Weekly Coverage Recap: Falcons at Bills

Posted Nov 30, 2013

Take a look at our entire coverage from the past week as the Falcons prepared for their Week 13 matchup against the Bills, taking place Sunday in Toronto's Rogers Centre.


Head coach Mike Smith said Monday that the Falcons haven't entered a total evaluation mode and that the goal is still to win football games this year, but he wants to get younger players some more game experience.

Smith and General Manager Thomas Dimitroff joined 790 The Zone's Wes Durham and Dave Archer to discuss the team's preparations for Sunday's game against the Buffalo Bills in Toronto.

PHOTOS: The Digital Media staff for the Atlanta Falcons meet every Monday morning to discuss potential storylines for the upcoming game. Here are the items the staff is looking to cover this week.


Head coach Mike Smith met with director of logistics and facilities Spencer Treadwell and senior corporate partnership executive Peyton Gallagher this week to go over travel for this weekend's trip to Toronto in this episode of McDonald's Coffee With Coach.

Given the increased time the rookies have gotten lately, head coach Mike Smith said he's taking note of each of their abilities and how capable they are to step up at any moment.

After being signed to the active roster Tuesday, tackle Terren Jones said he's staying humble but is appreciative for the opportunity to play and show what he's capable of.

The game north of the border marks the franchise's first regular season game in an internation market, but there are current and former Falcons with Canadian ties.

PHOTOS: The Atlanta Falcons Cheerleaders got all dressed up to show off their favorite red and black evening wear in the second part of this month's theme gallery.


LB Sean Weatherspoon said the Falcons are trying to figure out how translate their solid week of practices to a win on gameday, adding that he's excited to go international for their matchup against the Bills in Toronto.

QB Matt Ryan is hoping the Falcons can adapt well and get their first road win as they prepare to head north of the border Sunday.

RB Steven Jackson said he plans to run with passion when he faces a very impressive and active Bills defensive line.

Head coach Mike Smith said the Falcons are working hard at practice and they continue to make progress. The Falcons also made roster moves Wednesday by signing WR Dominique Croom to the practice squad.

The 2-9 Falcons will travel to Canada to face the 4-7 Bills in Week 13, and you can check out some key facts about the matchup in this week's Wing Tips.

PHOTOS: Get to know this week's opponent, the Buffalo Bills, as we take you through their depth chart in photos.


Falcons players Justin Blalock, Jonathan Massaquoi and Corey Peters got in the true spirit of Thanksgiving this week by providing meals and winter gear to men from the Atlanta Mission.'s Jay Adams and Daniel Cox feast on Thanksgiving leftovers as the two discuss players they'd like to see make the most of the rest of the season in this week's FalconCast Podcast.'s AJ Coleman went behind the scenes with the Atlanta Falcons Cheerleaders to get glammed up and see their gameday preparations during Thursday's game against the Saints.

After stepping up at the center position and setting an impressive performance against the Saints on Thursday, Joe Hawley is your State Farm Player of the Week.

A must-read from this week is the story of rookie LB Paul Worrilow, who made a sacrifice years ago to help a complete stranger fighting leukemia.


Head coach Mike Smith details his three keys to a Falcons victory in their international game against the Bills on Sunday in this week's edition of UPS Logistics of the Game.

LB Paul Worrilow joins's Wes Durham to chat in this week's edition of McDonald's What's Brewin'.

LB Sean Weatherspoon went to his teammates to ask what they're thankful for this Thanksgiving in a special holiday edition of D-Block.

NFL Films previews the Week 13 matchup between the 2-9 Falcons and the 4-7 Bills, where Atlanta's mission is to stop Buffalo's run game.

PHOTOS: Take a look at 16 players to watch from both rosters.

The Falcons will travel to Toronto, Canada for an International Series against the Buffalo Bills. The game will take place Sunday at Rogers Centre, with kickoff set for 4:05 p.m.

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