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Talkin' Birdy

Talkin' Birdy

By Chase Irle
Matt Karoly and the SportsTalk ATL Team, along with special guests, come together to cover every aspect of the Atlanta Falcons.
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NFC South Breakdown 2.0: Tampa Bay Buccaneers w/ Trevor Sikkema

Talkin' Birdy

NFC South Breakdown 3.0: New Orleans Saints w/ John Hendrix
Matt Karoly, Alex Lord, and Jake Gordon are joined John Hendrix, who covers the Saints for Sports Illustrated. Together, they break down the Falcons arch rivals from all angles and also discuss Terry Fontenot, who came over from New Orleans to take the Falcons GM position. 
July 22, 2021
NFC South Breakdown 2.0: Tampa Bay Buccaneers w/ Trevor Sikkema
Matt Karoly, Alex Lord, and Jake Gordon are joined by Trevor Sikkema -- a Sr. Draft Analyst for The Draft Network -- to discuss the defending Super Bowl Champions. The four discuss what led to Tampa Bay's 2020 turnaround, whether it will be sustainable in 2021, the rise of Devin White, and much more. 
July 14, 2021
NFC South Breakdown 1.0: Carolina Panthers w/ Billy Marshall
In our 10th episode of Talkin' Birdy, Billy Marshall -- the co-host of The Roar podcast, part of the Blue Wire podcast network -- joins Matt Karoly, Jake Gordon, and Alex Lord to break down what the Falcons can expect from the Panthers this season. Can Sam Darnold revive Carolina? is Joe Brady the next offensive genius to emerge in the NFL? All of that and more in our NFC South breakdown 1.0. 
July 6, 2021
Falcons Offseason Therapy Session with The Falcoholic Himself Dave Choate
In Episode 9 of Talkin' Birdy, Matt Karoly and Jake Gordon are joined by The Falcoholic himself Dave Choate to recap what has been a memorable offseason for the Atlanta Falcons 
June 23, 2021
Recapping Mini Camp, Arthur Smith, and Taking a Look at the Preseason Schedule
Matt Karoly, Jake Gordon, and Alex Lord return for Episode 8 of Talkin' Birdy. The three go over all the hot topics at mini camp and discuss Arthur Smith's no-nonsense personality as well as the recently released preseason schedule. 
June 16, 2021
Closing the Book on the Julio Jones Era in Atlanta
Aaron Freeman of the Locked on Falcons Podcast joins Matt Karoly, Jake Gordon, and Alex Lord to discuss the end of the Julio Jones era in Atlanta and what's next for the Falcons 
June 10, 2021
Talkin' Birdy Mailbag
The guys cover the latest on the Julio Jones rumors then answer your questions in the first of many Talkin' Birdy Mailbags
June 2, 2021
Where did it all go wrong with Julio Jones?
Matt Karoly, Alex Lord, and Chase Irle break down the Julio Jones drama from all angles. Where did it all go wrong between him and the Falcons? Who is to blame? What can the Falcons get in a potential trade? and more! 
May 27, 2021
Breaking Down the Falcons 2021 Schedule
In the 4th episode of the Talkin' Birdy podcast, the guys break down the Falcons newly released schedule, talk about rookie minicamp, and provide some bold predictions for the rookies in their first season. 
May 19, 2021
Breaking down the Falcons defensive draft selections
We're back for Episode 3 of the Talkin' Birdy Podcast. This week, Matt Karoly and Alex Lord break down the defensive prospects the Falcons selected in draft. They also discuss popular undrafted free agents on that side of the ball and the potential Falcons depth chart. As a cherry on top, the guys give a brief breakdown of Atlanta's Week 1 matchup versus Philadelphia. 
May 13, 2021
Evaluating the offensive side of the ball following the NFL Draft
Matt Karoly, Jake Gordon, and Alex Lord are back with Episode 2 of the Talkin' Birdy podcast. In this episode, they break down the offensive prospects the Falcons added through the draft and what the depth chart might look like on that side of the ball as we approach the season. 
May 5, 2021
How will the Falcons approach the NFL Draft?
Matt Karoly, Jake Gordon, and Alex Lord provide their insight and give their predictions on how the Falcons will approach April 29th's potentially franchise altering NFL Draft. 
April 28, 2021