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2023 NFL season: Three things to watch for in Falcons-Jaguars in London
NFL.com's Bobby Kownack breaks down three things to watch for when the Atlanta Falcons and Jacksonville Jaguars travel to London for a Week 4 showdown.
NFL QB Index, Week 4: Tua Tagovailoa vaults Patrick Mahomes to take No. 1 spot
There's a change at the top of Nick Shook's QB Index entering Week 4. Plus, a rookie passer is surging up the board. Check out the full quarterback rankings, 1-32.
Fantasy football 2023 Week 4 sleepers: Justin Fields to bounce back?
Marcas Grant provides 12 sleepers to consider for your NFL fantasy football lineup in Week 4. Which struggling quarterback should you start? Will a deep sleeper make the most of a revenge game?
Five trends that came into focus in Week 3: Dolphins' dynamic offense, reality checks for two NFC teams
In Week 3 of the NFL season, the early games from Sunday brought a few things into sharper focus. Senior National Columnist Judy Battista examines progress (or lack of) for some notable teams.
NFL QB Index, Week 3: Sam Howell vaults into top 15; Joe Burrow, Jalen Hurts slip
How high did the Commanders' Sam Howell climb in Nick Shook's QB1 rankings entering Week 3 of the 2023 NFL season? See the complete pecking order, 1-32.
NFL QB Index, Week 2: Tua Tagovailoa soars into top five; Jordan Love surges in rankings
All but three players are on the move in Nick Shook's QB Index rankings heading into Week 2 of the 2023 NFL season. Check out the updated pecking order, 1-32.
NFL QB Index, Week 1: 2023 season begins with Patrick Mahomes, Jalen Hurts on top
With the 2023 NFL season upon us, Nick Shook ranks each team's quarterback, from 1 to 32, heading into Week 1. Is Jalen Hurts ready to build on a stellar 2022?
2023 NFL triplets rankings: Jaguars, Jets make massive jumps; Broncos, Packers drop
Which teams are making the biggest moves in Next Gen Stats analyst Keegan Abdoo's triplets rankings for 2023? Can any QB-RB-pass catcher trio dethrone the Cincinnati Bengals?
2023 fantasy season: Which training camp headlines are worth paying attention to?
Is the positive buzz being generated by DeAndre Hopkins fantasy relevant? Marcas Grant finds five training camp headlines worth paying attention to ahead of the 2023 NFL season -- and four that are not worth stressing out over.
Kyle Pitts: Desmond Ridder grabbing Falcons 'by the reins' as starting quarterback
Desmond Ridder enters Year 2 with a shot to prove he's the Falcons' franchise signal-caller. Through the early stages of training camp, all the comments regarding the third-round pick emanating from Flowery Branch, Georgia, have been, well, umm, flowery.
Arthur Blank expects Falcons to be 'even more competitive,' sees Desmond Ridder as QB of future
Bijan Robinson is going viral with his route running, Desmond Ridder is preparing to take over as the team's starting quarterback, and owner Arthur Blank couldn't be more optimistic about where the Falcons are headed.
Fantasy football 2023: QB rankings and tiers
The 2023 NFL fantasy football season is upon us. Fantasy guru Adam Rank is here to help you prepare for your drafts by revealing his quarterback rankings and tiers.
Falcons' Desmond Ridder eager to grow connection with 'two monsters' Drake London, Kyle Pitts
Desmond Ridder benefited from getting four games under his belt as a rookie. Now, the Falcons quarterback is building his chemistry with top pass catchers Drake London and Kyle Pitts ahead of Year 2.
Grady Jarrett: Falcons 'ain't going out there just to lay down to nobody' in NFC South
In a wide-open NFC South, the Falcons sound like a crew confident they can end their five-year skid of playoff futility. Grady Jarrett is one Atlanta veteran with high hopes for the upcoming 2023 season.
State of the 2023 Atlanta Falcons: Is Desmond Ridder ready to help lead a playoff push?
