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Break down the hottest topics surrounding the Atlanta Falcons and how they can impact the team’s success with Atlanta Falcons Insiders Scott Bair, Tori McElhaney and Kris Rhim. Like and subscribe to join us for the lively debate on Falcons Final Whistle. Welcome to Falcons Final Whistle – an Atlanta Falcons football postgame podcast during the season that shifts gears in the offseason to answer a pressing question about the team’s future each week through free agency, the NFL Draft and the offseason program.

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    Kyle Pitts, Drake London and dissecting that furious Falcons comeback attempt vs. Rams | Falcons Final Whistle

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 19, 2022 29:51


    Scott and Tori make sense of that crazy game between the Falcons and Rams, analyzing how Atlanta got in trouble and how it nearly erased a massive deficit down the stretch. We also look at Kyle Pitts' relative lack of production over the first two weeks, plus how Drake London has made a truly instant impact Timecodes:  (00:00:15): Intro, recap of crazy loss to Rams (00:04:34): What to make of Falcons furious comeback attempt (00:12:30): Red-zone, third-down inefficiencies and what went wrong over first three quarters  (00:19:27): What was said about Kyle Pitts' lack of production in the early going (00:23:18): How Drake London has made an instant impactSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    What went right, wrong vs. Saints, how Falcons move forward | Falcons Final Whistle

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 12, 2022 14:23


    Scott, Tori and Ashton break down where things got away from Falcons in the fourth quarter, after assuming control in the first three quarters. They identify things to build on, and what must happen this week so one loss doesn't impact another game. Timecodes:  (00:00:20): Intro, recap of Falcons loss to Saints (00:01:30): What went wrong for Falcons in fourth quarter (00:05:00): Finding positives in run game, pass rush during the Falcons season opener  (00:08:46): What Falcons must do to turn the page quickly (00:10:40): Evaluating Drake London's NFL debutSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Tough cuts and surprise inclusions: Projecting Falcons initial 53-man roster | Falcons Final Whistle

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 29, 2022 29:54


    Scott and Tori go over their initial 53-man roster projection following a competitive Falcons training camp and preseason, analyzing the toughest cuts, surprise inclusions and what else needs to be done with the roster heading into a Week 1 contest against the New Orleans Saints. 00:00 - Intro 01:01 - Thoughts on Initial 53 Man Roster 03:05 - Moving Parts & Roster Construction 05:57 - General Impressions of AT&T Training Camp 10:56 - Most difficult roster predictions 22:15 - Making additions to initial 53-man roster 27:23 - Final ThoughtsSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Marcus Mariota, Desmond Ridder, Drake London and what we've learned in camp

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 17, 2022 22:27


    Scott and Tori take a look back at what we learned from last week's preseason game against Detroit, including a breakdown of Marcus Mariota and Desmond Ridder and expectations for him. Then they talk about what we need to see from the Falcons during an intense stretch that includes joint practices and a preseason game against the New York Jets.  Timecodes:  (00:02:08): Biggest takeaways from Lions preseason game (00:04:24): Reviewing Marcus Mariota, Desmond Ridder performances (00:14:15): On Drake London's camp, injury and whether he needs to play in preseason (00:16:20): What we want to see from pass rush, Dean Pees evaluation (00:19:53): What we need to see from Falcons vs. JetsSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    What to expect from Kyle Pitts, Richie Grant and 2021 NFL Draft class in 2022 | Falcons Final Whistle

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 9, 2022 35:29


    Scott, Tori and Ashton take a close look at the 2021 NFL Draft class heading into Year 2, with realistic expectations for each player and roles each selection will fill in the 2022 campaign. We break down each player in Terry Fontenot's draft class, from first-round pick Kyle Pitts through seventh-rounder Frank Darby. The Falcons will be counting on most members of this draft class, hoping they can make a big jump in their second seasons. Timecodes: (00:00:20): Intro, 2021 NFL Draft class evaluation (00:03:15): Discussing Kyle Pitts, Richie Grant and Jalen Mayfield (00:13:50): Breaking down Drew Dalman, Darren Hall and Ta'Quon Graham (00:24:26): What to expect from Ade Ogundeji, Avery Williams and Frank DarbySee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Kyle Pitts, A.J. Terrell and other training camp standouts | Falcons Final Whistle

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 2, 2022 31:31


    Scott, Tori and new Falcons digital reporter Ashton Edmunds break down the early portions of training camp, including top standouts, updates on position battles and, of course, how quarterbacks Marcus Mariota and Desmond Ridder have done over the first stretch of camp practices. We also discuss the Falcons' desire to prove expectations wrong as they work to usher in a period of sustained success Timecodes: (00:00:20): Introducing Ashton Edmunds, our new Falcons features reporter!! (00:06:20): Kyle Pitts, A.J. Terrell and other camp standouts (00:13:20): Updating position battles along Falcons offensive line  (00:19:26): Competition driving intensity up in Falcons camp (00:26:12): First impressions of Marcus Mariota, Desmond Ridder in campSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Previewing Falcons 2022 training camp storylines | Falcons Final Whistle

