Atlanta Falcons

The Falcons are the first NFL team to vaccinate all players

The Falcons are the first NFL team to vaccinate all players

The Atlanta Falcons have confirmed that they have reached a 100% vaccination rate among players. This makes the Falcons the first team in the NFL to have a fully-vaccinated roster. Team officials say this means players will not have to have daily COVID tests or wear masks. Players can also eat together and train together again. Georgia is currently averaging 4,714 new coronavirus cases per day. This is where the state was for virus infections in December of 2020.
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Meet the 2021 Atlanta Falcons Cheerleaders

Meet the 2021 Atlanta Falcons Cheerleaders

The 2021 Atlanta Falcons Cheerleaders squad has been revealed. The 2021 auditions were held in a virtual and in-person hybrid format, with auditions opening up in February and the final squad chosen on August 1st. The 2021 squad totals to 40 performers, made up of 12 rookies and 28 returning veterans. The Atlanta Falcons Cheerleaders will actively be part of the 2021 Falcons season. “Our cheerleaders are an integral part of the Atlanta Falcons,” stated Rich McKay, President and CEO of the Atlanta Falcons. “They, along with Freddie Falcon, are our community champions, and their contributions to game day and to our…
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Here’s how Georgians reacted to Falcons Coach Dan Quinn’s firing

Here’s how Georgians reacted to Falcons Coach Dan Quinn’s firing

Falcons fans were not shy about their feelings as news broke about Head Coach Dan Quinn being fired. The fans took to Twitter to give Dan Quinn a sendoff like only Atlanta sports fans can. Below are what your fellow Georgians are saying about the departing head coach of the Atlanta Falcons. https://twitter.com/pvttyice/status/1315624335755927554 https://twitter.com/Carroll010707/status/1315586640258183168 https://twitter.com/a1inthehouse/status/1315489714200289280 https://twitter.com/TheMitchSports/status/1315488261230518273 https://twitter.com/rosser_1992/status/1315475455319867392 https://twitter.com/avisdanielle__/status/1315472585757466625 https://twitter.com/cornhuskerfanGA/status/1315472113923481601 https://twitter.com/ZachNagel7/status/1315471269815615490 https://twitter.com/LupusDei19/status/1315440051849957378 https://twitter.com/JoeLaszlo/status/1315397538636328960
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Falcons fire Dan Quinn and Thomas Dimitroff

Falcons fire Dan Quinn and Thomas Dimitroff

In the midst of what has been a dismal season for the Atlanta Falcons, the team's ownership announced last night that head coach Dan Quinn and General Manager Thomas Dimitroff have been fired effective immediately. Falcons President and CEO Rich McKay has assumed day-to-day oversight of football operations in the interim and will assist Arthur Blank, Falcons owner and chairman, in the search for a new general manager and head coach. Under the direction of McKay, Dimitroff's current responsibilities will be handled by current members of the football operations staff for remainder of 2020. An interim head coach is expected…
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Atlanta Falcons and Atlanta United to play without fans through September

Atlanta Falcons and Atlanta United to play without fans through September

ATLANTA -- The NFL’s Atlanta Falcons and Atlanta United of Major League Soccer announced today that both teams will play any scheduled September games at Mercedes-Benz Stadium without fans in attendance given current conditions related to the global pandemic. Team and stadium officials will continue to collaborate with national and local health officials in the coming weeks before deciding on fan attendance at events scheduled later in the fall. “The health and safety of our fans is our top priority,” said Steve Cannon, CEO, AMB Sports and Entertainment.  “As much as we want to bring our Falcons and Atlanta United…
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