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Atlanta Falcons linebacker Foye Oluokun (54) sacks Denver Broncos quarterback Drew Lock (3) during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 8, 2020, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

Falcons need pass-rush boost with Fowler on COVID-19 list

Nov. 16, 2020 5:23 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons are looking for other ways to boost their struggling pass rush as they plan to be without defensive end Dante Fowler Jr. for another week. Fowler sat out Atlanta's 34-27 win over Denver on Nov. 8 with a hamstring injury. Then, during Atlanta's bye last week, Fowler was...

Carolina Panthers quarterback Teddy Bridgewater looks to pass under pressure from Atlanta Falcons defensive end Dante Fowler Jr. during the first half of an NFL football game Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020, in Charlotte, N.C. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

Carolina offensive line isn't holding up versus pressure

Oct. 30, 2020 10:47 AM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Opposing defenses are learning success can be had when blitzing Teddy Bridgewater and the Panthers. In what has become a common theme in recent weeks, the Falcons brought the heat against Bridgewater, sacking him three times and forcing him to throw the ball away on several others....

Carolina Panthers quarterback Teddy Bridgewater is injured on the field during the second of an NFL football game against the Atlanta Falcons Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020, in Charlotte, N.C. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

Panthers' Davis calls hit on Bridgewater 'cheap shot'

Oct. 30, 2020 1:30 AM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Panthers aren't happy about the hit Teddy Bridgewater took from Atlanta defensive end Charles Harris. Carolina running back Mike Davis described Harris’ hit on the quarterback in the third quarter of Thursday night’s 25-17 loss to the Falcons as a “cheap...

Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan gets sacked by Atlanta Falcons linebacker Foye Oluokun during the first half of an NFL football game Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020, in Charlotte, N.C. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn)

Ryan, Falcons avenge earlier loss to Panthers, 25-17

Oct. 30, 2020 12:35 AM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — This time, the Atlanta Falcons finished. Matt Ryan threw for 281 yards and ran for a touchdown, Younghoe Koo made four field goals and the Atlanta Falcons held on to beat the Carolina Panthers 25-17 on Thursday night behind a strong defensive performance to avoid a series season...

Falcons DE Takk McKinley again ruled out with groin injury

Oct. 28, 2020 2:14 PM EDT

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Defensive end Takk McKinley has been ruled out of the Atlanta Falcons' game at the Carolina Panthers on Thursday night with a groin injury. It will mark the fourth game in the past six weeks McKinley has been held out because of the injury. He had one tackle in last week's 23-22...

Falcons look to get well against NFC South rival Panthers

Oct. 8, 2020 12:07 PM EDT

CAROLINA (2-2) at ATLANTA (0-4) Sunday, 1 p.m., Fox OPENING LINE – Falcons by 3 RECORD VS. SPREAD – Panthers 2-2; Falcons 1-3 SERIES RECORD – Falcons lead 32-18 LAST MEETING – Falcons won 40-20 at Atlanta on Dec. 8, 2019 LAST WEEK – Panthers beat Cardinals 31-21 at home; Falcons...

Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan (2) is sacked by Green Bay Packers' Za'Darius Smith (55) during the second half of an NFL football game, Monday, Oct. 5, 2020, in Green Bay, Wis. (AP Photo/Mike Roemer)

Quinn still searching for ways to end slide with 0-4 Falcons

Oct. 6, 2020 1:43 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons have dropped to 0-4 for the first time since 1999 after a 30-16 loss to the Green Bay Packers on Monday night. The Falcons were beaten badly by Seattle in the opener, blew consecutive leads of a combined 31 points in the fourth quarters of losses to Dallas and Chicago...