2017 SeasonAll times ET

2017 Schedule
3-2, 2nd in NFC South
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Reliving the Patriots' comeback in Super Bowl LI (0:47)

Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer 

Atlanta Falcons' full injury report for Sunday night's matchup with Patriots.

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Lopsided Falcons wearing out the offense (1:46)

Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer 

Falcons Vic Beasley Jr. named the NFLPA's Community MVP for raising awareness and funds in fight against childhood cancer. Beasley donated $10,000 to Rally Foundation For Childhood Cancer Research. "My motivation comes from the kids," as well as the support from my family, friends, fans and teammates," Beasley said.

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Help us rank best NFL celebrations of 2017

The league loosened its rules surrounding celebrations this season, leading to plenty of fun through six weeks. Which has been your favorite thus far?

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Does Brady have advantage over Ryan? (0:34)

Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer 

Falcons' injury report: Some minor changes from Wednesday with K Matt Bryant (back) doing some work and LB Jordan Tripp (concussion) added to the report.

ESPN Stats & Info

FPI: Pats hold major edge in SB rematch

ESPN's FPI likes the Patriots' chances of prevailing at home Sunday night, giving them better than a 3-1 advantage over the Falcons. New England was slightly favored (56-44 percent) on a neutral field in Super Bowl XLI.

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Sarkisian: We have to play smart football (0:48)
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Tedy, Herm pick Pats over Falcons in Super Bowl LI rematch (0:50)
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Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer 

Falcons OC Steve Sarkisian explains why Julio Jones has just one red zone target on 11 red zone routes.

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Jones: Falcons not worried about outside expectations (0:31)
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Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer 

Julio Jones said the Falcons are not worried about external factors and outside expectations as the team tries to get back on track against the Patriots.

Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer 

Falcons coach Dan Quinn said when he evaluated newly added DL Ahtyba Rubin, saw a player who fit the style as an interior defensive lineman. Has the strength to come in and give Falcons what they lost in Jack Crawford (biceps surgery). Rubin will practice today, but unclear if he'll be active with Courtney Upshaw on the way back from ankle/foot injury. Falcons waived DL Taniela Tupou.

Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer 

Falcons coach Dan Quinn said the team has been "a little bit on edge, in a good way."

2017 Draft Picks

RD(PK)PLAYERPOSSCHOOL
1(26)Takkarist McKinleyDEUCLA
3(11)Duke RileyILBLSU
4(30)Sean HarlowCOregon State
5(5)Damontae KazeeCBSan Diego State
5(12)Brian HillRBWyoming
5(31)Eric SaubertTEDrake

Team Stats

Passing Yards257.87th
Rushing Yards120.611th
Points For24.212th
Points Against21.813th