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Thoughts on a half-century of Falcons heartbreak

The night the losing finally ended only to come roaring back once again, there was a quiet peace inside one man’s house out in Roswell. Yes, the night Atlanta almost won the Super Bowl—finally shaking off that dubious nickname of Loserville—and somehow still lost the Super Bowl, life went on. If only, perhaps, because that man knows the hounding howl of disappointment better than most.
Free Tile Atlanta

Want a Tile? The company is passing out 51,000 trackers to Atlanta Falcons fans on Friday

Sick of losing something worse than a Super Bowl? Here's how you can snag a free Tile on Friday.
Dugans Atlanta Super Bowl LI

Super Bowl LI was a good game. Let’s remember that.

When Pastor Troy’s “No Mo Play in GA” started playing inside Dugans, everyone chanted along with the chorus: “We ready, we ready.” An elderly man who had, up until that moment, been calmly enjoying his cigar, leapt to his feet and swayed, punctuating his moves with flicks of his wrists.
Matt Ryan Atlanta Falcons Super Bowl loss

The Atlanta Falcons are uplifting and frustrating—and I love them

I moved to Atlanta from Indianapolis in July 2007, just months after the Colts won their first Super Bowl victory. A week later, Michael Vick was indicted. I traded a dynasty for a laughingstock. But hope arrived when Matt Ryan was drafted in 2008.
Arthur Blank Super Bowl LI

Two days before Super Bowl, Arthur Blank is as cool as can be

This Sunday, Arthur Blank's team could finally win its first Lombardi Trophy. Is the longtime Atlanta Falcons owner nervous? “No. I’m anxious for Sunday to get here.”

Wacky, tacky, and just plain cool Atlanta Falcons merch

If there ever were a time to stock up on ridiculous or expensive Falcons merch, it’s now. It’s easy to find a boring old hat and jersey, but you can’t just waltz into a Superbowl party (or, gasp, host one) with rookie gear.

5 essential Texan foods for your Super Bowl tailgate party in Houston

Going to Houston this weekend for Super Bowl LI? When in Texas, do as the Texans do. Upgrade your tailgate with these five local foods.
Where to watch the Super Bowl in Atlanta

Where to watch the Super Bowl in Atlanta

Where can you watch the Atlanta Falcons play in Super Bowl LI? Here are the restaurants and bars who are hosting watch parties and specials.
Atlanta Falcons Super Bowl LI

Everything you need to know about the Atlanta Falcons

A quick primer to help you fit in at any Super Bowl Sunday soiree.
Arthur Blank

Q&A: How Arthur Blank is feeling 10 days before Super Bowl LI

Arthur Blank knows his 31-year-old quarterback, Matt Ryan, so well that the two men often text each other, but even he was surprised last night when he saw Ryan told Pro Football Talk that he'd like to still be playing at Tom Brady’s age of 39. “Matt never told me that, so it made my night.”

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