“The Extra Point” topics were Yasiel Puig star in the making for the Dodgers, John McCain trying to get blackout rule changed. Also Roddy White contract situation.
Hey Falcons fans. For the past few years, especially under the Mike Smith regime, the majority of players have been “status quo” when it comes to how they address issues with the team, how they […]
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.
Frank Gore ran for a pair of second-half touchdowns and the 49ers rebounded from a 17-0 deficit to beat the Atlanta Falcons 28-24 in the NFC championship game Sunday, sending San Francisco to the Super Bowl for the first time since 1995.
Specifically, the secondary of Atlanta will be the most shallow. With two starting secondary players, this may be the game where Atlanta seed how deep their defense truly is.
Two final games in Atlanta’s 2012 regular season. If they win out, they’ll tie the franchise record for most wins in a season with the 1998 squad that went to the Super Bowl. Still, more people are going to be interested in seeing if and when Megatron will surpass Jerry Rice.
The beauty of the Falcons passing offense is while you never know which of the Big Three will come up with the big stats, you always know one of them will do just that. However, with Roddy potentially out against New York, Julio Jones and Tony Gonzalez may have to work that much harder to ensure Roddy’s production isn’t missed.
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?
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?
If winning a football game was based on style points, Atlanta would have been crushed in their 23-19 win against Arizona. However, the only thing that matters in football is the scoreboard.