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Weekend Notes
Learning to Fly Again
Learning to Fly Again
There’s no quick fix, but the Falcons can position themselves as contenders by following this offseason blueprint
By Greg A. Bedard
Unplugged
‘A Part of Me Is Dying’
'A Part of Me Is Dying'
Tony Gonzalez reflects on his impending retirement, regrets, chasing Jerry Rice and having more left in his tank. (By the way, don’t tell him his career is diminished because he never won The Big One.)
By Peter King
Inner Game
Week 15 Decisive Moments
Week 15 Decisive Moments
Breaking down tape to analyze and explain the most critical plays of the week, including a key fourth-down conversion in the Dolphins' upset of the Patriots and the play that ended the Saints' comeback hopes
By Greg A. Bedard
Deep Dive
Take These Broken Wings
Take These Broken Wings
The Atlanta Falcons were supposed to be Super Bowl contenders, but they’re 2-8 and last in the NFC South after winning the division by six games last season. Where did it all go wrong? And who’s to blame?
By Andy Benoit
Deep Dive
Geno Versus the Falcons
Geno Versus the Falcons
Rookie QB Geno Smith is better than his numbers, but will the Jets’ faith in him be rewarded against a struggling (and desperate) Atlanta team?
By Andy Benoit
Window Into the Weekend
Passers in Need of Production
Passers in Need of Production
The spotlights are glaring, the hot seats are getting warmer. But for three quarterbacks under pressure, will Week 5 spell the end of early-season woes?
By Peter King
Open Field
One-on-One With … Matt Ryan
One-on-One With ... Matt Ryan
The Falcons QB on getting over last year's NFC Championship Game loss and the benefit of reality TV
By Peter King
Deep Dive
Falcons Preview: Ten Yards Better . . .
Falcons Preview: Ten Yards Better . . .
Atlanta has done the right things to push it over that last hurdle—and it still might not be enough
By Andy Benoit
10 Things I Think I Think
Good, Bad and Ugly First Impressions
Good, Bad and Ugly First Impressions
My 10 takeaways from the beginning of preseason, as teams shake off the rust
By Greg A. Bedard
The Season
Lay Off the Grills; True Steeler Blood
Lay Off the Grills; True Steeler Blood
Your weekly one-page magazine
By Peter King