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The Road Ahead: Atlanta Falcons Matt Ryan's early-season interception troubles appear to be behind him and he leads the NFL in touchdown passes, so the Bucs' secondary will be severely tested in Weeks 12 and 17.

Falcons - Rams: Channel, announcers, tickets, streaming, and more What you’ll need to know to watch this Sunday’s game between the scuffling 3-3 Rams and the scuffling 1-5 Falcons.

Matt Ryan and Julio Jones have perfection on the line against the Rams Even if the Falcons defense is not ready for the LA Rams, history tells us that Matt Ryan and Julio Jones will be. Matt Ryan has faced the Rams five times…

Sean McVay: Falcons are better than their record Sean McVay's Rams are taking on the 1-5 Falcons on Sunday, but he doesn't expect an easy game. "I think the record is really misleading," McVay said.

Falcoholinks: All the Falcons news you need for Friday, Oct. 18 Perversely, while my confidence in this team has just about bottomed out, I'm looking forward to each game because I want to see what the Falcons will do and I want to get through this season as quickly as possible. Bring on the Rams, then, with a little help from our links.

Week 7 NFL TV schedule and game maps There are only three late games this week. The early slate doesn’t have a ton of great matchups. That’s the problem when teams take their bye weeks. We simply don’t have enough la…

Should the Atlanta Falcons consider trading quarterback Matt Ryan? The Atlanta Falcons are 1-5. In the odd sport of football, the quarterback often gets the blame for poor records - just as they get the praise for a good one. Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan has gotten his. Is it so bad that Atlanta should trade him? Deep breath: N-O.

Chiefs - Broncos Thursday Night Football open thread It's time for Thursday night football, which has been a surprisingly good time this year. We're due for a stinker, and this game might deliver. The Chiefs are a great football team, but Patrick Mahomes being a little less than 100% in recent weeks has taken just a little shine off their star.

Falcons injury report: Desmond Trufant and James Carpenter non-participants on Thursday James Carpenter’s downgrade on the injury report is certainly concerning.

Falcons fan confidence holds steady at rock bottom That's where Falcons fan confidence is. The number of respondents who expressed confidence in the direction of this team stayed steady at a robust 2% this week, with the only fanbases on par or lower than Atlanta in FanPulse polling now Washington and Tennessee.

Larry Fitzgerald calls Julio Jones "the best I've ever seen" Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald had some very high praise for Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones before their teams met on Sunday. NFL Films picked up Fitzgerald talking to rookie quarterback Kyler Murray before the game, pointing to Jones going through his warmups.

Matt Ryan has a chance to set another NFL record Sunday against the Rams In the 34-33 heartbreaking loss to the Cardinals on Sunday, Matt Ryan became the first quarterback to complete 80 percent of his pass attempts for 300 or m…

Does Falcons QB Matt Ryan deserve to make the Hall of Fame? Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan will most likely retire as one of the most statistically prolific passers in NFL history. However, should great stats be enough to get the former MVP into the Hall of Fame someday? According to Touchdown Wire's Pat Yasinskas, the answer is no.

Julio Jones limited with hip injury Julio Jones' hip injury kept him limited in Thursday's practice, but it doesn't appear it will keep the Falcons receiver out of the lineup Sunday. He played through it last week, catching eight passes for 108 yards against the Cardinals. Jones has played 74.4 percent of the snaps this season, making 34 catches for 467 yards and four touchdowns.

Los Angeles Rams vs. Atlanta Falcons Week 7 fantasy preview The Rotoworld crew breaks down the upcoming Rams-Falcons matchup, which Pat Daugherty describes as an "all systems go, green light" game for both team.

Falcons Week 7 injury report: James Carpenter, Desmond Trufant out Thursday Falcons cornerback Desmond Trufant was the only player to miss Wednesday's practice, but on Thursday, he was joined by guard James Carpenter. Outside of that, it has been a relatively quiet week on the injury front for Atlanta. You can read the team's full report from Thursday's practice below.

Falcons defense vs. Rams offense: Who wins this matchup? We all know the answer already.

By the Numbers stats preview: Falcons vs Rams The Falcons finally get to return home in the midst of a four-game losing streak. They certainly haven't played measurably better at home-their two best offensive performances have come on the road in back-to-back weeks-but perhaps it will help them in some way for Week 7's matchup against the Rams.

WR Calvin Ridley named Falcons' most promising youngster The Falcons have more offensive weapons than just about any team in the league other than the Kansas City Chiefs. Tight end Austin Hooper is Atlanta's leading receiver through six games, but Julio Jones, Calvin Ridley and Mohamed Sanu aren't far behind.

Los Angeles Rams at Atlanta Falcons: Week 7 broadcast map Here’s who’s getting Rams-Falcons on Sunday.

The Falcoholic staff picks for Rams vs. Falcons and the rest of Week 7’s NFL games Below are all of our picks this week. DW's in the lead with a.652 win percentage. Kevin's right behind him at.641, and Matt and I are tied at.608. James is next-to-last, probably because he keeps picking the Falcons, at.632. Eric joined us after the first few weeks of the season, and he's bringing up the rear at.522.

WATCH: Why Falcons fans should expect Dan Quinn to remain defensive playcaller Atlanta Falcons head coach Dan Quinn isn't likely to admit he shouldn't have named himself defensive playcaller this past offseason.

PFF says Falcons have NFL's fifth-best offense through six games What many predicted to be a high-powered Falcons offense has instead been maddeningly inconsistent in 2019. The team's passing attack is ranked second in the league, but its running game is all the way down at No. 29. Despite the return of Devonta Freeman, Atlanta's offense has been one-dimensional and a key contributor to the team's 1-5 start.

The Falcons Defense Continues to be the Downfall of the 2019 Campaign At 1-5 this season the Atlanta Falcons have already allowed 186 points this season, which by the way is one over the next worst team in the division, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

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