Atlanta Falcons

Atlanta Falcons

  • Passing Yards
    311.5 PYPG
  • Rushing Yards
    101.8 RYPG
  • Total Yards Per Game
    413.3 YPG
  • Saturday open thread: Who should lead the Lions offense in touches for Week 7?
    Pride Of Detroit

    Saturday open thread: Who should lead the Lions offense in touches for Week 7?

    What a difference a week makes. After the Detroit Lions’ dominant performance versus the Jacksonville Jaguars in Week 6, we’re left with more questions than answers, but the prevailing question is a loaded one: Are the Lions turning a corner... or were the Jaguars just that bad?

  • Falcons interim coach Raheem Morris swimming against tide as Black NFL coach
    The Detroit News

    Falcons interim coach Raheem Morris swimming against tide as Black NFL coach

    Morris was one of eight Black coaches in the NFL in 2011 — the high-water mark in a single season — during the league’s push to provide more opportunities for minority coaches. The numbers have tailed off since then. In the midst of the country’s social-justice movement and the focus on sports, the spotlight again shines on the NFL, which implemented the “Rooney Rule” to offer more opportunities for minority candidates in interviewing for open coaching positions.

  • McKinley: People are facing far more serious issues than me losing sight in my eye
    Irish Independent

    McKinley: People are facing far more serious issues than me losing sight in my eye

    When Ian McKinley left Ireland for Italy in 2012, he had only just begun to attempt to bring a sense of normality back into his life, which had been cruelly turned upside down. Eight years later, McKinley has returned at a time when everyone else's world is now enduring some degree of uncertainty. Moving to Italy was a shot to nothing for the Dubliner, yet not in his wildest dreams could he have envisaged how life-changing the decision would turn out to be.