Alex Welch

  • joined Feb 10, 2011
  • last login Aug 28, 2014
  • posts 1616
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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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  • NBA Atlanta Hawks
  • NFL Atlanta Falcons
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2014 ticket prices


The Falcons aren't exactly the most popular team on the road. They also have one of the lower average ticket costs for home games this year.

Baker likely done for 2014


Sam Baker was carted off the field in last night's preseason game against the Houston Texans, and now reports indicate his injury will cut his season short. NFL Network's Ian Rapoport says the...

Notable players in each bye week

An underrated aspect of fantasy football draft strategy is knowing how NFL bye weeks will impact your roster. We've got a rundown of notable players each week.

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Running back bust candidates for 2014


It's inevitable that some running backs are going to fall well short of expectations this season. These are a few guys who might be those disappointments.

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Running back sleepers to consider in 2014


Running backs are the backbone of fantasy football, and it is essential to find players further down the draft. We take a look at some guys behind "the guys" that could help you out.

Standard running back rankings for 2014

The NFL is developing into more and more of a passing league, but running backs remain fantasy workhorses. We've got your standard running back rankings.

Falcons official roster


There are a thousand 90 players on the Falcons roster right now, so you might have a hard time keeping up with everyone at the start of preseason play. Not to worry, we've got you covered. B...

Spruill out for season with torn ACL


The Falcons have suffered an early casualty in camp. Rookie Marquis Spruill will miss the 2014 season.

'Hard Knocks' preview


The Falcons "Hard Knocks" premiere is almost here. Take a look at a quick preview of tonight's first episode. You won't be disappointed.

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.

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