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Alex Welch

  • joined Feb 10, 2011
  • last login Aug 28, 2014
  • posts 1616
  • comments 1077

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
User Blog

Who to add at TE?

197

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

435

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

What to do at running back?

140

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

115

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

Jerry re-signs with Falcons

582

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

Falcons release Gonzalez

108

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?

47

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?

69

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

Options for No. 1 pick in 2014 fantasy football

We're not wasting any time. The 2013 season is in the past. Let's start talking about how you're going to draft in 2014. Which player goes No. 1?

Defensive tackle review

104

The Falcons defense was miserable in 2013, but their defensive tackles at least provided a few bright spots here and there. Now three of the five are set to become free agents.

Falcons QB review

71

We're not used to seeing Matt Ryan finish with a losing record. Let's take a look back on what he went through in 2013, and what we should expect for the future.

End of year ratings

100

The 2013 is over for the Atlanta Falcons, and that might be the best news we've heard in quite some time. A 4-12 campaign coming off a trip to the NFC Championship was an unforeseen debacle. We...

White hopes for an extension

47

The franchise's all-time leading receiver still has one year left on his contract, but he's hoping Atlanta locks him up for presumably the rest of his career.

Cameron active for Week 17

After recently being cleared to play, Cameron makes the start again at tight end for Cleveland. We break down the fantasy implications.

Asiata to start with AP, Gerhart inactive

It's another "next man up" scenario for the Vikings today. Matt Asiata will start at running back. We break down the fantasy implications.

Torrey Smith expected to play in Week 17

After dealing with a hamstring thigh this week, Baltimore's top receiver should be in action for the regular season finale. We break down the fantasy implications.

Fantasy football start/sit advice, Week 17

The season comes to a close this weekend for all leagues. We break down the fantasy implications.

Week 16 picks

12

Caution: No one here is picking the Falcons this week.

Start/sit advice: Ellington, Mendenhall

The Cardinals backfield is still split in production, leaving Ellington and Mendenhall to battle for points. We break down the fantasy implications.

AP, Gerhart inactive for Week 15

It's looking like a "next man up" situation in Minnesota. We break down the fantasy implications.

Week 15 picks

6

Kirk Cousins gets the start over RG3 this week. The Falcons picked him off twice in his brief appearance last year. How do our "experts" feel about the matchup this time around?

Fantasy football start/sit advice, Week 15

Almost every league is in the playoffs now. We break down the fantasy implications.

Ryan Mathews fantasy football Week 15 recap

The Broncos couldn't stop Mathews on the ground, as he posted a season-high in rushing yards. We break down the fantasy implications.

Keenan Allen fantasy football Week 15 recap

The scoring surge continues for the rookie wideout. We break down the fantasy implications.

Philip Rivers fantasy football Week 15 recap

Rivers didn't post lofty passing yards, but he didn't manage to score twice. We break down the fantasy implications.

Andre Caldwell fantasy football Week 15 recap

Caldwell stepped up for the injured Welker, filling his slot role nicely. We break down the fantasy implications.

Moreno, Ball fantasy football Week 15 recap

One of Moreno's worst games of the season came at a terrible time for owners. We break down the fantasy implications.

Peyton Manning fantasy football Week 15 recap

After throwing nine touchdown passes over the last two weeks, Manning took a step back from his torrid pace. We break down the fantasy implications.

Potential replacements for Koetter

38

Koetter could be on his way to the Mountain West Conference. Who could the Falcons bring in to replace him?

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