Monday, January 14, 2013
It turned out to be a nail-biting finish. Did you watch? What did you think of the game.
It was a "game for the ages" one TV commentator remarked after the Falcons beat the Seattle Seahawks Sunday night with just eight seconds left on the clock. I've watched a lot of games that came down to seconds before the winner was decided. I have to admit I had my doubts that the Falcons could pull this one off. If you're a long-time football fan, you may have remembered other seemingly impossible wins such as the Boston College win over Univ. of Miami in 1984 when Doug Flutie threw a Hail Mary pass to win with only seconds left. FOX Sports writer Kevin Hench claimed it was among the most memorable moments in sports. After Atlanta led 27-7 at the end of the third quarter, the Seahawks scored 21 points in the fourth and those of us …
Saturday, January 12, 2013
The NFL's divisional round features two games on Saturday and two games on Sunday.
Saturday, January 12
The NFL division playoffs find many football fans still reeling from their team's opening-round losses last week, fortunately for Atlanta Falcons fans, there will be a game to watch on Sunday, Jan. 13. Here's the full NFL Division Playoff schedule for those keeping score: NFL Division Playoff Schedule for Sat. Jan. 12-13. Click here to learn more about the weekends matchups on NFL.com. Who will earn a place in next week's conference championship games? Tell us know in the comments. Get the latest Peachtree Corners news delivered right to your inbox. Click here to subscribe to the Peachtree Corners Patch’s free newsletter.
Friday, July 29, 2011
The popular "Friday Night Lights" series continues when the Atlanta Falcons make the short drive from their Flowery Branch practice facility to NHS for a full scale scrimmage Aug. 5.
Are you ready for some football? If not, maybe the Atlanta Falcons scrimmage at Norcross High School Friday night will get you pumped. The price of admission is certainly enough to get everyone excited. It's free! Now that NFL players and owners have settled their labor dispute and Commissioner Roger Goodell has declared that "football is back," Coach Mike Smith will bring his Falcons to Norcross High stadium for Kia Motors "Friday Night Lights." The gates open at 6 p.m. and the Falcons will take the field at 7:30. During the live scrimmage, several players including the Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan and certain position players will be wearing microphones so that fans can get a feel for what it's like to get smacked down by a 300-pound …