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 25, 2022 21:46


    Scott Bair and Tori McElhaney break down major storylines and position battles to keep an eye on once training camp begins this week. That includes position battles along the offensive and defensive line, the development of a new-look pass rush and, of course, the quarterback spot with Marcus Mariota as Desmond Ridder as options under center. We take a look at all that and more in this 2022 training camp preview Timecodes: (00:00:00): Intro; setting up Falcons training camp storylines (00:03:25): How lines of scrimmage might shape up (00:07:23): Can new players improve Falcons pass rush? (00:13:43): Will QB turn out to be a real competition? (00:17:33): Marcus Mariota's rare opportunity See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Pees in a Pod: Dean Pees shares stories from two decades coaching in the NFL | Part 2

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 20, 2022 59:49


    In the second episode of the two-episode series, Dean Pees and Tori McElhaney continue their conversation about his coaching career. In the early 2000s, Bill Belichick hired Pees to join his Patriots staff. After a couple Super Bowls wins, one that included a blackout in New Orleans, four teams, two retirements and two decades in the league, Pees reflects on all the lessons learned and memories made along the way. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Pees in a Pod: Dean Pees reflects on the start of his coaching career 50 years later | Part 1

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 19, 2022 40:07


    In the first of a two-episode series, Dean Pees sits down with Tori McElhaney in the Falcons podcast studio to discuss the reasons he got into coaching in the 70s, his start at the high school level, coaching with Nick Saban at the college level and how Dave Ragone changed his approach to recruiting. 00:00 - Intro 01:55- Rewards of High School Coaching 14:53 - Players learn differently  25:00 - Recruiting and College  Football 30:17 - Coaching with Nick Saban  33:37 - Kent State Football 36:32 - Recruiting Dave Ragone See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Ranking position battles heading into training camp | Falcons Final Whistle

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2022 38:10


    Scott and Tori break down the most intriguing Falcons training camp battles, which will determine key contributors to the 2022 campaign. We take a deep dive into the offensive line, edge rushers, linebackers and quarterbacks, determining who will fight for significant roles on this depth chart. Timecodes: (00:00:00): Intro; ranking Falcons camp battles (00:04:17): Offensive line jobs up in the air (00:10:32): Arnold Ebiketie, Ade Ogundeji and Falcons edge rushers   (00:19:00): Deion Jones, Mykal Walker and the inside linebackers (00:27:05): Marcus Mariota vs. Desmond Ridder See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Deion Jones, Desmond Ridder and other lingering pre-camp questions | Falcons Final Whistle

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 23, 2022 23:00


    Scott and Tori break down what they learned during the Falcons offseason program and what's left unresolved heading into training camp. They discuss Deion Jones, Marcus Mariota and Desmond Ridder, and which rookies could realistically make an instant impact during the 2022 campaign. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Marcus Mariota, Desmond Ridder, Kyle Pitts observations (plus others) from offseason program | Falcons Final Whistle

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 16, 2022 29:35


    Scott and Tori discuss what they learned during the Falcons offseason program, which concluded with a mandatory minicamp. That includes how Marcus Mariota and Desmond Ridder looked, Cordarrelle Patterson's individual offseason program, Kyle Pitts, A.J. Terrell and practice news and notes Falcons fans need to know. Timecodes: (00:00:00): Intro; Erik Harris calls Scott out (00:03:14): Overall minicamp observations (00:12:12): What we saw from Falcons quarterbacks   (00:19:00): Thoughts on Cordarrelle Patterson ramping up individually (00:20:50): Thoughts on secondary, receiver groups (00:26:05): Kyle Pitts and A.J. Terrell See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    A.J. Terrell joins a live episode at Mercedes-Benz Stadium | Falcons Final Whistle

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 6, 2022 22:47


    Falcons cornerback A.J. Terrell joined Scott and Tori to talk about playing NFL football in his hometown, playing with Casey Hayward and why he's optimistic that the Falcons are headed in the right direction during a special episode recorded LIVE after an OTA conducted in front of fans at Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

    Marcus Mariota, Desmond Ridder and what to expect from OTAs | Falcons Final Whistle

    Play Episode Listen Later May 25, 2022 30:36


    Tori and Scott break down what to expect from Falcons OTAs and minicamp, including storylines to follow during this practice-heavy portion of the offseason program. Drake London, Kyle Pitts and Casey Hayward, among others, will be top of mind for players to keep a close eye on as we move forward. But, as always, the primary focus will be on quarterbacks Marcus Mariota and Desmond Ridder.

    Breaking down Falcons 2022 NFL Schedule release | Falcons Final Whistle

    Play Episode Listen Later May 13, 2022 27:52


    Scott, Kris and Tori discuss every aspect of the Falcons 2022 schedule, including key matchups, dates and times of the most important games, including those at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. They break down the tough stretches and easy roads, identifying whether the Falcons can exceed expectations while navigating a tough slate. 00:00 Intro 00:14 2022 Schedule 02:01 First Reactions 06:09 Bye Week 11:08 Schedule Challenges 23:39 Goodbye to our friend, Kris

    Breaking down Drake London, Desmond Ridder NFL Draft picks, Grady Jarrett extension

