2021 NFL season: Eight biggest remaining roster concerns
Will the Cincinnati Bengals' offensive line be able to protect Joe Burrow? Gil Brandt identifies the eight biggest roster concerns remaining across the NFL.
Eight NFL teams that did right by their QBs this offseason
Which teams have done the best job of providing their passers with the weapons and protection to succeed in 2021? Judy Battista highlights eight squads that have done right by their QBs this offseason.
Falcons trade Julio Jones to Titans: Who are the winners and losers?
The Falcons traded franchise icon Julio Jones to the Titans on Sunday. Will the seven-time Pro Bowler make Tennessee a Super Bowl contender? How will Atlanta regroup? Jeffri Chadiha breaks down the winners and losers of the deal.
Ranking the NFL's worst-to-first candidates in 2021: 49ers, Falcons, Broncos ready to rise?
Since divisional realignment back in 2002, we've only experienced two NFL seasons in which at least one team didn't go from worst to first. Who could accomplish the feat in 2021? Adam Schein ranks the eight candidates.
Next Gen Stats' top 10 QBs under pressure in 2020: Ryan Fitzpatrick outshines competition
Nick Shook uses Next Gen Stats to rank the quarterbacks who performed the best under pressure in 2020. Russell Wilson and Aaron Rodgers made the list, as you'd expect, but there's a surprise at the top.
Ten most exciting new QB-pass catcher combos for 2021
Will Joe Burrow and Ja'Marr Chase make beautiful music together in Cincinnati? Gil Brandt ranks the 10 most exciting new QB-pass catcher combos for the 2021 NFL season.
State of the 2021 Atlanta Falcons: Julio Jones' future weighs heavy as Falcons usher in new era
Can the Falcons rebound under new head coach Arthur Smith? What's ahead for Julio Jones? Adam Rank examines the current state of the franchise, highlighting VIPs, important games, key questions and much more.
Bold predictions for 2021 NFL season: Aaron Rodgers lifts Broncos, Julio Jones fuels Titans
Fulfilling an annual offseason duty, Adam Schein makes bold predictions for the coming NFL campaign -- and this time around, he's feeling EXTRA frisky. Ready for Aaron Rodgers and Julio Jones to sport new uniforms? How about Myles Garrett making history?
2021 NFL MVP dark horses: Don't sleep on Justin Herbert, Carson Wentz, Jameis Winston
In the wake of the schedule release, it's high time to forecast what could transpire in the 2021 NFL season -- and WHO could make the most significant individual impact. Adam Schein spotlights nine dark-horse candidates for MVP.
Falcons QB Matt Ryan: 'I'm still playing really well and have a lot of good football in front of me'
Falcons 36-year-old QB Matt Ryan said he still has more "good years" left and he's been fortunate to play for an organization in which his voice has always been heard -- two important elements as to why he has not become disenchanted like a handful of other quarterbacks in the NFL, Steve Wyche writes.
Matt Ryan reflects on Julio Jones' impact on his career as trade rumors persist
The Falcons haven't quashed questions about trading Julio Jones this offseason. As rumors persist, Matt Ryan is facing the prospect of playing without the transformative talent for the first time in a decade.
Falcons QBs coach: Matt Ryan is 'still performing at a high level'
The Falcons' new brass signaled they were sticking with Matt Ryan when they reworked his contract and rebuffed adding a successor during the draft. Ryan's new QBs coach, Charles London, has since raved about the 36-year-old's ability to continue playing at a high level.
DO NOT trade Julio Jones; top positional battles; saving Sam Darnold
Should the Falcons trade Julio Jones? Which positional battles bear watching ahead of the 2021 season? Why are the Panthers so high on Sam Darnold? Bucky Brooks digs into these topics in the latest Scout's Notebook.
2021 NFL Draft: Patriots, Bears hit on QBs; Raiders leave heads scratching
With the 2021 NFL Draft in the books, Adam Schein breaks down what he loved (Mac Jones to the Pats!) what he liked (the Falcons' smart approach) and what he loathed (another Raiders reach).
2021 NFL Draft Day 1 winners, losers: 49ers up, Justin Fields down
Gregg Rosenthal eyes winners and losers from Round 1 of the 2021 NFL Draft. How much did 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan help himself? Is Justin Fields facing an uphill battle in Chicago?
How NFL general managers draft: An inside look at the privileges, pressures and pitfalls of the big chair
After 13 years as the Atlanta Falcons' general manager, Thomas Dimitroff knows a thing or two about the myriad challenges decision-makers encounter in the NFL draft. Here's an inside look at the pressures and pitfalls of draft weekend.
Sizzling-hot NFL draft takes: Mac Jones can win Rookie of the Year on Kyle Shanahan's 49ers
It's draft week, and Adam Schein's bursting at the seams with takes! Which polarizing prospect could be in prime position to win Offensive Rookie of the Year? Who's the best player in this class? Which team simply CANNOT take a quarterback?
Falcons sending full allotment to Trey Lance's second pro day, have received calls for No. 4 pick
The Falcons could make a decision on the No. 4 pick before the draft. They'll be out in full force for Trey Lance's second pro day, Tom Pelissero reports. They've also gotten calls about trading down and are evaluating all their options.
NFC South roster reset: Bucs in driver's seat as foes encounter major change
How will the Panthers fare with Sam Darnold under center? What will the post-Drew Brees era look like in New Orleans? Michael Baca provides the biggest offseason addition, most impactful loss and top draft priority for each NFC South team.
