagles interview Marquand Manuel

The Eagles are talking to a former defensive coordinator to replace a position coach who just became a coordinator himself. According to Jeremy Fowler of ESPN.com, the Eagles have interviewed Marquand Manuel for their vacant defensive backs coach job, and a deal could come together soon. He would replace Cory Undlin, who left to become [more]

Falcons bringing back Younghoe Koo, and competition

The Falcons thought they were fixing their kicking problems when they brought back veteran Matt Bryant before the start of the regular season. He wasn’t the answer, but they might have eventually found one in Younghoe Koo. Now, they want to bring him back, and make him prove it. According to Jason Butt of TheAthletic.com, [more]

Austin Hooper: If Falcons want me, they’ll make an offer

Falcons General Manager Thomas Dimitroff said this week that things are “trudging along” in regard to questions about a new contract for tight end Austin Hooper. The trudging apparently hasn’t reached the point of any offer being made to the tight end. That was the word from Hooper when he took some time out from [more]

Falcons “not exactly sure” what direction they’ll go with Vic Beasley

Falcons General Manager Thomas Dimitroff didn’t have much of an update about where things stand in contract talks with tight end Austin Hooper and the outlook for another impending free agent isn’t much clearer. Defensive end Vic Beasley led the team with eight sacks during the 2019 season and closed out the year with four [more]

Falcons “trudging along” in talks with Austin Hooper

The Falcons have a number of issues to address this offseason, but one of their priorities is trying to re-sign tight end Austin Hooper. And at the moment, things aren’t moving very quickly. Via D. Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Falcons General Manager Thomas Dimitroff said talks were still at the early stages. “I’m [more]

Giants hire Jerome Henderson as defensive backs coach

The Giants have hired Jerome Henderson as their defensive backs coach, Field Yates of ESPN reports. The Falcons dismissed Henderson after the season. He had served as Atlanta’s secondary coach/defensive passing game coordinator. Henderson spent four seasons with the Falcons after four seasons coaching under Jason Garrett in Dallas. Garrett is now the Giants’ offensive [more]

Three Packers join the NFC Pro Bowl roster

The Packers had a couple of players pull out of the Pro Bowl in the wake of their NFC title game loss to the 49ers, but they’ll wind up with a net gain because three players have been added to the roster. Wide receiver Davante Adams, defensive tackle Kenny Clark and linebacker Za'Darius Smith will [more]

Kyle Shanahan learned a lot from the 28-3 debacle in Super Bowl LI

Kyle Shanahan returns to the Super Bowl for the first time in three years, and he already has been asked about what happened the last time he was there. Shanahan, then the offensive coordinator of the Falcons, had a 28-3 lead over the Patriots in the third quarter. The Patriots roared back, tied the game, [more]

Austin Hooper headed to Pro Bowl in place of George Kittle

Falcons tight end Austin Hooper is headed to his second Pro Bowl. Hooper told Vaughn McClure of ESPN that he is replacing George Kittle. Kittle, of course, won’t play in the all-star game as he is going to the Super Bowl. Hooper, 25, was the second alternate. He joins teammates Julio Jones and Grady Jarrett. [more]

Falcons talking contract with De’Vondre Campbell

The Falcons have been proactive signing a number of their own young players in recent years, and are working on another one. According to Vaughn McClure of ESPN.com, the Falcons have started “preliminary talks” with linebacker De'Vondre Campbell. The 26-year-old is set to become an unrestricted free agent in March. They’ve locked up players such [more]

Takk McKinley recovering from surgery

Add Falcons defensive end Takk McKinley to the list of players who will spend some portion of this offseason recovering from surgical procedures. McKinley posted a picture of himself in a hospital bed after having what he termed a successful operation. His left shoulder was heavily bandaged in the shot, which makes sense since he [more]

Falcons should offer refunds to fans who recently bought soon-to-be obsolete jerseys

In most cases, a planned uniform redesign happens with months if not years of advance notice to the public. This dynamic allows fans to purchase jerseys based on the to-be-discontinued uniform with full and fair knowledge that, very soon, the purchase will be made obsolete. The Falcons provided no advance notice to the public before [more]

Falcons will unveil new uniforms in April

The Falcons stuck with head coach Dan Quinn after missing the playoffs in 2019, but they will have a new look in 2020. Falcons owner Arthur Blank announced on Tuesday that they will have new uniforms next season. The new threads are set to be unveiled in April. “Time and again, we’ve heard you ask [more]

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