With a strong supporting cast and offensive-minded head coach, can Desmond Ridder help Atlanta get back to the playoffs? Adam Rank examines the state of the Falcons heading into the 2023 NFL season.
NFL bandwagons to hop on in 2023: Atlanta Falcons, Garrett Wilson, DeMeco Ryans among stocks to buy
As we head into the summer, we're also entering an unofficial staple of the NFL calendar: BANDWAGON SEASON. With that in mind, Adam Schein spotlights nine stocks -- of the player, coach and team variety -- that you should buy in 2023.
Desmond Ridder comfortable in Falcons' offense after his 'head was spinning' last offseason
Atlanta Falcons QB Desmond Ridder enters 2023 as the starting quarterback, a year removed from being a third-round pick who started just four games to close the season. Speaking on his growth, Ridder described being significantly more comfortable in the offense, as opposed to this time last year, when his "head was spinning."
Desmond Ridder believes Falcons offense will be 'pretty explosive' in 2023
The Falcons' Desmond Ridder joined NFL Network's Good Morning Football on Monday to discuss the makeup of Atlanta's offense as he figures to become this year's starting quarterback.
Confidence rankings on nine quarterbacks in make-or-break year: Jared Goff, Jimmy Garoppolo to shine
For nine quarterbacks, the 2023 NFL season figures to be a critical hinge point in their respective careers. Who will ball out? Who will flounder? Bucky Brooks provides confidence rankings on make-or-break signal-callers.
Desmond Ridder on Falcons' starting quarterback job: Mindset is to 'take it and run with it'
The Falcons handed the starting QB job to Desmond Ridder late last season and have since talked up the second-year signal-caller as their 2023 starter. Ridder said Tuesday his intent the entire time was to run away with the starting gig whenever given a chance.
Arthur Smith feels comfortable with Desmond Ridder at QB, not especially interested in pursuing Lamar Jackson
Falcons coach Arthur Smith has seen enough from quarterback Desmond Ridder to feel comfortable proceeding with him as the team's top option -- and to decline pursuing Lamar Jackson.
Atlanta Falcons signing former Commanders QB Taylor Heinicke to two-year contract
Atlanta added a veteran presence to its quarterback room. The Falcons are signing former Commanders QB Taylor Heinicke to work alongside second-year passer Desmond Ridder.
Falcons release QB Marcus Mariota after one season
The Marcus Mariota experiment in Atlanta is officially over. The Falcons released the quarterback after one year, the team announced Tuesday morning.
NFL QB Index: Ranking all 68 starting quarterbacks from the 2022 NFL season
Marc Sessler evaluated every quarterback who started a game (including the playoffs) during the 2022 NFL season to create a complete ranking from 1 to 68.
Drake London toe taps for first Falcons TD in London
Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Drake London toe taps for first Falcons TD from 15 yards out in London.
PFF's Sam Monson's top storylines going into Week 5 | 'NFL Total Access'
In an interview with NFL Network's Mike Yam, Pro Football Focus analyst Sam Monson discusses some of the top storylines going into Week 5, with thoughts on the Atlanta Falcons, Jacksonville Jaguars, New England Patriots, Dallas Cowboys, Kansas City Chiefs, and New York Jets.
Warner: Two QBs under biggest spotlight in Week 4 | 'NFL Total Access'
In a segment on 'NFL Total Access', NFL Network's Kurt Warner and David Carr explain why Houston Texans rookie quarterback C.J. Stroud and Atlanta Falcons quarterback Desmond Ridder are the two QBs under the biggest spotlight in Week 4 of the 2023 regular season.
Falcons' top plays vs. Lions | Week 3
Watch the Atlanta Falcons' top plays vs. the Detroit Lions from Week 3 of 2023 season.
Falcons vs. Lions highlights | Week 3
Watch the Atlanta Falcons vs. the Detroit Lions highlights from Week 3 of the 2023 season.
Can't-Miss Play: Ridder unloads cannon for 28-yard completion to London
Atlanta Falcons quarterback Desmond Ridder unloads a cannon for a 28-yard completion to wide receiver Drake London.