Tua Tagovailoa, A.J. Green, Patrick Peterson among discounted players I still believe in
Tua Tagovailoa, A.J. Green and Patrick Peterson have plenty of doubters these days, but one man remains optimistic. Adam Schein spotlights nine notable players he still believes in.
Falcons GM Terry Fontenot: Atlanta in prime position to 'stack good quarterbacks'
In an interview with the team's website, Terry Fontenot noted that seeing the rookie QBs throw in person is vital to evaluate for Atlanta's present and future and to how the Falcons will make their decision with the No. 4 overall pick.
Three solutions to Steelers' quarterback conundrum; three best fits for J.J. Watt
In this edition of the Scout's Notebook, Bucky Brooks identifies the three paths Pittsburgh can take at the game's most important position. Plus, the best team fits for J.J. Watt.
Ranking all eight candidates to go worst to first in 2021 NFL season
Will George Kittle's 49ers or Julio Jones' Falcons go from worst to first? Gil Brandt ranks all eight candidates to flip their fortunes in 2021.
Falcons GM Terry Fontenot: 'You always bring in quarterbacks' whether in draft or free agency
Matt Ryan is expected to be the Atlanta Falcons' quarterback for at least 2021, but his presence shouldn't stop the club from considering adding a potential replacement for down the line.
QB Index: Ranking the 59 starting quarterbacks of the 2020 NFL season
NFL.com editors evaluated every quarterback who started a game (including the playoffs) during the 2020 NFL season to create a complete ranking from 1 to 59. Did winning Super Bowl LV give Tom Brady enough juice to knock MVP Aaron Rodgers from the top spot?
Which QBs are under the most pressure entering '21? | 'NFL Total Access'
NFL Network's Cynthia Frelund, Willie McGinest, Mike Garafolo, and Mike Giardi discuss which QBs are under the most pressure entering the 2021 NFL season.
Players who can pull a Chris Paul, make SB run in '21 | 'GMFB'
The "Good Morning Football" crew highlights players that can finally make a run for a ring, like NBA player Chris Paul.
Which players will be asked to step up for Falcons without Julio Jones? | 'NFL Total Access'
'NFL Total Access' crew discusses which players will be asked to step up for the Atlanta Falcons without wide receiver Julio Jones.
Most underappreciated players entering 2021 | 'NFL Total Access'
NFL Network's Cynthia Frelund, Willie McGinest, David Carr most underappreciated players entering 2021.
Wyche: Falcons 'are listening' to trade calls for Julio Jones
NFL Network's Steve Wyche discusses why the Atlana Falcons 'are listening' to trade calls for wide receiver Julio Jones.
Matt Ryan on his mindset entering Year 14, Julio Jones rumors
Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan discusses his mindset entering 2021 and rumors surrounding wide receiver Julio Jones.
NFC South Roster Reset: Biggest offseason changes for Falcons
NFL Network's Steve Wyche and Jim Trotter break down the Atlanta Falcons' 2021 roster.
Pelissero: Players who qualify for extra money with new 17-game season
NFL Network's Tom Pelissero explains which players will qualify for extra money with the new 17-game regular season.
Every team's best play from a QB | 2020 NFL season
Relive the top moments from every team's top quarterback play from the 2020 NFL season.
Brooks: Falcons drafting a quarterback could 'inspire' Matt Ryan
NFL Network's Bucky Brooks says that the Atlanta Falcons drafting a quarterback could 'inspire' Matt Ryan.
Pelissero: Expectation is that both Matt Ryan, Julio Jones will be Falcons next season
NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reports that the expectation is that both quarterback Matt Ryan and wide receiver Julio Jones will be on the Atlanta Falcons next season.
Top 10 Falcons plays | 2020 season
See a countdown of the top 10 highlight plays made by the Atlanta Falcons in the 2020 NFL season.
Arthur Smith takes questions on Matt Ryan, Julio Jones, staff in intro news conference
Atlanta Falcons head coach Arthur Smith takes questions on quarterback Matt Ryan, wide receiver Julio Jones, and building staff in introductory news conference.
Every Falcons touchdown | 2020 season
Watch every touchdown by the Atlanta Falcons from the 2020 NFL season.
Matt Ryan's most impressive throws vs. the Bucs | Week 17
Watch the most impressive throws made by Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan in his Week 17 matchup versus the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Falcons vs. Buccaneers highlights | Week 17
Watch all of the highlights from the Atlanta Falcons and Tampa Bay Buccaneers in their Week 17 matchup in the 2020 NFL regular season.
Matt Ryan dives into end zone on QB-sneak TD
Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan dives into the end zone on a QB-sneak touchdown.
Crazy endings of the week | Week 16
Watch the crazy endings from Week 16 during the NFL 2020 season.
Falcons vs. Chiefs highlights | Week 16
Watch the game highlights from the Week 16 matchup between the Atlanta Falcons and the Kansas City Chiefs.
Matt Ryan rips TD dart to Treadwell in traffic to regain lead
Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan rips a touchdown dart to wide receiver Laquon Treadwell in traffic to regain the lead against the Kansas City Chiefs.
Matt Ryan locates Calvin Ridley on deep crosser for 31-yard gain
Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan locates wide receiver Calvin Ridley on a deep crosser for a 31-yard gain.
Matt Ryan improvises on 26-yard sideline floater to Gurley
Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan improvises to hit running back Todd Gurley for 26 yards on a sideline floater.
11 reasons to watch Week 16
With many teams fighting to secure playoff spots and division titles, we have you covered with the top storylines to watch for Week 16 of the 2020 NFL season.
Matt Ryan's best throws from 3-TD game | Week 15
Watch the best throws from Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Week 15 of the 2020 NFL season.