Mariota, Ridder solid for Falcons in 24-16 loss to JetsAugust 23, 2022 GMT
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Marcus Mariota is feeling — and playing — like a starter again.
After leading Atlanta to scores on two of his three drives in the Falcons' 24-16 loss against mostly New York Jets backups Monday night, Mariota appears to have strengthened his hold on the quarterback job.
Ridley suspension for ’22 makes WR area of need for FalconsMarch 15, 2022 GMT
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Falcons’ slumping offense handed first shutout in 6 yearsNovember 19, 2021 GMT
ATLANTA (AP) — The first shutout loss in six years for the Atlanta Falcons was only the capper on a miserable week for their offense.
Atlanta's 25-0 loss to the New England Patriots on Thursday night followed Sunday's 43-3 defeat at Dallas in a week quarterback Matt Ryan and the Falcons would rather forget.
Ryan passes for 343 yards, 2 TDs as Falcons top Saints 27-25November 7, 2021 GMT
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Matt Ryan's last and longest of several deep completions spared the Atlanta Falcons from another infamous collapse.
Ryan hit Cordarrelle Patterson for a 64-yard gain with a minute left to set up Younghoe Koo's 29-yard field goal as time expired, and Atlanta defeated mistake-prone New Orleans on Sunday after allowing the Saints to wipe out an 18-point, fourth-quarter deficit.
Pitts’ breakout game the difference in victory over JetsOctober 11, 2021 GMT
ATLANTA (AP) — A week after blowing an eight-point lead early in the fourth quarter, the Atlanta Falcons showed some backbone in a 27-20 victory over the New York Jets.
They can thank rookie tight end Kyle Pitts and quarterback Matt Ryan for that.
49ers lose in wild finish but end six-year playoff droughtDecember 16, 2019 GMT
The Latest on Week 15 in the NFL (all times EST):
The San Francisco 49ers have ended a six-year playoff drought even though they lost to the Atlanta Falcons 29-22 in a wild finish in which they allowed 12 points in the final two seconds...