    Play Episode Listen Later May 4, 2022 39:13


    NFL Network senior writer/reporter and Falcons contributor Steve Wyche joins the Scott, Tori and Kris to break down Atlanta's NFL Draft from every angle, including the selections of Drake London and Desmond Ridder. We also react to the Grady Jarrett extension news, which broke as we were recording, and then provided a big-picture analysis of where the Falcons stand after the draft. Timecodes: (00:00:00): Intro; Steve Wyche joins the pod!!! (00:07:40): Why the Falcons went with Drake London at No. 8 (00:16:15): What it means landing QB Desmond Ridder at No. 74 (00:25:38): Reaction to Grady Jarrett extension news (which broke while we were recording!!) (00:31:10): National perception of what Terry Fontenot, Arthur Smith are doing with Falcons roster Welcome to Falcons Final Whistle – an Atlanta Falcons postgame podcast during the season and that shifts gears in the offseason and answers a pressing question about the team's future each week through free agency, the NFL Draft and the offseason program. Join Atlanta Falcons Insiders Scott Bair, Tori McElhaney and Kris Rhim as they break down the hottest topics surrounding the Atlanta Falcons and how they can impact the team's success. Like and subscribe to join us for the lively debate on Falcons Final Whistle. SUBSCRIBE: iTunes: [https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/falcons-final-whistle/id1585038333](https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/falcons-final-whistle/id1585038333) SPOTIFY: [https://open.spotify.com/show/4d9VGyX5e9OHJ7BFPaqdMH?si=gUaI61sVSvyy2yu5DtBhZw&dl_branch=1&nd=1](https://open.spotify.com/show/4d9VGyX5e9OHJ7BFPaqdMH?si=gUaI61sVSvyy2yu5DtBhZw&dl_branch=1&nd=1)

    What Terry Fontenot, Arthur Smith can do on first two days of NFL Draft | Falcons Final Whistle

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 26, 2022 31:15


    Kris, Tori and Scott discuss how the Falcons can use five selections in the top 82 overall to improve their roster, by trading up or down in the draft or simply five possible impact players. We take it a step further and break down which positions should be prioritized, and whether the Falcons should target a quarterback to challenge Marcus Mariota and possibly succeed Matt Ryan as franchise quarterback. (00:00) Intro (01:53) Falcons Draft Possibilities (03:48) Additional Topics (05:34) Trading Up? (11:32) Draft Debates

    How Falcons can fix edge rusher, receiver spots in 2022 NFL Draft and beyond

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 20, 2022 34:30


    Scott, Tori and Kris evaluate the state of the Falcons edge rushers and receivers, and how Terry Fontenot and Arthur Smith can strengthen those position groups in the 2022 NFL Draft and beyond. That includes the possibility of using the No. 8 overall pick, or a trade down in the first round on one of those two spots. It also looks at helping those positions over the long haul, as opposed to reaching for a quick fix. Timecodes: (00:00:00): Intro (00:05:05): Edge rusher or receiver with No. 8 overall pick? (00:09:46): Considering Jermaine Johnson, Chris Olave as trade-down targets (00:14:16): Assessing how to fix edge rusher position in NFL Draft and beyond (00:24:20): Assessing how to fix receiver position in NFL Draft, free agency, trades Welcome to Falcons Final Whistle – an Atlanta Falcons postgame podcast during the season and that shifts gears in the offseason and answers a pressing question about the team's future each week through free agency, the NFL Draft and the offseason program. Join Atlanta Falcons Insiders Scott Bair, Tori McElhaney and Kris Rhim as they break down the hottest topics surrounding the Atlanta Falcons and how they can impact the team's success. Like and subscribe to join us for the lively debate on Falcons Final Whistle. SUBSCRIBE: iTunes: [https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/falcons-final-whistle/id1585038333](https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/falcons-final-whistle/id1585038333) SPOTIFY: [https://open.spotify.com/show/4d9VGyX5e9OHJ7BFPaqdMH?si=gUaI61sVSvyy2yu5DtBhZw&dl_branch=1&nd=1](https://open.spotify.com/show/4d9VGyX5e9OHJ7BFPaqdMH?si=gUaI61sVSvyy2yu5DtBhZw&dl_branch=1&nd=1) For more Falcons podcasts: atlantafalcons.com/podcasts/

    Does Calvin Ridley suspension change Falcons offseason plan? | Falcons Final Whistle

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 9, 2022 26:33


    Scott Bair, Tori McElhaney and Kris Rhim react to news that Calvin Ridley has been suspended for at least the 2022 season for violating the NFL's gambling policy, breaking down how it impacts the Falcons offseason, including the importance of re-signing Russell Gage and whether this changes the odds the Falcons take a receiver at No. 8 overall in the 2022 NFL Draft. Timecodes: (00:00:00): Intro, initial thoughts on Ridley news (00:02:57): How Ridley suspension impacts Falcons salary-cap space (00:07:22): How loss of Ridley as a player or trade asset impacts Falcons offseason plan (00:15:34): Is it more important to re-sign Russell Gage? (00:21:16): Should Falcons now take WR at No. 8 overall? Welcome to Falcons Final Whistle – an Atlanta Falcons postgame podcast during the season and that shifts gears in the offseason and answers a pressing question about the team's future each week through free agency, the NFL Draft and the offseason program. Join Atlanta Falcons Insiders Scott Bair, Tori McElhaney and Kris Rhim as they break down the hottest topics surrounding the Atlanta Falcons and how they can impact the team's success. Like and subscribe to join us for the lively debate on Falcons Final Whistle.

