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Race for Data Feeds the Sports Analytics Revolution

Mitch Goldich | Posted 02.16.2014 | Sports
Mitch Goldich

Almost every stat was, at some point, new. Stats are now a part of the mainstream conversation, not relegated to the deep corners of the Internet. That data gives us a better idea -- and more groups are racing to collect it.

Falcons Lose Star Receiver For Year

AP | CHARLES ODUM | Posted 10.09.2013 | Sports

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons' fears were confirmed on Wednesday when a second medical opinion found star wi...

Falcons Star Could Be Done For The Year

Posted 10.08.2013 | Sports

The Falcons' nightmare start to the season may have gotten even worse a day after a loss to the Jets dropped the team to 1-4. Atlanta's star receiver ...

WATCH: Julio Makes Incredible One-Handed Catch

Posted 10.08.2013 | Sports

Had the Atlanta Falcons defense held up its end of the bargain then this one-handed catch by Julio Jones would have been the signature play of the lat...

Geno Leads Jets To Wild Win

AP | PAUL NEWBERRY | Posted 12.07.2013 | Sports

ATLANTA -- ATLANTA (AP) -- After plenty of mistakes in his first four games, Geno Smith suddenly looked like a wily ol' veteran for the New York Jets....

Dolphins Stun Falcons In Final Minute

AP | STEVEN WINE | Posted 11.22.2013 | Sports

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. -- The stadium shook with a roar as Ryan Tannehill skipped across the field pumping his arms in glee, the Miami Dolphins' comeback...

49ers' Comeback Among Greatest Ever

Posted 01.22.2013 | Sports

The Atlanta Falcons led the San Francisco 49ers 17-0 just seconds into the second quarter of the NFC Championship Game. They were still clinging to a ...

49ers Rally Past Falcons To Reach Super Bowl

AP | PAUL NEWBERRY | Posted 03.22.2013 | Sports

ATLANTA — The clutch quarterback. The genius coach. The big-play defense. The San Francisco 49ers are ready to start a new dynasty with a famil...

49ers Reach Super Bowl

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 01.20.2013 | Sports

The San Francisco 49ers defense made sure that Matt Ryan would not author another late game-winning drive. With just more than a minute remaining, the...

GIF: Julio Jones Makes Amazing TD Grab

Posted 01.20.2013 | Sports

Julio Jones posted 100 receiving yards and a touchdown in the first quarter of the 2013 NFC Championship Game against the San Francisco 49ers. How...

WATCH: Security Guard Leveled By Falcons Star During NFC Title Game

Posted 01.20.2013 | Sports

Not only was Julio Jones dominating the San Francisco 49ers during the first quarter of the NFC Championship Game, but he also dropped one unsuspectin...

49ers Face Challenge vs. Falcons Receivers

AP | By ANTONIO GONZALEZ | Posted 03.22.2013 | Sports

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Carlos Rogers had one word to describe what his homecoming in Atlanta will be like when the San Francisco 49ers face the ...

Seahawks Putrid Defense And Poor Coaching Wastes Brilliant Performance By Russell Wilson

Jordan Schultz | Posted 03.15.2013 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

Seattle Seahawks rookie quarterback Russell Wilson pulled off the greatest playoff comeback since 1957 ... and lost.

NFC Divisional Playoffs Preview: Atlanta Falcons vs. Seattle Seahawks

Hank Koebler | Posted 03.15.2013 | Sports
Hank Koebler

The Falcons' defensive priority is going to have to be shutting down the Seahawks' read-option plays. The Seahawks' offense is normally a fairly good unit with some very good pieces, but is nearly unstoppable when able to successfully sprinkle in a spattering of zone reads.

Do The Falcon's Have Best WR Tandem In NFL?

Posted 01.13.2013 | Sports

By Dan Parr, Pro Football Weekly When Julio Jones explained that he and fellow Falcons WR Roddy White do not care which one of them has more catche...

Jones, Coach Form Tight Bond In Atlanta

AP | By GEORGE HENRY | Posted 03.15.2013 | Sports

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Nearly every time Julio Jones reports to work, the second-year Atlanta receiver seeks out position coach Terry Robiskie. ...

Seattle Seahawks' CBs Face Big Challenge

AP | By TIM BOOTH | Posted 03.15.2013 | Sports

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Taken individually, Roddy White and Julio Jones rank among the NFL's elite at wide receiver. As a tandem, Seattl...

Falcons Blow Out Giants

AP | PAUL NEWBERRY | Posted 02.15.2013 | Sports

ATLANTA — The Atlanta Falcons wanted to make a statement. Boy, did they deliver one Sunday to the defending Super Bowl champions....

Falcons Escape Tampa Bay With Win

AP | FRED GOODALL | Posted 01.25.2013 | Sports

TAMPA, Fla. — No one has led more late game-winning drives during the past five seasons than Matt Ryan, and the Atlanta Falcons quarterback did ...

Falcons Still Undefeated

AP | CHARLES ODUM | Posted 01.04.2013 | Sports

ATLANTA — Michael Turner had a tiebreaking 3-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter, Matt Bryant kicked four field goals and the Atlanta Falco...

Falcons Dominate Eagles To Stay Undefeated

AP | ROB MAADDI | Posted 12.28.2012 | Sports

PHILADELPHIA — Either the Atlanta Falcons are really this good or the Philadelphia Eagles are really this bad. Matt Ryan threw touchdown passes...

Atlanta Remains Undefeated

AP | PAUL NEWBERRY | Posted 12.14.2012 | Sports

ATLANTA — Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons have plenty of mistakes to work on during their bye week. Of course, it's sure easier to fix the pr...

Falcons Stay Undefeated

AP | BERNIE WILSON | Posted 09.23.2012 | Sports

SAN DIEGO -- Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons looked right at home in San Diego – again. Ryan threw touchdown passes to three different receiv...

Matt Ryan Leads Falcons To Blowout Win

AP | DAVE SKRETTA | Posted 11.09.2012 | Sports

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Tony Gonzalez boarded the first bus to Arrowhead Stadium on Sunday, eager to arrive as early as possible to start what's like...

PHOTOS: Which NFL Playoff Player Is Best-Dressed?

The Huffington Post | Priya Rao | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

Art by Bobby Doherty/AOL You'd have to live under a rock -- or just work at a style website -- to not know that the NFL playoffs start this Satur...