The New Orleans Saints’ resident trash talker Keenan Lewis said he and his team planned to give the Atlanta Falcons their funeral.
But on this day, it was Atlanta taking the role of the undertaker.
At the half, the Atlanta Falcons were down 31-7 to the Green Bay Packers, and it looked like the game was slated to get worse in the second half.
Patrick Peterson said he wanted Julio Jones one-on-one.
Be careful what you wish for.
I took more time than usual to put this recap together because I couldn’t figure out what to say about this Atlanta Falcons team.
And it’s not as if there’s a shortage of things to say. Any unflattering adjective fits the bill.
It’s strange to say, but the 4-6 Atlanta Falcons are leading the NFC South.
With a 19-17 win over the Carolina Panthers coupled with a New Orleans Saints 27-10 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals, the Falcons are sitting atop the division.
Blowing a 21-point lead was the largest in Atlanta Falcons history, setting a new low for the franchise and the current regime.
The Falcons lost their fifth consecutive game after losing 22-21 to the Detroit Lions in London after jumping out to a 21-0 lead in the first half.
Matt Bryant’s 57-yard field goal attempt in the second quarter bounced off the crossbar with a doink as if to signify the end of the Atlanta Falcons’ 2014 season.
The Falcons extended their losing streak to four after coming up short 29-7 to the Baltimore Ravens. Atlanta is now 2-5 with an 0-4 record on the road.
The Atlanta Falcons had a 20-10 lead in the third quarter on the New York Giants.
But the Giants scored 20 unaswered points to take get the 30-20 victory.