    What Falcons must address at NFL Combine, before free agency | Falcons Final Whistle

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 2, 2022 30:25


    Scott Bair, Tori McElhaney and Kris Rhim break down what Terry Fontenot and Arthur Smith addressed during their press conferences at the NFL Scouting Combine, including Matt Ryan, Calvin Ridley and possibilities of freeing up salary-cap space before free agency begins on March 16. We set you up for a busy stretch of the offseason, where we'll see the Falcons make big moves to set themselves up for the 2022 season. Timecodes: (00:00:00): Intro (00:02:27): Addressing what Arthur Smith, Terry Fontenot said about Matt Ryan and Calvin Ridley (00:09:49): Addressing Terry Fontenot's ‘elephants in the room' (00:14:38): Falcons approach to free agency, Fontenot's sales pitch (00:21:16): Why Falcons freeing up cap space is so complicated Welcome to Falcons Final Whistle – an Atlanta Falcons postgame podcast during the season and that shifts gears in the offseason and answers a pressing question about the team's future each week through free agency, the NFL Draft and the offseason program. Join Atlanta Falcons Insiders Scott Bair, Tori McElhaney and Kris Rhim as they break down the hottest topics surrounding the Atlanta Falcons and how they can impact the team's success. Like and subscribe to join us for the lively debate on Falcons Final Whistle.

    Debating the biggest needs Terry Fontenot, Arthur Smith must address | Falcons Final Whistle

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 22, 2022 28:49


    Scott, Tori and Kris break down the Falcons biggest needs, including which position takes the top spot, in the latest episode of the Falcons Final Whistle podcast. While edge rusher is the obvious choice, we debate other spots that simply must be addressed this offseason, and why this priority list shouldn't influence what the Falcons do at No. 8 overall in the 2022 NFL Draft. Timecodes: (00:00:00): Intro, Tori explains how all positions are needs= (00:06:31): Where is the Falcons biggest roster need? (00:17:37): Which players of need would be best fits for the Falcons?? (00:25:07): How should Falcons address the offensive line? (00:27:30): Drafting best player over need

    How Falcons can emulate Bengals ascent with Joe Burrow | Falcons Final Whistle

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 15, 2022 33:11


    Scott Bair, Tori McElhaney and Kris Rhim take a look at the Cincinnati Bengals' rise from worst to first in the AFC during a run to the Super Bowl and whether the Falcons can emulate that quick ascent to prominence while Terry Fontenot and Arthur Smith work to usher in a period of sustained success. Timecodes: (00:00:00): Intro, initial thoughts on Bengals Super Bowl run (00:07:39): Outside Joe Burrow, what keyed the Bengals rise from worst to first? (00:17:28): How Joe Burrow factored into this Bengals surge (00:23:50): How Falcons can emulate Bengals ascent (in their own way) Welcome to Falcons Final Whistle – an Atlanta Falcons postgame podcast during the season and that shifts gears in the offseason and answers a pressing question about the team's future each week through free agency, the NFL Draft and the offseason program. Join Atlanta Falcons Insiders Scott Bair, Tori McElhaney and Kris Rhim as they break down the hottest topics surrounding the Atlanta Falcons and how they can impact the team's success. Like and subscribe to join us for the lively debate on Falcons Final Whistle.

    Assessing Cordarrelle Patterson's value, Falcons future | Falcons Final Whistle

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 8, 2022 30:06


    Scott, Tori and Kris discuss Cordarrelle Patterson's future with the Falcons, just weeks away from him hitting the open market in unrestricted free agency. He unlocked true potential during his first season with Arthur Smith and the Falcons, saying that city of Atlanta changed his life and that he'd like to retire a Falcon. Will that happen? We break it all down on Falcons Final Whistle in our latest question of the week. Timecodes: (00:00:00): Intro, initial thoughts on Cordarrelle Patterson's value (00:08:10): How should Falcons prioritize Patterson compared to other pending free agents (00:13:15): How much should, or could the Falcons pay for a new deal? (00:18:30): Thoughts on Patterson's social media campaign to stay in Atlanta (00:24:10): What needs to happen for Falcons to re-sign Patterson, and will he be back? Welcome to Falcons Final Whistle – an Atlanta Falcons postgame podcast during the season and that shifts gears in the offseason and answers a pressing question about the team's future each week through free agency, the NFL Draft and the offseason program. Join Atlanta Falcons Insiders Scott Bair, Tori McElhaney and Kris Rhim as they break down the hottest topics surrounding the Atlanta Falcons and how they can impact the team's success. Like and subscribe to join us for the lively debate on Falcons Final Whistle.

    How Sean Payton, Tom Brady leaving NFC South impacts Falcons | Falcons Final Whistle

