Atlanta Falcons

Deshaun Watson would look good quarterbacking the 49ers offense. (Adam Cairns/Columbus Dispatch/TNS)

Is there hope for the Faithless? Mr. Watson, we presume

Think the Faithless would be excited to swap out the quarterback who…

 

Oakland Raiders outside linebacker Bruce Irvin (51) stops the ball during a game against the Atlanta Falcons at Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, Calif., on September 18, 2016. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Defenseless Raiders prove change comes slowly

This is a warning to the Raiders. If you want to draw…

 

Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr (4) hands the ball off to running back DeAndre Washington (33) for a carry against the Atlanta Falcons at Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, Calif., on September 18, 2016. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Raiders can’t slow down Falcons

OAKLAND — The Oakland Raiders defense could not get stops in the second…

 

Carolina Panthers' Cam Newton (1) celebrates with fans after an NFL football game against the Atlanta Falcons in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday. The Panthers won 38-0. (AP Photo/Bob Leverone)

Newton, Panthers pound Falcons 38-0, clinch 1st-round bye

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Cam Newton raced from one end of the Carolina…

Carolina Panthers' Cam Newton (1) celebrates with fans after an NFL football game against the Atlanta Falcons in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday. The Panthers won 38-0. (AP Photo/Bob Leverone)
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Blaine Gabbert (2) spikes the ball against the Atlanta Falcons in Santa Clara on Sunday. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Promoted backup Blaine Gabbert leads 49ers past Falcons

SANTA CLARA — Blaine Gabbert of all people gave the San Francisco…

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Blaine Gabbert (2) spikes the ball against the Atlanta Falcons in Santa Clara on Sunday. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Curtis Compton/AP via Atlanta Journal ConstitutionRoman Harper (41) celebrates and interception with Panthers teammate Frank Alexander during the second quarter of Sunday's game against the Falcons.

Panthers rout Falcons, win NFC South with losing record

ATLANTA -- The Carolina Panthers' big-play defense appears capable of making a…

Curtis Compton/AP via Atlanta Journal ConstitutionRoman Harper (41) celebrates and interception with Panthers teammate Frank Alexander during the second quarter of Sunday's game against the Falcons.
AP Photo/Wilfredo LeeMiami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill holds up his helmet to fans as he runs off the field after the Dolphins defeated the Atlanta Falcons 27-23 in an NFL football game

Tannehill leads Dolphins past Falcons

The stadium shook with a roar as Ryan Tannehill skipped across the…

AP Photo/Wilfredo LeeMiami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill holds up his helmet to fans as he runs off the field after the Dolphins defeated the Atlanta Falcons 27-23 in an NFL football game