Which player do you want to see put on a show in Week 3? | 'GMFB'
"GMFB" shares which players they want to see put on a show in Week 3.
Mariucci: NFC South is on the rise in a big way | 'NFL GameDay Kickoff'
NFL Network's Steve Mariucci: NFC South is on the rise in a big way.
Next Gen Stats: Desmond Ridder's 4 most improbable completions | Week 2
Watch Atlanta Falcons quarterback Desmond Ridder's four most improbable completions from Week 2 of the 2023 NFL season, according to Next Gen Stats.
Desmond Ridder: 'We'll never be down for the count, we're going to fight until that clock hits zero'
Atlanta Falcons quarterback Desmond Ridder following Falcons win against the Green Bay Packers, "We'll never be down for the count, we're going to fight until that clock hits zero."
Ridder hits Robinson in stride for 29-yard gain
Atlanta Falcons quarterback Desmond Ridder hits running back Bijan Robinson in stride on a wheel route for a 29-yard gain.
Desmond Ridder's fake fools everyone, setting up fourth-down TD run
Atlanta Falcons quarterback Desmond Ridder makes a killer play fake that fools everyone on the Green Bay Packers defense and sets up his fourth-down touchdown run.
Can't-Miss Play: Falcons' incredible trick play results in 45-yard bomb to Hollins
An incredible reverse flea-flicker trick play from the Atlanta Falcons results in a 45-yard pass from quarterback Desmond Ridder to wide receiver Mack Hollins.
Drake London boxes out Jaire Alexander for 3-yard TD
Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Drake London boxes out Green Bay Packers defensive back Jaire Alexander for his first touchdown catch of 2023.
Drake London levitates for 22-yard reception from Ridder
Atlanta Falcons quarterback Desmond Ridder float a third-down pass to wide receiver Drake London for a 22-yard reception gain.
Desmond Ridder dials launch codes to Kyle Pitts for 35-yard gain amid DPI
Atlanta Falcons quarterback Desmond Ridder dials launch codes to tight end Kyle Pitts for 35-yard gain between two defenders amid defensive pass interference to set up first-and-goal.
Can't-Miss Play: Bijan Robinson treats tacklers like turnstiles on first NFL TD catch
Atlanta Falcons running back Bijan Robinson treats tacklers like turnstiles on first NFL TD catch on as he takes it in on an 11-yard screen play on a toss from quarterback Desmond Ridder.
Desmond Ridder catches his first pass of 2023 season
Atlanta Falcons quarterback Desmond Ridder catches his own batted pass for his first completion of the 2023 season and a loss of 6 yards.
Panthers-Falcons game picks for Week 1 | 'NFL Kickoff Preview'
NFL Network's Colleen Wolfe and David Carr reveal their final-score predictions for the Week 1 matchup between the Carolina Panthers at Atlanta Falcons in the 2023 season.
Wolfe: 'No decision yet' on whether Falcons will play starters or not vs. Steelers
NFL Network's Cam Wolfe: 'No decision yet' on whether Atlanta Falcons will play starters or not vs. Pittsburgh Steelers.
Can't-Miss Play: Ridder alley-oops 21-yard back-shoulder dime to toe-tapping London
Watch as Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Drake London shows off his former basketball player skills while toe-tapping to secure a 21-yard back-shoulder dime thrown towards the sideline dime by Atlanta Falcons quarterback Dennis Ridder.
Desmond Ridder joins 'Inside Training Camp Live' following Falcon and Dolphins joint practices
Desmond Ridder joins 'Inside Training Camp Live' following Atlanta Falcons and Miami Dolphins' joint practices.
Scott Pioli on Falcons building around Desmond Ridder
NFL Network's Scott Pioli on Atlanta Falcons building around quarterback Desmond Ridder.
David Carr on Desmond Ridder entering his second year in Falcons offense
NFL Network's David Carr on Atlanta Falcons quarterback Desmond Ridder entering his second year in Falcons offense.