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 1, 2022 27:20


    Scott, Tori and Kris discuss major NFC South news and how the Falcons are impacted by Tom Brady's retirement and Sean Payton stepping away at Saints head coach. How will the divisional race change and should the Falcons do anything different with the division coming back to them? We discuss all that and more in this episode of Falcons Final Whistle. As a listener note, we recorded this episode before Brady made his retirement official, so there is some now outdated discussion of whether he'll return for one more season. Timecodes: (00:00:41): Intro, initial thoughts on NFC South news (00:07:37): How Falcons will react to Payton/Brady leaving the division (00:10:44): How Bucs could be impacted by Brady retirement (00:13:18): Why losing Sean Payton is a big blow to Saints (00:15:15): Should these departures change the Falcons' approach to this offseason? Welcome to Falcons Final Whistle – an Atlanta Falcons postgame podcast during the season and that shifts gears in the offseason and answers a pressing question about the team's future each week through free agency, the NFL Draft and the offseason program. Join Atlanta Falcons Insiders Scott Bair, Tori McElhaney and Kris Rhim as they break down the hottest topics surrounding the Atlanta Falcons and how they can impact the team's success. Like and subscribe to join us for the lively debate on Falcons Final Whistle. SUBSCRIBE: iTunes: [https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/falcons-final-whistle/id1585038333](https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/falcons-final-whistle/id1585038333) SPOTIFY: [https://open.spotify.com/show/4d9VGyX5e9OHJ7BFPaqdMH?si=gUaI61sVSvyy2yu5DtBhZw&dl_branch=1&nd=1](https://open.spotify.com/show/4d9VGyX5e9OHJ7BFPaqdMH?si=gUaI61sVSvyy2yu5DtBhZw&dl_branch=1&nd=1)

    What do Falcons do with Matt Ryan in 2022 and beyond? | Falcons Final Whistle

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 25, 2022 29:41


    Scott, Tori and Kris open the first offseason episode of Falcons Final Whistle with a discussion quarterback Matt Ryan's performance in 2021, whether he should be back in 2022 (and beyond) and how the Falcons could execute a succession plan at quarterback after having Ryan calling signals for so long. Timecodes: (00:00:00): Intro to the offseason version of Falcons Final Whistle (00:05:31): Evaluating Matt Ryan's 2021 campaign (00:08:57): Impact of Matt Ryan's contract on decisions about his future (00:13:32): Will Matt Ryan be Falcons starting quarterback in 2022? (00:18:03): How should the Falcons execute a succession plan at quarterback? Break down the hottest topics surrounding the Atlanta Falcons and how they can impact the team's success with Atlanta Falcons Insiders Scott Bair, Tori McElhaney and Kris Rhim. Like and subscribe to join us for the lively debate on Falcons Final Whistle. Welcome to Falcons Final Whistle – an Atlanta Falcons football postgame podcast during the season that shifts gears in the offseason to answer a pressing question about the team's future each week through free agency, the NFL Draft and the offseason program.

    What happens next after 2021 season ends with loss to Saints | Falcons Final Whistle

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 10, 2022 32:10


    Scott, Tori and Kris break down what happens next, after a 30-20 loss to the New Orleans Saints in the regular season finale. We discuss Matt Ryan's future, how Falcons should approach their own free agents, an offseason priority list and what the Falcons should do with the No. 8 overall pick. It's a perfect primer for a Falcons team now entering the offseason? Timecodes: (00:00:00): Intro, biggest takeaways (00:04:25): Diving into Matt Ryan's future with Falcons (00:10:58): What Falcons should do with impending free agents (00:17:03): Prioritizing Falcons needs to be addressed this offseason (00:22:23): What Falcons can do with No. 8 overall NFL Draft pick

    How Falcons can grow, learn from loss to Bills | Falcons Final Whistle

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 3, 2022 30:33


    Scott, Tori and Kris break down a dramatic loss to the Buffalo Bills that mathematically eliminated the Falcons from playoff contention, what went wrong and how the franchise can grow from this season's experience. Timecodes: (00:00:00): Intro, biggest takeaways (00:04:08): Matt Ryan's involvement, response to crazy fourth quarter sequence (00:11:10): Kyle Pitts value showcased with his play and his absence (00:17:12): Why defense is taking the back away so often, how the unit has improved (00:23:04): What Bills loss means moving forward, in context of 2021 season Welcome to Falcons Final Whistle – an Atlanta Falcons postgame podcast where experts react and provide informed analysis of the Atlanta Falcons on-field performance. Join Atlanta Falcons Insiders Scott Bair, Tori McElhaney and Kris Rhim as they breakdown the latest Atlanta Falcons game action and what it means for the team's success. Like and subscribe to join us for the lively debate on Falcons Final Whistle.

    Breaking down Falcons dramatic win over Lions, why they're good in close games | Falcons Final Whistle

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 27, 2021 26:44


    Kris, Tori and Scott break down another dramatic Falcons victory over the Lions, how they were able to secure it and why they've been so good in one-score games. We also analyze excellent performances from Foye Oluokun and Kyle Pitts, plus Arthur Smith's impact on the Falcons culture. Timecodes: (00:00:00): Intro, biggest takeaways (00:03:16): How Falcons emerged victorious over dramatic finish (00:08:42): On Kyle Pitts' record-breaking day (00:14:42): Why it's just fine Falcons were “gritty, not pretty” (00:20:04): What Falcons means as Dirty Birds close out 2021 campaign Welcome to Falcons Final Whistle – an Atlanta Falcons postgame podcast where experts react and provide informed analysis of the Atlanta Falcons on-field performance. Join Atlanta Falcons Insiders Scott Bair, Tori McElhaney and Kris Rhim as they breakdown the latest Atlanta Falcons game action and what it means for the team's success. Like and subscribe to join us for the lively debate on Falcons Final Whistle.

