Alec Shirkey

Falcons Contributor


Falcons off to sluggish start against the 'Boys

The Falcons come into this prime-time, Sunday Night matchup against the Cowboys with something to prove. But so far, the still-undefeated home team has looked less than perfect against a struggling Dallas squad.

"Underdog" Falcons Show League Who They Are In Win

All season long, fans have been hearing that the Falcons were lucky, flawed and overrated. Vegas reinforced these stigmas by listing Atlanta as a 1.5-point underdog against Philadelphia this week. Mike Smith and the gang proved them wrong.

Falcons somehow steal another ugly last-second win

The Falcons have managed to stay undefeated through six weeks and enter the bye week coming off another tough, close win. But does Atlanta have bigger problems looming ahead?

McFadden can make Falcons front seven pay

Heading the list of dangerous playmakers on the Oakland Raiders is running back Darren McFadden, who is without a doubt the biggest factor in this ball game.

Atlanta fights a battle of attrition for fifth win

Three Falcons numbers immediately jumped off the stat sheet after Sunday's air-tight 24-17 win over the Washington Redskins: 52, 187, and seven.

Kirk Cousins launches TD to give Skins late lead

Just as the Redskins appeared poised to score on third-and-goal from the three-yard line, fate - or rather, Sean Weatherspoon - intervened a laid a nasty, but legal, hit on Robert Griffin III to force a field goal attempt.

Robert Griffin leaves game with head injury

Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III was sent to the locker room in the third quarter of his team's week five matchup with the Atlanta Falcons.

Last-minute Matt Ryan TD pass ties game 7-7

It was a rough first half for the Falcons offense as the Redskins forced three Atlanta punts and two turnovers.

Falcons, Redskins stuck in scoreless deadlock

In a matchup featuring two high-powered offenses, this game has been dominated by a lack of scoring thus far. Through one quarter, both teams remain locked in a scoreless tie.

Falcons-Panthers recap: Atlanta steals an ugly win

The Falcons didn't play their best brand of football but still came came away with a 30-28 win over the division rival Panthers. Did I mention they are 4-0?

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