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Falcons Welcome the Pack into Town
Posted By Josh Brown On Oct 7 2011 @ 6:03 pm In Atlanta Falcons | No Comments
The Falcons’ game last week was ugly. Well at least it was ugly at the end. But the Falcons won in the end, so that’s all that matters right? Not necessarily. The Falcons should have ended on a good note considering who they’re playing this week. And they just happen to be playing the Super Bowl Champs this week.
But the Falcons’ have something to play for this week. As we all remember, the Falcons’ got embarrassed in the first round of the divisional playoffs last season by none other than Green Bay. That gives the Falcons enough motivation to upset the Champs. Which I think is possible. I don’t follow Green Bay much, but every team is beatable. Even high-powered offenses and great defenses. I do recall that the Falcons have an explosive offense of their own, even if it hasn’t been utilized much this season.
The Falcons, at 2-2, have lost two games they should have won, beaten a team they should have beat, and beaten another team that many predicted would beat the Falcons. You all can figure out who those teams were. The offense has been a slight disappointment, mainly because off our offensive line’s struggles. The defense has been solid at times but there have been plenty of breakdowns in coverage. Last week’s first half against the Seahawks was a perfect example of our Falcons’ football is supposed to be. The second half of last week is exactly how it has been the first four weeks: Bad.
The Packers are 4-0 and Aaron Rodgers is having another good year. He is tearing apart defenses with a pass-happy offense and always looks good. The Falcons’ defense needs to minimize breakdown in their coverage or otherwise Rodgers will have another easy game. The Packers’ run game has been mild, but this has been true for several seasons now.
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