Atlanta’s Matt Ryan and Miami’s Ryan Tannehill showed how starting quarterbacks should handle preseason openers.
The Atlanta Falcons hope to find clarity in the competition to determine quarterback Matt Ryan’s backup in Friday night’s preseason opener against the Miami Dolphins.
As a third-generation NFL player, as well as relatives playing both for college and professional teams in Atlanta, Jake Matthews seems like a perfect fit for the Falcons.
The Atlanta Falcons picked up some badly needed protection for quarterback Matt Ryan, selecting offensive tackle Jake Matthews of Texas A&M with the No. 6 pick in the NFL draft Thursday night.
Major League Soccer hopes to place its next two expansion teams in Miami and Atlanta.
Rakeem Buckles scored 16 points, Jerome Frink added 13 and Florida International shot 55 percent on the way to beating Florida College 85-39 on Thursday night.
Coaches want you to believe that every opponent is the same, that every game is the same, that every win is the same. It’s a nice act, but Miami coach Joe Philbin knows that wasn’t the case last Sunday, when his Dolphins beat the Falcons 27-23 to improve to 3-0.
The Miami Dolphins will be without a huge piece in the middle of its defense when the Atlanta Falcons come to town on Sunday.
The Atlanta Falcons have already lost two defensive starters and may lose another if cornerback Asante Samuel can’t play Sunday. The Miami Dolphins, Atlanta’s next opponent, are also facing injury issues of their own.
The Atlanta Falcons will visit Sun Life Stadium for the Miami Dolphins home opener this Sunday, but will be without two key defensive contributors.