    What went wrong against 49ers, how loss impacts playoff hopes | Falcons Final Whistle

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 20, 2021 24:28


    Scott, Tori and Kris break down what went wrong for the Falcons and how it significantly impacts their playoff hopes. We dissect this disappointing outcome, how it could've gone better and what to look for as the Falcons close out the season over the final three games. Timecodes: (00:00:00): Intro, biggest takeaways (00:03:14): Why Falcons struggles in the red zone made the difference (00:08:15): Playoff hopes take a huge hit (00:13:36): Why Russell Gage has gotten hot late in this season (00:18:23): Where do the Falcons go from here? Welcome to Falcons Final Whistle – an Atlanta Falcons postgame podcast where experts react and provide informed analysis of the Atlanta Falcons on-field performance. Join Atlanta Falcons Insiders Scott Bair, Tori McElhaney and Kris Rhim as they breakdown the latest Atlanta Falcons game action and what it means for the team's success. Like and subscribe to join us for the lively debate on Falcons Final Whistle.

    Breaking down an essential victory over Panthers, how Falcons can stay in playoff hunt | Falcons Final Whistle

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 13, 2021 26:30


    Scott, Kris and Tori break down an essential victory over the Carolina Panthers that kept the Falcons in the NFC playoff mix and how they responded well from disappointing recent results. They dissect why the Falcons have improved on defense and in the rushing attack, and how that could help them stay in the hunt down the stretch. Timecodes: (00:00:00): Intro, biggest takeaways (00:04:19): Falcons defense ‘took it personal,' responded well in Panthers rematch (00:09:11): Why run game has found consistency (00:14:33): Falcons MVPs against Panthers (and they're not the usual suspects) (00:20:35): The importance of the Falcons win, and what's required moving forward Welcome to Falcons Final Whistle – an Atlanta Falcons postgame podcast where experts react and provide informed analysis of the Atlanta Falcons on-field performance. Join Atlanta Falcons Insiders Scott Bair, Tori McElhaney and Kris Rhim as they breakdown the latest Atlanta Falcons game action and what it means for the team's success. Like and subscribe to join us for the lively debate on Falcons Final Whistle.

    What went wrong for Arthur Smith's Falcons against Buccaneers, why they need to fix problems fast | Falcons Finals Whistle

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 6, 2021 26:31


    Scott, Tori and Kris break down the Falcons' loss to the Tampa Bay, Buccaneers identifying what went wrong and stats that tell the story, how the home team could've done better and why they need to fix problems fast with the season winding down. Timecodes: (00:00:00): Intro, biggest takeaways, and topics (00:02:56): Stats that tell the story of this game (00:08:38): Tide-turning plays the Falcons would like to take back  (00:14:08): How the Falcons run game has come to life (00:19.34): What Falcons must do to stay in the playoff hunt Welcome to Falcons Final Whistle – an Atlanta Falcons postgame podcast where experts react and provide informed analysis of the Atlanta Falcons on-field performance. Join Atlanta Falcons Insiders Scott Bair, Tori McElhaney and Kris Rhim as they breakdown the latest Atlanta Falcons game action and what it means for the team's success. Like and subscribe to join us for the lively debate on Falcons Final Whistle.ding content to the Production environment. SUBSCRIBE: iTunes: [https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/falcons-final-whistle/id1585038333](https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/falcons-final-whistle/id1585038333) SPOTIFY: [https://open.spotify.com/show/4d9VGyX5e9OHJ7BFPaqdMH?si=gUaI61sVSvyy2yu5DtBhZw&dl_branch=1&nd=1](https://open.spotify.com/show/4d9VGyX5e9OHJ7BFPaqdMH?si=gUaI61sVSvyy2yu5DtBhZw&dl_branch=1&nd=1) For more Falcons podcasts: atlantafalcons.com/podcasts/

    Cordarrelle Patterson's value illustrated in win over Jaguars | Falcons Final Whistle

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 29, 2021 25:23


    Scott, Tori and Kris break down Sunday's big win over the Jaguars and what it means heading into meaningful December football. They discuss Cordarrelle Patterson's triumphant return to the lineup, his value to the franchise and how he helped Arthur Smith wake the running game up. Defense also played an important role in this win, which pushed the Falcons back into the NFC playoff picture. Timecodes: (00:00:00): Intro, biggest takeaways (00:02:41): Cordarrelle Patterson's huge game, impact on Falcons offense (00:08:04): Can Falcons keep running strong after doing so vs. Jaguars? (00:13:09): Defense making strides, life difficult on opposing offenses (00:18:26): Falcons must be better to make most of meaningful December games Welcome to Falcons Final Whistle – an Atlanta Falcons postgame podcast where experts react and provide informed analysis of the Atlanta Falcons on-field performance. Join Atlanta Falcons Insiders Scott Bair, Tori McElhaney and Kris Rhim as they breakdown the latest Atlanta Falcons game action and what it means for the team's success. Like and subscribe to join us for the lively debate on Falcons Final Whistle.

    Why Falcons struggled vs. Patriots, what must be fixed to snap losing streak | Falcons Final Whistle

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 19, 2021 25:37


    Scott, Tori and Kris identify what went wrong for the Falcons in a Thursday night loss to the New England Patriots, how the defense fared and how much the Dirty Birds missed Cordarrelle Patterson in this game. We also tackle what needs to be improved as the Falcons try to end a two-game losing slide. Timecodes: (00:00:00): Intro (00:03:17): Summarizing what went wrong for Falcons vs. Patriots (00:08:27): Why the Falcons defense deserves no slander (00:14:08): What must get fixed to snap Falcons losing skid (00:19:35): Which NFL games Falcons fans should watch this weekend Welcome to Falcons Final Whistle – an Atlanta Falcons postgame podcast where experts react and provide informed analysis of the Atlanta Falcons on-field performance. Join Atlanta Falcons Insiders Scott Bair, Tori McElhaney and Kris Rhim as they breakdown the latest Atlanta Falcons game action and what it means for the team's success. Like and subscribe to join us for the lively debate on Falcons Final Whistle.

