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  1. Dear Mr. Blank - If Dan Quinn remains head coach after today’s game, I will not spend another second watching this team or giving you my hard-earned money. How many more games will you allow your HEAD COACH to cost your team games? After years of questionable decisions and then insanely boneheaded decisions the past two weeks — last weekend him not challenging a clear touchdown and today giving the Cowboys at extra 8 yards, which was just enough for a hooking field goal to go through the uprights — he must go. Dan Quinn seems like a nice fella but he is fully incapable of leading us to a championship. As a head coach in the National Football League, he clearly doesn’t understand the basics of football…when to call time outs, how to eat clock with a lead, when to challenge and not challenge calls, etc., etc., etc. And as importantly, Coach Quinn is obviously unable to get his team ready to beat teams like Cleveland (who doesn’t beat anybody) and Dallas at home, with the entire season on the line. Do I need to go into the 28–3 lead that he wilted away in the SUPER BOWL? Nope, everyone knows that story, but since every. single. opposing. fan. constantly reminds us of that atrocious meltdown, let me remind you…Dan Quinn blew THE BIGGEST LEAD IN SUPER BOWL HISTORY. All he had to do was run three times, kick a field goal (he must have forgot that we have one of the most consistent kickers in NFL history), and the Atlanta Falcons are Super Bowl champions. Yep, the basics. You do realize that Falcon fans will never live this down right? Well that is unless we finally hoist that beautiful Vince Lombardi trophy. We are wasting the golden years of our Hall of Fame talent. How much longer do you think Matt and Julio will play at this level? The past few seasons we’ve lost a slew of games to teams that we should not be losing to, in pretty horrific ways. Let me ask you something…do you ever feel overly confident going into a football game? I sure don’t, even when on paper we have a more talented team. Why? Because our head coach doesn’t properly prepare this team. We are an undisciplined, unfocused bunch far too often. Sure we had injuries this year, but Dan Quinn is supposed to be a brilliant defensive mind and his defenses have looked clueless all year. Loyalty is a great quality but not when it’s to a fault. Perhaps others won’t say it but I will…you are too loyal Arthur. Where did your loyalties get you with Mike Smith? Dan Quinn is Mike Smith 2.0 to a T. He’s a good talent evaluator but a terrible head coach. Look at where Smitty is now. Out of yet another job having recently been fired in Tampa Bay. You kept that guy around for far too long and I fear the same thing happening here. I’m tired of Quinn’s bland, repetitive answers when questioned about why we lost a game. I’m tired of his clichés and empty slogans (like “In Brotherhood”). I’m tired of his lack of fire when his team does stupid $hit game in, game out. I’m tired. Actually, I’m exhausted. Being a Falcon fan is completely exhausting. My family and I have been watching this team since year one. We had season tickets up until you point when you decided to build an unneeded stadium, charge an insane amount for PSL’s (effectively pricing us out), and turn our football field into an amusement park, creating empty seats throughout leading to zero energy and fan noise. My family was able to look past that though. While sitting in our seats at NRG Stadium during halftime of the Super Bowl, my brother, father, and I, finally felt that that the 50 years of hardship were worth it. We were finally going to see our beloved team win a title. Enter Dan Quinn. But hey, at least we have $2 hot dogs. Please Mr. Blank…I’m a 42 year old man virtually begging you at this point. Please bring us a proven winner. Please bring in a coach who understands the most simple aspects of the game. Please bring us a coach who doesn’t isn’t satisfied with a small lead and who doesn’t seem to enjoy every game going down to the wire. Please bring in a coach who has that Bill Belichick killer instinct and who goes for the jugular. MY jugular, and heart, simply can’t take it anyone. The fans deserve better. The franchise deserves better. You deserve better. Please. Sincerely, A lifelong Atlanta Falcon’s fan who can’t take more losing
