Atlanta Falcons News: Reaction to Falcons loss at Jets


Good morning, Falcons fans. Atlanta may has lost last night, but the performance from the starters was excellent once again, and that’s all that matters in these preseason games. We’ll be breaking down the game today, so stay tuned here at Blogging Dirty. For now, let’s dive into the links from around the web.

Beasley, Hester help jump start Falcons against Jets — Vaughn McClure of ESPN

"The first-team offense, led by quarterback Matt Ryan, marched 85 yards on six plays on the first possession, capped by rookie Terron Ward’s 4-yard touchdown run. Then after Devin Hester’s show-stopping, 59-yard punt return, Ryan capitalized with a 2-yard touchdown pass to Leonard Hankerson."

Devin Hester shows why he’s still the return GOAT — Katie Richcreek of Bleacher Report

"Atlanta’s Devin Hester might have been four yards short of a touchdown, but his 59-yard punt return Friday against the New York Jets affirms he still reigns supreme as the return GOAT."

What Matt Ryan had to say at halftime — D. Orlando Ledbetter of

"Quotes from Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan at halftime as provided by the media relations department at halftime."

Report: Mercedes-Benz acquires naming rights to new Falcons stadium — John Buhler of ATL All Day

"According to sources, Mercedes-Benz plans to acquire the naming rights to New Atlanta Stadium, the future home of the NFL’s Atlanta Falcons and the MLS’ Atlanta United FC.  The stadium will open in Spring of 2017 for the United’s first matches as an expansion franchise."

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