    What went wrong in lopsided loss to Dallas Cowboys, how Falcons can rebound quickly | Falcons Final Whistle

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 15, 2021 26:42


    Scott, Kris and Tori identify what went wrong against the Dallas Cowboys, which stats tell the story and which players need to be better so the Falcons can rebound quickly in order to play well against the New England Patriots on a Thursday and stay in the NFC playoff hunt. Timecodes (00:02:58): Why things went south during what Arthur Smith called a second-quarter ‘avalanche' (00:08:08): Which stats tell the story of why Falcons lost (00:13:39): Which Falcons must play better for Falcons to do better (00:18:32): How Falcons can rebound, play better in Thursday night game vs. New England Welcome to Falcons Final Whistle – an Atlanta Falcons postgame podcast where experts react and provide informed analysis of the Atlanta Falcons on-field performance. Join Atlanta Falcons Insiders Scott Bair, Tori McElhaney and Kris Rhim as they breakdown the latest Atlanta Falcons game action and what it means for the team's success. Like and subscribe to join us for the lively debate on Falcons Final Whistle.

    How the Falcons emerged with a crazy comeback victory over rival Saints | Falcons Final Whistle

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 8, 2021 26:03


    Scott, Tori and Kris break down the Falcons' dramatic, come-from-behind victory over the rival Saints in the latest episode of the Falcons Final Whistle podcast. We dissect that crazy fourth-quarter in great detail, including that decisive 64-yard pass from Matt Ryan to Cordarrelle Patterson, which set up Younghoe Koo's third game-winning field goal this season. We won't forget about the game's unsung heroes, and how the Falcons are right back in the NFC playoff picture. Timecodes: (00:03:05): Cordarrelle Patterson's 64-yard catch, and his emergence as an explosive playmaker (00:08:27): Breaking down a wild fourth quarter where the Falcons lost a late lead and stole it back at the end (00:14:05): Identifying the unsung heroes from this Falcons win (00:19:12): Where the Falcons stand after eight games Welcome to Falcons Final Whistle – an Atlanta Falcons postgame podcast where experts react and provide informed analysis of the Atlanta Falcons on-field performance. Join Atlanta Falcons Insiders Scott Bair, Tori McElhaney and Kris Rhim as they breakdown the latest Atlanta Falcons game action and what it means for the team's success. Like and subscribe to join us for the lively debate on Falcons Final Whistle.

    What went wrong in Falcons loss Panthers, how to get right moving forward | Falcons Final Whistle

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 1, 2021 24:48


    Scott, Tori and Kris put Sunday's loss to Carolina under the microscope, identifying what went wrong and how the outcome could've gone right in an important NFC South showdown. We go over pivotal sequences gone awry, aspects of the Falcons game that have to get fixed moving forward and how they can get back on the winning track on the latest episode of the Falcons Final Whistle podcast.   Timecodes: (00:02:54): Waving a magic wand over plays that, if changed, could've reversed the outcome (00:08:06): What aspect of Falcons game hurt team the most (00:13:05): Evaluating Matt Ryan's performance (00:16:30): How Falcons performed without Calvin Ridley (00:18:14): What Falcons must do to move forward after Falcons' loss Welcome to Falcons Final Whistle – an Atlanta Falcons postgame podcast where experts react and provide informed analysis of the Atlanta Falcons on-field performance. Join Atlanta Falcons Insiders Scott Bair, Tori McElhaney and Kris Rhim as they breakdown the latest Atlanta Falcons game action and what it means for the team's success. Like and subscribe to join us for the lively debate on Falcons Final Whistle.

    Breaking down what Falcons comeback win vs. Dolphins, Kyle Pitts' star turn means | Falcons Final Whistle

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 25, 2021 26:43


    Scott, Tori and Kris break down the Falcons' massive win down in Miami and how they were able to come through in the clutch, which included a star-making performing from rookie tight end Kyle Pitts. We go over what happened and what it means moving forward in the latest episode of the Falcons Final Whistle podcast. Timecodes: (00:00:00) -- Intro (00:03:26) -- Key moments in the game-winning drive and how it can help the Falcons in the future (00:08:32) -- Breaking down Kyle Pitts' monster day, and how he's building trust (00:14:08) -- MVPs not named Kyle Pitts (00:19:32) -- Looking ahead to a pivotal NFC South stretch against the Panthers and Saints Welcome to Falcons Final Whistle – an Atlanta Falcons postgame podcast where experts react and provide informed analysis of the Atlanta Falcons on-field performance. Join Atlanta Falcons Insiders Scott Bair, Tori McElhaney and Kris Rhim as they breakdown the latest Atlanta Falcons game action and what it means for the team's success. Like and subscribe to join us for the lively debate on Falcons Final Whistle.

