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Falcons activate Jordan Miller off suspended list

The Falcons have activated cornerback Jordan Miller off of the reserve/suspended list to the 53-player roster, the team announced Monday. The NFL suspended Miller for four games for violating the league’s performance-enhancing substance policy, and he served the first game of the suspension last season. Miller appeared in 10 games for the Falcons as a [more]

Younghoe Koo is expected to miss time with groin strain

The Falcons had punter Sterling Hofrichter handle the kickoffs during Sunday’s loss to the Bears and it appears they’ll be making alternate plans for the coming weeks as well. Younghoe Koo didn’t play on kickoffs because he suffered a groin injury before the game. He was able to kick field goals and extra points, but [more]

Matt Ryan’s eight straight incompletions gave Bears plenty of time for comeback

When the Falcons had a late 26-10 lead on Sunday, it appeared that the Bears simply wouldn’t have enough time to catch up. Then the Falcons did the Bears a favor, and kept stopping the clock. Those clock stoppages came from eight consecutive incomplete passes thrown by Matt Ryan over a span of five series [more]

Todd Gurley: Blown leads have “nothing to do with” Dan Quinn

Dan Quinn took the blame after the Falcons became the first team to lose two games after they led by at least 15 points in the fourth quarter. Quinn’s players quickly came to his defense. “We know what he means to us,” Falcons running back Todd Gurley said, via Will McFadden of the team website. [more]

Dan Quinn: It falls on me in all spaces

The 2020 Falcons have done something no team has ever done before. According to ESPN Stats and Info, they are the first team to lose two games that they led by at least 15 points in the fourth quarter. They accomplished that feat by allowing 20 points in the fourth quarter of Sunday’s 30-26 loss [more]

Nick Foles leads Bears back, Falcons blow another one

The Falcons found a new way to lose a game. And the Bears found a new quarterback. Quarterback Nick Foles came on in relief of Mitchell Trubisky, and led the Bears to a 30-26 comeback win over Atlanta. The Falcons (0-3), led 26-10 in the fourth quarter, a week after blowing a 15-point lead in [more]

Apparent Nick Foles touchdown overturned on review

It looked like Nick Foles was going to make a dramatic appearance off the bench. But the result was the same as Mitch Trubisky. A play which was originally ruled a touchdown for Bears wide receiver Allen Robinson was overturned, after officials deemed Falcons cornerback Darqueze Dennard came down with an interception. It was a [more]

Nick Foles in for Mitch Trubisky

Two weeks ago, Bears quarterback Mitch Trubisky led the team back from a 17-point deficit in Detroit. He won’t get the chance to lead the team back from a 16-point lead in Atlanta. Nick Foles has entered the game with the Bears behind 26-10 in the third quarter of Sunday’s game against the Falcons. According [more]

Falcons making big plays, up 23-10 on Bears

The Falcons are still capable of making big plays, even without Julio Jones in the lineup. Atlanta just went up 23-10 on the Bears in the third quarter, with a strong offensive effort in the absence of their top wide receiver. Todd Gurley just popped a 10-yard touchdown run to open the scoring in the [more]

Falcons air it out early against the Bears

No Julio Jones, no problem. Even with their star wide receiver watching from the sidelines, the Falcons Offense looked sharp to start the game, taking a quick 6-0 lead on the Bears. After the Bears missed a field goal on their first possession, Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan aired out a 63-yard bomb to Calvin Ridley [more]

Report: A.J. Terrell had two positive tests, one negative test

When it comes to COVID-19 testing, results can vary. Vary they did for Falcons cornerback A.J. Terrell. Jay Glazer of FOX Sports reports that Terrell’s placement on the COVID-19/reserve list came after Terrell had three tests. Two came back positive, and one ended up negative. It was enough to result in the league and the [more]

Julio Jones out for Falcons

The Falcons and Bears are set to play on Sunday after COVID-19 testing and contact tracing in the wake of Falcons cornerback A.J. Terrell being placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list, but Atlanta’s star receiver will be missing from the action. Julio Jones was one of the players listed on the Falcons’ inactive list 90 minutes [more]

Week Three early inactives

Every week we bring you all the inactives from the 1 p.m. ET games in one post, constantly updated with the latest information. Check back to see the full list as it becomes available 90 minutes ahead of kickoff. Rams at Bills Rams: RB Cam Akers, C Brian Allen, WR Trishton Jackson, TE Brycen Hopkins, [more]

Bears-Falcons game is on, after more testing and contact tracing

The first players to land on the COVID-19/reserve list during the regular season won’t derail an NFL game. NFL Media reports that Sunday’s NFL game between the Bears and Falcons will proceed as scheduled. After contact tracing and further testing, all Falcons players and personnel have been cleared for the game, with no positives being [more]

NFL “hopeful” Sunday’s Bears-Falcons game will proceed

With Falcons cornerback A.J. Terrell becoming the first player to land on the COVID-19/reserve list during the regular season, that move isn’t necessarily the end of the story — and it’s possibly just the beginning. Mark Maske of the Washington Post reports that the NFL is “hopeful” Sunday’s Bears-Falcons game will proceed as scheduled. The [more]

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