Shawn Zobel of draftheadquarters.com joined Overtime with Jim Murray to preview the NFL draft on Thursday. He talks about who he thinks will be picked first, which QB he thinks is the best in the […]
It’s tough to consider a team that finished the regular season 13-3 as not having lived up to expectations. Some would say that since Atlanta finally won a post season game for the first time in nearly a decade, the season was a success. Others would argue that because of the way Atlanta finished the season, it should be considered a disappointment.
Like last week against Seattle, Atlanta started out strong but couldn’t put the game out of reach for their opponents. Unlike last week, it cost them a victory this time.
The last time the Falcons had a 13-3 season, they sent nine players to the Pro Bowl. Even though Atlanta could end up with a better record than that, it isn’t showing up as far as Pro Bowl selections.
The Atlanta Falcons were simply outplayed in every facet of the game against the Carolina Panthers. The only good thing about this game is that Atlanta still has four weeks before the Playoffs begin to fix the problem’s this team still has.
In the span of four quick weeks, Atlanta saw its franchise-record winning streak end, Matt Ryan setting an infamous career pass record and ended an NFL record. To say the newsworthy moments this past month have been fast and furious is an understatement. Now with four games left, how have the Falcons been doing so far?
With the term “Cardiac Kids” used to describe teams always winning in the last seconds, Atlanta may want to think about being known as the “Flat-lining Falcons” with their five comeback victories so far this year.
Depth of a sports team is always important. You never know which star players are going to have to come out of the game. For the Falcons, there’s a chance they may be without a number of their key guys against Tampa Bay this week.
Thomas Dimitroff addressed the Falcons playoff philosophy, the rest of the regular season schedule, the return of Sean Weatherspoon and more. . . . .
Gorilla Monsoon said it best: “The irresistible force meets the immovable object.” But what happens when both teams appear to be built to exploit the opposite weakness of each other?