Caleb Rutherford

  • joined Sep 15, 2010
  • last login Jul 31, 2014
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Falcons fan in Panther land, graduated cum laude from Western Carolina University '13. Host of Rise Up Nation

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The 2014 Falcons Must Run Their Way Into Playoffs


The Falcons didn't do a whole lot of running during the 2013 season and Matt Ryan paid a heavy price. If the Falcons are to right the ship, they need to run, run, run all the way to the playoffs.

Falcons-Panthers Recap: It's Finally Over


The Falcons, once again, lose in the worst way possible, sending Tony Gonzalez into retirement with an effort that won't soon be forgotten.

The Falcons Must Win This For Gonzalez


Tony Gonzalez's last game is in the Georgia Dome against the Panthers. He's given his blood, sweat, and tears for 17 years. In a season that has long since been lost, the Falcons must win this one...

Falcons - 49ers Recap: Go Figure


The Falcons lost a game in quite possibly the worst fashion you'll ever see on Monday Night Football.

Falcons - Redskins Recap: Ouch, My Draft Pick


The Falcons came away with a win in a game where they forced 7 turnovers...but won by one point. Consider this the post-game thread!

Falcons-Packers Recap: Hooray, My Draft Pick


The Falcons lose a close one in Green Bay, further cementing their chance at a top 5 draft pick.

Falcons - Bills Recap: Overtime


The Falcons and Bills required five quarters to settle things Sunday evening, and the Falcons came out on top. Here's a drive-by-drive recap of the action.

Falcons Sign Terren Jones To Active Roster


The Falcons have signed offensive tackle Terren Jones to the active roster and have waived WR Brian Robiskie to make a spot for the big guy.

Falcons-Saints Recap: Another Joke In The Routine


The Falcons fall once again, making their record 2-9. But not only did they lose, they teased us with beating the team we all hate the most. But of course they lost. Of course they did.

Falcons-Bucs Recap: Worst Team In The NFL


The Atlanta Falcons have fallen a long way.

Football Is A Team Sport


Football is a team sport. There are cries of, "We overpaid Matt Ryan!", but is that true? Or did we set him up to fail?

Falcons-Seahawks Post-game Recap: We Lose


The Falcons' season is now almost assuredly over mathematically.

Even Tony Dorsett Isn't Immune To Effects Of CTE


Tony Dorsett, a Hall of Fame running back for the Dallas Cowboys, was recently diagnosed with CTE, adding to the already long list of former NFL players with brain diseases.

Falcons-Panthers Post-game Injury Report


It wasn't the worst game the Falcons have had as far as injuries goes, but the fact that there were injuries isn't encouraging.

Mighty Roddy Has Struck Out


There was no joy in Atlanta, mighty Roddy has been ruled out.

What Position Do The Falcons Need The Most Help?


When you have injuries at what seems like every single position, finding help in a thin, weak market can oftentimes be a difficult task. But if the Falcons were to acquire help, which position...

The Falcons Need Our Support Now More Than Ever


The Atlanta Falcons have fallen on hard times with injuries and last-second losses. This is the time where the team needs fan support more than it ever has before.

Rise Up Nation Episode 8: The Sky Is Falling


In case you missed it, here's a replay of the 8th episode of Rise Up Nation. Thanks for listening!

Atlanta Championship Curse Update


Cubs fans have it rough. More than 100 years without a World Series championship. But do they have anything on Georgia residents? Let's find out.

Akeem Dent, Sam Baker Injury Update: Both Out


According to the Atlanta Falcons' Jay Adams, both LB Akeem Dent and OT Sam Baker have been ruled out for Monday's home game against the Jets.

Rise Up Nation Episode 8 Live Thread


Hey everyone, this is the live thread for the eighth episode of Rise Up Nation, starting at 7 pm EST and running for about an hour. Head here to check it out at any time!

Winning Football Isn't Being Played In Atlanta


The Falcons are off to their worst start in the Smith/Ryan era, and things continue to head south. No matter which way you slice it, winning football just simply isn't being played in Atlanta.

Gronkowski, Amendola Reported Out For Falcons Game


After some confusion around the media regarding Gronkowski's status for tomorrow's game, Adam Schefter reports that Gronkowski is out and will not play against the Falcons.

Gronkowski, Amendola Reported Out For Falcons Game


After some confusion around the media regarding Gronkowski's status for tomorrow's game, Adam Schefter reports that Gronkowski is out and will not play against the Falcons.

Don't Abandon Ship Just Yet


The Falcons lost, and it was ugly. But now it's time to Rise Up. Don't abandon the Falcons just yet. They're young, and they're learning, and Matt Ryan's good enough to hold them up until they're...

Falcons Add Doege, Replogle to Practice Squad


Reports are out that the Falcons have added QB Seth Doege and DT Adam Replogle to their practice squad.

Breaking Down the 75 Remaining Falcons


There are 75 Falcons currently on the active roster. I've broken them down into three categories: The definites, the maybes, and the nopes. Where do some of your favorite players fall?

How Do You Feel About The Current Preseason?


The current preseason format is four games, but the NFL wants to make it two. How do you feel about the way the preseason is now and should it be changed?

Rise Up Nation Episode 7 Live Thread


The 7th episode of Rise Up Nation goes live at 7 PM EST and will run up until the start of the Falcons preseason game against the Titans (hopefully).

Rise Up Nation Episode 6 Live Thread


Ask questions or comment on this episode of Rise Up Nation here!

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