    Breaking down Kyle Pitts big day, Matt Ryan and other clutch performances in Falcons win over Jets | Falcons Final Whistle

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 10, 2021 26:25


    Scott, Kris and Tori break down the Falcons' exciting 27-20 victory over the New York Jets in London, which elevates them to 2-3 entering the bye week. They discuss Kyle Pitts' big day, Matt Ryan's leadership and other clutch performances. They also hand out awards to the game's unsung heroes, who helped secure victory at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. Timecodes: (00:03:30) -- Will this be remembered as a landmark game in Kyle Pitts' career? (00:09:17) -- Breaking down the Falcons' pivotal fourth-quarter offense series, and Arthur Smith's role in it (00:14:32) -- Our unsung heroes from the big Falcons win (00:20:26) -- Evaluating the three-game stretch against the Giants, Washington and Jets heading into the bye Welcome to Falcons Final Whistle – an Atlanta Falcons postgame podcast where experts react and provide informed analysis of the Atlanta Falcons on-field performance. Join Atlanta Falcons Insiders Scott Bair, Tori McElhaney and Kris Rhim as they breakdown the latest Atlanta Falcons game action and what it means for the team's success. Like and subscribe to join us for the lively debate on Falcons Final Whistle.he Production environment.

    What to make of Falcons loss to Washington | Falcons Final Whistle

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 4, 2021 24:28


    Scott, Tori and Kris break down the Falcons' tough 34-30 loss to the Washington Football Team, where it went wrong, how it could've ended right and whether it evoked disappointments from a 2020 campaign when the team regularly lost late leads. Topics: (00:00:00) - Intro (00:02:33) - Is it fair for fans to think, 'here we go again' after Falcons blow late lead? (00:07:07) - Breaking down final, ineffective Falcons offensive series (00:12:51) - Falcons missed too many defensive opportunities to close game out (00:17:25) - How Falcons can prevent carryover from tough loss Welcome to Falcons Final Whistle – an Atlanta Falcons postgame podcast where experts react and provide informed analysis of the Atlanta Falcons on-field performance. Join Atlanta Falcons Insiders Scott Bair, Tori McElhaney and Kris Rhim as they breakdown the latest Atlanta Falcons game action and what it means for the team's success. Like and subscribe to join us for the lively debate on Falcons Final Whistle.he Production environment.

    Breaking down Falcons victory over Giants, how it can have a lasting effect

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 27, 2021 24:16


    Scott and Kris break down what went right in the Falcons' clutch 17-14 victory over the New York Giants at MetLife Stadium, what must be better moving forward and how it can have a lasting effect on the latest episode of the Falcons Final Whistle podcast. Topics: (0:00) - Intro (2:00) -  Kyle Pitts impact on the season's first win (7:07) - How the Falcons were able to complete a comeback victory (12:20) - Why the Falcons defense showed better against the Giants (17:25) - How win over Giants can have a lasting effect        Welcome to Falcons Final Whistle – an Atlanta Falcons postgame podcast where experts react and provide informed analysis of the Atlanta Falcons on-field performance. Join Atlanta Falcons Insiders Scott Bair, Tori McElhaney and Kris Rhim as they breakdown the latest Atlanta Falcons game action and what it means for the team's success. Like and subscribe to join us for the lively debate on Falcons Final Whistle.

    Falcons Final Whistle Did Falcons show improvement in Buccaneers loss?

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2021 25:36


    Scott, Tori and Kris explore whether the Falcons showed progress in a loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the latest episode of the Falcons Final Whistle podcast, identifying where strides were made, what's left to work on and what has to get fixed fast. Topics: (00:00:00) - Intro (00:02:43) - Did the Falcons show improvement over the season opener? (00:07:45) - What still needs to improve and at what speed? (00:12:47) - What was the turning point against the Bucs? (00:18:14) - How should fans look at this loss? In what context? Welcome to Falcons Final Whistle – an Atlanta Falcons postgame podcast where experts react and provide informed analysis of the Atlanta Falcons on-field performance. Join Atlanta Falcons Insiders Scott Bair, Tori McElhaney and Kris Rhim as they breakdown the latest Atlanta Falcons game action and what it means for the team's success. Like and subscribe to join us for the lively debate on Falcons Final Whistle.

    What Falcons loss to Eagles means in grand scheme

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 13, 2021 27:21


    Welcome to Falcons Final Whistle – an Atlanta Falcons postgame podcast where experts react and provide informed analysis of the Atlanta Falcons on-field performance. Join Atlanta Falcons Insiders Scott Bair, Tori McElhaney and Kris Rhim as they break down the latest Atlanta Falcons game action and what it means for the team's success. Like and subscribe to join us for the lively debate on Falcons Final Whistle. In our series premiere, Scott, Tori and Kris go over what you need to know from the Week 1 loss to Philadelphia and how the Falcons need to improve heading into next week's game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

    New Atlanta Falcons postgame podcast: 'Falcons Final Whistle'

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 8, 2021 0:45


    Welcome to Falcons Final Whistle – an Atlanta Falcons postgame podcast where experts react and provide informed analysis of the Atlanta Falcons on-field performance. Join Atlanta Falcons Insiders Scott Bair, Tori McElhaney and Kris Rhim as they breakdown the latest Atlanta Falcons game action and what it means for the team's success. Like and subscribe to join us for the lively debate on Falcons Final Whistle.

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