If Atlanta isn’t kissing the feet (or at least the right foot) of kicker Matt Bryant, now would be a good time to start. With two game-winning field goals in the past three weeks, it’s safe to say Atlanta may not be a perfect 6-0 without their clutch kicker.
With the ground games of both teams near the bottom both on the offensive and defensive sides, the ability of one team to either establish a running game or prevent one may decide this game.
Atlanta may be one of just two undefeated teams left in the NFL, but that doesn’t mean they’ve been perfect. With another potential trap game against the Oakland Raiders this Sunday, Mike Smith knows Atlanta needs to learn from its mistakes to avoid their first loss of the season.
Do football teams really need “bad citizens” to be successful in the league? With three straight wins to start the season and two straight weeks with a player arrested following the game, the Atlanta Falcons may unfortunately be proving that Allen Pinkett knew what he was talking about.
One of the drawbacks to playing a Monday Night Football game is that you have even less time to prepare for the following week’s match-up. Less preparation time means a greater chance for injuries. Falcons head coach Mike Smith is not taking any chances with several players sitting out practice this week, but it remains to be seen who will take the field.
Unanswered questions from the preseason will finally begin to take shape when the Falcons head to Arrowhead Stadium Sunday.
The Tim Tebow era in Denver will continue at least for another year. VP of football operations John Elway says Tebow has earned the right to be the starting quarterback going into training camp next […]