Every week takes a toll on players’ bodies. Yet there always seems like certain teams can’t prevent catching the injury bug. That may have just happened to the Falcons.
The barometer in all sporting events isn’t the number of points a team puts up, but the number of wins. If you only look at that for Atlanta’s upcoming game against Dallas, it should be a walk in the park for the Falcons. Yet this is one of those times where it’s important to pay attention to stats, because that’s one way Dallas may finally hand Atlanta its first loss of the season.
Atlanta is great at converting third downs. Philly is great at stopping them. There’s a good chance the winner may be decided on one team’s ability to either prevent or convert those crucial third down plays.
As the lone undefeated team in the NFL, every team Atlanta now faces will be gunning to be the first team to deal the Falcons a loss. With Week 7 as their bye week, Atlanta has a great opportunity to let their players rest and deal with any nagging injuries as they prepare for their Week 8 contest against Philly.
Peyton Manning may be new in the Denver Broncos organization, but that doesn’t mean he’s new to the Atlanta Falcons players or coaches.
On April 25, 2012, the Atlanta Falcons acquired Samuel from the Philadelphia Eagles, trading a 2012 seventh-round draft pick for the cornerback. In his first game as a Falcon, Samuel recorded three tackles. With the loss of Atlanta’s other Pro Bowl cornerback, Brent Grimes, Samuel will be expected to keep the defense strong as Grimes recovers from a torn Achilles tendon.
Four-time Pro Bowl cornerback Asante Samuel is coming to the Atlanta Falcons. The Falcons on Wednesday gave up a seventh-round draft pick to acquire Samuel from the Philadelphia Eagles. The Falcons announced the trade after […]
Atlanta Falcons’ officials announced yesterday that CB Brent Grimes had signed his one year franchise tender that he had originally refused to sign meaning the veteran CB will be in a Falcons’ uniform when the […]