Troy Heinzman

Falcons Editor

Troy Heinzman began his writing career as the Sports Editor, and subsequently Co-Managing Editor, for The Independent newspaper. His love of fantasy sports led him to becoming the Atlanta Falcons beat writer for After earning his stripes as the Lead Blogger at Blogging Dirty he was finally called home to the mothership as the Falcons Editor for SB Nation Atlanta.


2011 NFL Draft: Atlanta Falcons' Draft Tendencies Analyzed

Analyzing the Atlanta Falcons draft tendencies since 2008.

Would Franchise Tag Solve Harvey Dahl, Tyson Clabo Situation?

NFL teams have begun using the franchise tag and Troy Heinzman of SB Nation Atlanta takes a look at which players the Falcons may consider.

2011 NFL Draft: Falcons Could Target Derek Sherrod, Anthony Castonzo To Fill Offensive Tackle Need

The NFL Draft is over two months away which gives us lots of time to opine on the many directions the Falcons' front office may go with this year's rookie class. I'll offer up my...

Here's Why Matt Ryan And The Atlanta Falcons Will Win A Super Bowl In 2015

Troy Heinzman of SB Nation Atlanta explains why the Atlanta Falcons will win the Super Bowl. In 2015.

Coy Wire Signs New Two-Year Contract With Atlanta Falcons

Nine-year pro Coy Wire signed a two-year extension with the Atlanta Falcons Wednesday, the Falcons' official site reports. The financial terms were not disclosed but the deal keeps a solid special teams player and, from all accounts, a great locker room guy around for a few more seasons.

Sporting News Names Atlanta Falcons GM Thomas Dimitroff Executive Of The Year

Sporting News named Atlanta Falcons' General Manager, Thomas Dimitroff, the NFL Executive of the Year. This award may seem odd to some since the moves the Falcons made this season weren't exactly earth-shattering (signing Dunta Robinson, drafting Sean Weatherspoon) but as described in the piece, this is more of a lifetime achievement award and from that aspect there's no question he deserves the award.

Erik Coleman Officially Released By Atlanta Falcons

What was rumored Tuesday became official Wednesday when safety Erik Coleman was released by the Atlanta Falcons, Jay Adams reports. The Falcons found themselves set at the safety position with T...

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