Alex Welch

  • joined Feb 10, 2011
  • last login Jul 23, 2014
  • posts 1607
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Deputy editor at The Falcoholic. Fantasy football writer for SB Nation. Contributor at Land-Grant Holy Land. I also write for Comcast Sports Southeast. I'm not really a big fan of writing.

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Steven Jackson talks with The Falcoholic


We've seen the veteran running back do several interviews so far in 2014. It's time for us to ask him some of our own questions.

Drew Davis hits PUP list


The Falcons are starting early in 2014 with wide receiver injuries.

NFC South fantasy preview: Saints


The Saints have several elite fantasy players on offense, but there are some interesting role players in the mix for owners as well. Who holds the most value for 2014?

NFL's best receiver duo?


One of the league's best receivers thinks he and this other good receiver are the NFL's best receiver duos. He's got a point.

NFC South fantasy preview: Buccaneers


The Buccaneers have an entirely new coaching staff and several rookies on offense. How valuable will this offense be in fantasy leagues?

NFC South fantasy preview: Panthers


The Panthers finished first in the NFC South in 2013, but that didn't exactly make them popular in fantasy circles. Spoiler: that won't change in 2014.

2014 Fantasy Preview: Atlanta Falcons


The Falcons completely derailed in 2013. Can their offense get back on track to help fantasy owners out this season?

The Falcoholic fan map


How far does The Falcoholic's fandom reach? We're about to find out.

Running back fantasy points per touch

Which running backs game the most fantasy points when they touch the ball? You might be surprised at some names towards the top.

Checking in on the Bucs


Sander Philipse of Bucs Nation sheds some light on what's going on in Tampa Bay.

$15 all-time Falcons team


This is a completely original idea that we definitely came up with ourselves.

A closer look at Matthews


We've all heard the hype surrounding Jake Matthews. The No. 6 pick in the 2014 draft is a special talent. Let's find out more about him.

Rookie fantasy value

Rookies are always a popular commodity in fantasy football drafts. Which first-year players are going to provide the most value in 2014?

Falcons select Devonta Freeman


The Falcons selected a running back with the No. 103 pick of the 2014 NFL Draft. Devonta Freeman comes in looking to help the backfield in Atlanta.

Final predictions for top 6 picks


We've spent months preparing for today. Here are the final predictions from our staff, with several interesting trade possibilities in the mix.

Fantasy football rookie preview: Running Backs


The NFL Draft is finally here. Fantasy owners should keep an eye out to see where the running backs fall. Several will end up being huge factors come this fall.

Smoke screens and the Falcons


The NFL added two more weeks prior to the draft this year to see how ridiculous rumors could get. It's working.

Upside vs. safe picks


Every NFL has its own way of examining prospects and which strategy to take when the draft arrives. For the Falcons, should they be more concerned with safe picks, or should they look for upside in...

Ebron to the Falcons in new mock draft


Mock drafts are spreading like wildfire at the moment. While countless mocks have Atlanta going with a pass rusher or offensive tackle at No. 6, this one takes a different route in terms of the...

West to visit Falcons


The Falcons continue to show signs that they will draft a running back in the upcoming draft. Their interest in Terrance West is growing.

Who to add at TE?


The Falcons are clearly thin at tight end right now. Will they add another in the upcoming draft? Sources say probably (logic is the source).

Atlanta gets Mack in mock draft


With five picks out of the way, the star linebacker from Buffalo was left for Atlanta's taking.

What to do at running back?


Between free agent speculation and pre-draft workouts, the Falcons are appearing more inclined to add a running back every day. Who's the perfect fit?

Fantasy implications of QB movement in free agency


Quarterbacks haven't made a huge impact on free agency news, but fantasy owners need to keep an eye on the players around the teams with new passers under center.

Falcons receive 3 compensatory picks


The Atlanta Falcons will receive a total of 3 compensatory picks in 2014.

Jerry re-signs with Falcons


In a completely unexpected turn of events, the Falcons have decided to bring back Peria Jerry (I have no idea why).

Falcons release Gonzalez


In a headline you would never expect to read, the Falcons have officially parted ways with the NFL's greatest tight end.

Cutting Osi, Biermann: Is it worth it?


The Internet seems to think the Falcons need to cut two of their highest-paid defenders. Are those smart moves right now?

Jerry on his way out? Johnson to stay?


"Please say yes. Please tell me this article says yes."

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