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Saints defense hopes for a better rush vs. Falcons QB Ryan

Jan. 05, 2022 20:40 PM EST

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — The New Orleans Saints' defense has led the team’s playoff push. The Saints (8-8) have won three of their past four as the defense dominated the Jets, shut out Tom Brady and the Buccaneers and held Carolina scoreless for the final 43 minutes last week. ...

Falcons waste solid rushing performance during loss to Bucs

Dec. 05, 2021 18:22 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons wanted to try to run the ball against the NFL’s top rushing defense. That part worked out. It just wasn't enough against Tom Brady and Tampa Bay. Cordarrelle Patterson had 78 of Atlanta’s 121 yards rushing, but...

Dynamic duo: Brady, Gronk lead Bucs past Falcons 30-17

Dec. 05, 2021 17:59 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski teamed up for more history Sunday. Rarely have two guys had such a connection. Brady threw for 368 yards and four touchdowns — two of them to his longtime favorite target — and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers...

Patriots back in playoff hunt, primed for another run

Nov. 19, 2021 16:01 PM EST

Here come the Patriots. After one season of irrelevance after Tom Brady decamped for Tampa Bay, the six-time Super Bowl champions are back in the conversation for an AFC East title — or perhaps more, in a conference with no dominant team. New...

Falcons' slumping offense handed first shutout in 6 years

Nov. 19, 2021 01:15 AM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — The first shutout loss in six years for the Atlanta Falcons was only the capper on a miserable week for their offense. Atlanta's 25-0 loss to the New England Patriots on Thursday night followed Sunday's 43-3 defeat at Dallas in a week quarterback Matt...

Swaggering Pats stifle Falcons 25-0 for 5th straight victory

Nov. 19, 2021 00:51 AM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Led by a defense that is downright nasty, the New England Patriots are suddenly playing with the swagger of their Tom Brady years. Mac Jones threw a 19-yard scoring pass to Nelson Agholor for the game's only offensive touchdown and Kyle Van Noy and the...

Streaking Patriots look for 5th straight win vs Falcons

Nov. 17, 2021 18:18 PM EST

NEW ENGLAND (6-4) at ATLANTA (4-5) Thursday, 8:30 p.m. EST, Fox, NFL Network BETTING LINE: Patriots by 7, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Patriots 6-4, Falcons 4-5. SERIES RECORD: Patriots...

Falcons reeling and facing short week after Dallas debacle

Nov. 15, 2021 14:05 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Coming off one of the worst performances in franchise history, the Atlanta Falcons have only a few days to turn things around. If rookie coach Arthur Smith can't get things fixed — and quickly — the Falcons could be in for another grim game against...

Cowboys seek bounce-back victory as rolling Falcons visit

Nov. 11, 2021 14:17 PM EST

ATLANTA (4-4) at DALLAS (6-2) Sunday, 1 p.m. EST, Fox BETTING LINE: Cowboys by 9, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Falcons 4-4; Cowboys 7-1. SERIES RECORD: Cowboys lead 18-11. ...

Smith's Falcons winning close games, reach .500 at midpoint

Nov. 08, 2021 12:51 PM EST

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Cordarrelle Patterson says the Atlanta Falcons must “stop giving people heart attacks.” Patterson is in his first season in Atlanta, so he lacks the historical perspective to know heart-stopping wins in the first half of 2021 are the...