Alec Shirkey

Falcons Contributor


Falcons fight to tie game after rough 1st quarter

The Falcons are trying to avoid being upset at home by the 4-5 Arizona Cardinals. 16 points scored in the second quarter, including a defensive TD by Jonathan Babineaux, is one way to prevent that.

Falcons off to shaky, turnover-riddled home

In events only capable of occurring in Bizarro World, Matt Ryan pulled a Peyton Manning and threw three first quarter interceptions in the Georgia Dome.

Falcons GM admits blunder with Edwards dismissal

You can add Ray Edwards to the relatively short list of mistakes made by Falcons GM Thomas Dimitroff. But by releasing him, the organization demonstrated just the kind of thinking fans want to see.

Atlanta's run at perfection ends abruptly in NO

The Falcons are still in great shape at 8-1. Perhaps this is the wake-up call they need, too, because I'll bet all of Gonzalez's career catches that last Sunday's mistakes and flaws are fixable.

Falcons down by four late in tight ball game

Matt Ryan made his first mistake of the day in the third quarter, but redeemed himself with a monster drive that put the Falcons within a touchdown of retaking the lead against New Orleans.

Two Jimmy Graham TDs have Saints up 21-17 at half

The Atlanta Falcons trail by four points as we enter the second half of this offensive duel in New Orleans.

Falcons see early 10-point lead disappear quickly

The Atlanta Falcons got off to a hot first-quarter start in the Superdome, putting up 10 points in the first four minutes of the ball game, but saw that lead evaporate rather quickly.

8-0 Falcons Building Something Great in 2012

The Falcons improved to 8-0 following a close, tough win over the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday night. Fans know this team is for real, but will Atlanta finally command respect among fellow teams and the media? Can they stay undefeated going forward?

Michael Turner burns 'Boys, puts Atlanta up 13-6

The Sunday Night stalemate has potentially ended in Atlanta after Michael Turner led the Falcons offense to their first touchdown of the game with a three-yard rush across the goal line.

Falcons still stuck in a Sunday Night deadlock

The Falcons managed to miraculously march down the field and put up three points in the waning minutes of the first half, but that doesn't erase the rough first half Atlanta fans have had to endure.

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