  2. Let me clarify a few things first: I love this team through and through, and I think Arthur Blank and TD have overall done a great job as owner/GM. With that being said, I am so incredibly disappointed by our team's management these past two years. Devonta Freeman -- despite us having Tevin Coleman and plenty of draft stock -- received the highest paid contract for a RB in the LEAGUE. Desmond Trufant, despite missing the entirety of 2016 and our defense actually improving -- received an incredibly lucrative contract. Tevin Coleman has been reported to receive his money soon as well. If you thought this was going to be an anti-Julio thread, you might as well walk out because I'm about to BLAST this front office. Y'ALL MADE SAM BAKER one of the HIGHEST PAID TACKLES IN THE LEAGUE. SAM MOTHER****ING BAKER. HE HAD DINOSAUR ARMS, A BACK MADE OUT OF GLASS AND ONE PRODUCTIVE YEAR. ONE. Y'ALL ARE WILLING TO DISH OUT HUGE CONTRACTS TO PLAYERS THAT HAVE NOT EARNED IT AND THEN WHEN PLAYERS WHO ACTUALLY DESERVE BONUSES NEED IT, WE'RE ******. To the fans who think it'll be as easy as just trading Julio away from some draft stock..listen closely because you don't get it. You can replace Devonta Freeman and Desmond Trufant. You can't find another Julio. Sark was TERRIBLE in 2017 with the best receiver in the league, how bad do you think he's going to be without Julio drawing double teams? If TD ever lets DeBo walk, I'm retiring my football fandom. I'm furious, and I know a lot of y'all are too.
  3. With the end of a season that was disappointing for many, I decided to take a look back and appreciate where the franchise is at. I recognize that some feel that it's all pointless until the Falcons win a ring. While I can agree with that to an extent and it's certainly the first priority as fans and as a franchise, I wanted to take a minute to give some credit to Arthur Blank. I think we can all appreciate how crucial it is to have an owner that is set on doing what he think is best to win and then making it happen. With that in mind, I wanted to share a few numbers: As many of you know, the Falcons have played a total of 52 seasons, having first played in 1966. The first 36 season, under the ownership of Rankin Smith / the Smith family. The last 16 years under the ownership of Arthur Blank, who purchased the team in February of 2002. The Falcons' all time record is 351-443-6 - 44% Smith era 212-327-5 - 39% Blank era 139-116-1 - 54% Seasons finished with a winning record: Smith era 7 of 36 - 19% of seasons played Blank era 9 of 16 - 56% of seasons played Likewise, 6 of the teams playoff appearances came from the Smith where we managed 4 playoff wins and a SB appearance. During the blank era, 8 playoff appearances have produced 6 wins and a SB appearance. Really don't have much else to add, just thought I would share. I attached the spreadsheet below and here's the link to the info. Falcons history.xlsx
  4. I love our new owner Arthur Blank!! Did you see him dancing? Loved it!
  5. On her show, she was auctioning her wedding dress from the movie Mr. Wrong for her new charity called Start Rescue. While watching it, I looked for the winning bidder and lo and behold...It is our beloved owner Arthur Blank being the winner.. He won the dress for $8,000 for her charity as well as Ellen signed it. It is nice as a fan to have a great owner and person being generous and loving for animals.
  6. They've said that Arthur Blank will be on soon, might be worth a listen...
  7. On southpark i was like haha they did a good job drawing Arthur Blank
  8. If it wasn't for arthur blank we'd be the same ole falcons. Just think he deserves alot of credit for our success. He has been all about the ring from day one. Success has not came easy but look at us now. LOOK AT US NOW!
  9. Full head of hair. Camera friendly face. The writing is on the wall folks. Save this post. Mark it now. Nolan has EVERYTHING Blank looks for in a head coach. Mike Smith might not make it past pre-season.
  10. We fans miss you being on sidelines with your team in 4qtr. ( Alteast, on tv screen I dont see you ) Please make your presence available especially next to Shoddy White. May be you can bring some sense in to his potty head! PLEASE!!!!!
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