We sent our intern AJ out to the tailgates one last time for an NFC Championship edition of Feed AJ, and the only thing that disappointed us was that he didn't have a better showing during his chicken wing eating contest
The Falcons' amazing 2012 season came to an end Sunday night, and while there's no further they can go this season, the relationship they established with their fan base is stronger than ever.
Head coach Mike Smith spoke to the media after holding the final team meeting of the 2012 season, and while he said the players are extremely disappointed in the way the season ended, they're anxious and ready to get back to work to make 2013 even better
The Atlanta Falcons' magical 2012 season ended on Sunday with a 28-24 loss in the NFC Championship game. It was another gut-wrenching game, but this time Atlanta came out on the wrong side.
Head coach Mike Smith spoke to the media Monday after Sunday's NFC Championship game loss and updated the condition of injured quarterback Matt Ryan.
Falcons head coach Mike Smith announced Monday that quarterback Matt Ryan suffered a sprained left shoulder late during Sunday's NFC Championship game and that he'll miss the Pro Bowl.
That was the sentiment linebacker Sean Weatherspoon expressed Monday while speaking to the media, but said the Falcons will eagerly get back to work as soon as possible to improve toward making next season an even more successful one
Head coach Mike Smith and quarterback Matt Ryan speak to the media after Sunday's NFC Championship game at the Georgia Dome.
QB Matt Ryan and WR Julio Jones each set franchise postseason records in a 28-24 NFC Championship loss to the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday
Throughout 2012 the Falcons D has come up with big-moment stops when they were needed to help get the Falcons wins. In Sunday's NFC Championship loss to the 49ers, they got those stops in the first half, but couldn't get a much-needed one in the second.
Tight end Tony Gonzalez talks about how emotional it was to take off his uniform, pads and cleats for what might be the last time ever. The Falcons lost to the San Francisco 49ers 28-24 in the NFC Championship Game.
Center Todd McClure spoke about the difficult NFC Championship loss to the San Francisco 49ers and how proud he is of the offensive line unit he anchored all season.
Wide receiver Roddy White gave a ton of credit to the San Francisco 49ers defense and coaching staff for their play on the final snap of the game. White said the defense gave them a look they did not expect.
Cornerback Dunta Robinson compares Sunday's 28-24 loss to the San Francisco 49ers to previous Falcons' playoff defeats. Robinson also talks about how crushing a blow this NFC Championship loss must be to long-time Atlanta veterans.
Defensive end John Abraham talks about the tough 28-24 loss to the San Francisco 49ers and how the Falcons didn't finish like they usually do.
Matt Ryan threw for 396 yards Sunday in the NFC Championship and Roddy White and Julio Jones each eclipsed the 100-yards receiving mark, but the Falcons couldn't hold off the San Francisco 49ers in the second half, losing 28-24.
Head coach Mike Smith and quarterback Matt Ryan talk about Atlanta's early lead and the team's inability to slow down the San Francisco offense in the second half.
After 16 years and a resume that most assuredly promises induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame on his first ballot, tight end Tony Gonzalez said after Sunday's game that he pretty much has his mind made up about his future.
The Falcons surprised many so often this season, but on Sunday the surprises and the run came to a halt as the Falcons fell to the 49ers 28-24.
Matt Ryan threw three touchdowns in the first half, two into the hands of Julio Jones as the Falcons jumped out to a 24-14 first-half lead in the NFC Championship game.
Although John Abraham is slowed by an ankle injury, he's scheduled to play on Sunday. Additionally, all players listed on the injury report are ready to go against the 49ers.
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Defensive end John Abraham and defensive tackle Jonathan Babineaux are questionable for Sunday's NFC Championship game against San Francisco
The Georgia Dome has a reputation for getting loud, and on Sunday it was the loudest many have ever heard inside as the home fans helped propel the Falcons to the NFC Championship. The Falcons have now asked fans to take the noise level up yet another notch.
Hours before the gates open and the game kicks off, Falcons kicker Matt Bryant has already been through every imaginable kick hundreds of times, if only in his head — something that allows him to stay calm during high-pressure moments.
It may have been their first playoff win under Mike Smith, but the Falcons were very familiar with the situation that won them the game, a situation that gave them a chance to defy the odds.
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Defensive end John Abraham was limited again in practice Friday and is listed as questionable for Sunday against Seattle. William Moore and Dunta Robinson are probable.
Head coach Mike Smith provided an injury update Monday and things look positive as they head into their divisional round playoff game against Seattle.
The Falcons don't have to look very far to find inspriation this week. With this year possibly being the final ride for the Falcons' three eldest statesmen, the natural reaction is to do it for Tony, Todd and Mike.