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One favor to ask of Kirby Smart… Let more people talk!

One favor to ask of Kirby Smart… Let more people talk!

March 24, 2021 – BY DAN MATHEWS 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – Kirby Smart should allow for more players to meet with the media. The same with his coaches too.  Before the start of spring practice, Kirby Smart did make a handful of assistant coaches (Dell McGee, Matt Luke and Cortez Hankton) available to the…read more »

The Falcons Restructure Matt Ryan’s Contract

The Falcons Restructure Matt Ryan’s Contract

March 18, 2021 – BY BUCK BELUE 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – So, the new Falcons restructured Matt Ryan’s contract, in order to get under the NFL salary cap. Sounds like they spread $21M over the next three years into a signing bonus, which saved roughly $14M against the cap right now. Let’s read the…read more »

I Wish It Was Sean Payton Leaving NOLA

I Wish It Was Sean Payton Leaving NOLA

March 16, 2021 – BY MATT EDGAR 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – As a lifelong Falcons fan, I probably don’t hate Drew Brees as much as I should. I certainly don’t like the guy, however, like most of you I respect him every much. To be honest, as much as his game has declined the…read more »

Who I believe, Chubb or Propst? The decision is simple

Who I believe, Chubb or Propst? The decision is simple

FILE – Georgia running back Nick Chubb (27) runs in the first half of an NCAA college football game against the Samford Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017, in Athens, Ga. Rush Propst alleges Chubb took money from Kirby Smart to remain at UGA. (AP FILE Photo/John Bazemore) March 9, 2021 BY DAN MATHEWS 680 THE FAN…read more »

Will Kirby Smart win a national title? I’m not so sure

Will Kirby Smart win a national title? I’m not so sure

March 4, 2021 – BY DAN MATHEWS 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – It’s honestly fine to wonder if indeed Georgia will win a national title under Kirby Smart.  At this point, I say ‘I don’t know.’ The potential is there and that cannot be denied.  Let’s go through what Smart has done well in Athens…read more »

Off Season Preview: NFC South – Carolina Panthers

Off Season Preview: NFC South – Carolina Panthers

NFC South – Carolina Panthers 2020 Record: 5-11 | Projected Cap Space: $6 Million BY CARLOS MEDINA 680  THE FAN, ATLANTA – Working on a Turnaround: It would make perfect sense if Panthers head coach Matt Rhule carried around a business card that read, “turnaround artist”. That’s what he’s been able to do in every…read more »

Hope on The Flats for Georgia Tech

Hope on The Flats for Georgia Tech

Feb. 22, 2021 – MATT EDGAR 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – It’s the last week of February and I’m finally getting over my disappointment of the 2020 football season on The Flats. A spark has ignited inside me as of late, I guess it’s all the talk about Spring Practice, and I’m starting to think…read more »

Sports Media Watchdog: Tim Tebow, NASCAR, and the NBA All-star game

Sports Media Watchdog: Tim Tebow, NASCAR, and the NBA All-star game

Feb.19, 2021 – BY MATT EDGAR 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – Notes From The Corner Office / Sports Media Watchdog • Tim Tebow is retiring from baseball. There’s been enough shots taken at him with that news, and I certainly understand why, but separate of his failed baseball career, is it just me that finds…read more »

NFL Preview: NFC South – Atlanta Falcons

NFL Preview: NFC South – Atlanta Falcons

Feb.17, 2021 – BY CARLOS MEDINA 680 THE FAN, ATLANTA – NFC South – Atlanta Falcons2020 Record: 4-12 | Projected Cap Space: $32 Million Over Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan (2) runs against the New Orleans Saints during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 6, 2020, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)…read more »

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