The Falcons have too much talent to be 1-6. To turn their season around, Morris has to mold them into "better finishers."
2020 ScheduleAll times ET
- 9/13L 38-25
- 9/20L 40-39
- 9/27L 30-26
- 10/5L 30-16
- 10/11L 23-16
- 10/18W 40-23
- 10/25L 23-22
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- 11/8h:mm a z, US/Eastern
- 11/22h:mm a z, US/Eastern
- 11/29h:mm a z, US/Eastern
- 12/6h:mm a z, US/Eastern
- 12/13h:mm a z, US/Eastern
- 12/20h:mm a z, US/Eastern
- 12/27h:mm a z, US/Eastern
- 1/3h:mm a z, US/Eastern
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(Sara Ziegler, sports editor): Week 7 of the NFL season gave us a LOT to unpack: The Atlanta Falcons lost yet another game they seemed to have sewn...
Mike Wells ESPN Staff Writer
The Falcons announced that they have activated defensive tackle Marlon Davidson from the team's reserve/COVID-19 list to the active roster.
Gurley tries but can't stop himself from crossing the goal line, leaving Lions' Stafford too much clock to work with
Lions showing life at 3-3, as defense stiffens when it needs to and WR Golladay comes up with a big game.
Todd Gurley's unintentional touchdown and Cody Parkey's missed extra point led to millions of dollars changing hands on Sunday.
Falcons running back Todd Gurley lamented his late touchdown that gave the Lions enough time to drive down the field and rally to beat Atlanta on Sunday.
Sunday’s slate of NFL games brought a few wild endings and surprising upsets. The Cardinals beat the Seahawks in the final minute of overtime. The Browns defeated the Bengals thanks to a last second Baker Mayfield touchdown pass. Todd Gurley accidentally scored a touchdown for the Falcons, setting up Matthew Stafford to deliver a Lions touchdown on the final play of the game - giving the Falcons another new way to lose. Bill Barnwell breaks down this Sunday’s NFL action, and what’s at stake ahead of the NFL trade deadline, just 8 days away. Plus, Khabib Nurmagomedov claimed his 29th straight victory on Saturday. Hear why he’s retiring.
Seth Walder ESPN Analytics
ESPN's win probability model did not like Raheem Morris' decision to go for it on 4th and 5 early in the fourth quarter. It gave the Falcons a 67.4% chance to win by going for it, but it would have given them a 71.7% chance with a field goal attempt.
Late civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. was named an honorary captain by both the Falcons and Lions for the teams' game in Atlanta on Sunday.
Courtney Cronin ESPN Staff Writer
Week 7 inactives: CB Jordan Miller, RB Qadree Ollison, S Jaylinn Hawkins, OT John Wetzel, DT Deadrin Senat
The Falcons will keep former ESPN reporter Vaughn McClure's seat in the press box at Mercedes-Benz Stadium for the remainder of the season. McClure died at his home earlier this month at the age of 48.
The Atlanta Falcons will not trade franchise quarterback Matt Ryan or star wide receiver Julio Jones before the NFL's Nov. 3 trade deadline, sources close to the situation told ESPN.
Falcons star Julio Jones, who had two touchdowns in his return from a hamstring injury in Week 6, will play Sunday against the Lions, a source told ESPN.
Both teams could find success if Gurley finds daylight for Falcons and Swift for the Lions
Stafford and Ryan are close friends off the field as their careers and lives parallel each other almost as closely.
Ravens add much needed pass rush help, is OBJ wrong to be frustrated? and who will win the NFC East?
On this edition of NFL Live, the crew dives into the Ravens big trade adding Yannick Ngakoue as much needed pass rush help, is Odell Beckham Jr's frustrations causing problems in the Browns locker room? Plus with the 1 win Giants and Eagles squaring off on Thrursday night and the winner having a chance to be tied for first in the division we ask the question: who will win the NFC Least?
Bomani and Elle Duncan laugh about whether or not her first child will welcome her second to the family (0:32) and discuss her “Atlanta-adjacent” roots (5:51). They swap stories on the city’s culture from HBCU’s to music, share what makes it different from every other city in the country as well as establish whether or not she is “off that narcotic” with Atlanta sports teams (31:48). All that and much more!
Through Week 6, a few playoff favorites have already cut themselves out of the postseason picture. Can their seasons be saved?
Morris helped turn around the defense last year. If he can get the Falcons back on track after an 0-5 start, he'll become a serious head coach option.
It's never too early for informed coaching buzz, or talk of buyout clauses, interim labels and coach-GM dysfunction. Here's what we've heard.
Keyshawn tells us why, even though he didn't put up crazy numbers, Patrick Mahomes was great vs. the Bills last night. Former Falcons WR Roddy White joins and talks about the mess the Falcons have become since blowing the 28-3 lead to the Patriots in the Super Bowl. MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred joins and talks about how the league got through the 2020 season during a pandemic.
The Braves blew a 3-1 series lead to the Dodgers in the NLCS. Given the Falcons' history of blowing leads just this season, it added to a terrible sports month on Atlanta.
Field, Matthew, Stephania and Daniel talk the best performances from this week, update you on the latest injury news and preview MNF.
The Falcons finally held on to a big lead Sunday as they handled the Vikings 40-23 for their first victory of the season.