Falcons kick off Preseason after Green Bay/Lambeau Field mishap

The Green Bay Packers dropped the proverbial ‘Hall of Fame’ ball after the league cancelled the Hall of Fame Game due to “poor field conditions.”

“Due to safety concerns with the condition of the playing surface in Canton, tonight’s game between the Indianapolis Colts and Green Bay Packers has been cancelled. We are very disappointed for our fans, but player safety is our primary concern, and as a result, we could not play an NFL game on this field tonight.”

So now your Atlanta Falcons against the Washington Redskins becomes the game to kick off the preseasonFalcons 2

and Quarterback Matt Ryan for one, is looking to get off to a fast start this year.

“Well, I think you always want to start fast,” Ryan said. “I mean, anytime you play a game, you want to compete and you want to win, so that’s important. But offensively, I think you want to get off to a fast start, set the tempo, set the tone for what you want to be as an offense, and hopefully execute really well.”

Don’t expect first round pick Keanu Neal to take the field against the Redskins as was reported to be nursing a trunk, (torso) injury.

“I’m not going to say if he’ll play yet,” Head Coach Dan Quinn said. “He just saw the doc today. He had a trunk injury, and we’ll determine [his status] later in the week. Honestly, I don’t have enough information to tell you if he will or won’t. I think it could go 50/50 either way. I’ll let you know during the week.”

Plenty of great seats and affordable tickets are still available so be sure to grab yours today and be a part of Atlanta Falcons History!

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Tackle Polumbus set to add depth to offensive line

The Atlanta Falcons have come to terms with Free Agent Right Tackle Tyler Polumbus per the Atlanta Journal Constitution.  The signing will put Polumbus back together with Defensive Coordinator Kyle Shanahan, his former coordinator in Washington.

Polumbus himself posted on Twitter:  “Made some increadable memories in DC and some lifelong friendships.  I will miss it but excited for the next chapter.” followed by a Falcons logo.

The Falcons and Redskins tangle October 11th, the fifth game of the season. Plenty of tickets and great seats are still available so be sure to get yours today!


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Falcons lose big against the Vikings

The Atlanta Falcons came into Minnesota thinking of a 3-2 record but instead they watched as Rookie Quarterback Teddy Bridgewater torched their defense for 317 yards in the air and the combined rushing total of 241 yards (Bridgewater ran five times for 27 yards).  In the fourth quarter, Bridgewater tweaked his ankle while scrambling from the Falcons defense.  In the end, the Falcons fell to the Vikings 28-41.

“I felt what happened during the play. It was basically a non-contact injury,” Bridgewater said after the game. “I tried to make a plant move, and just rolled my ankle in a funny way. I wasn’t worried at all.”

The Falcons stay on the road and visit the New York Giants who are coming off a big 45-14 victory over the Washington Redskins.  Plenty of cheap tickets and great seats are still available so be sure to get yours today and help cheer on your Atlanta Falcons.

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