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Falcons bury Saints in 30-14 drubbing

Robert McClain had a key interception in the fourth quarter. (Rogelio Solis)

Robert McClain had a key interception in the fourth quarter. (Rogelio Solis)

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.

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Falcons lose 27-20 to Steelers

The Falcons can still win the division by winning their two final games. (Curtis Compton)

The Falcons can still win the division by winning their two final games. (Curtis Compton)

Even with the 27-20 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers, the 5-9 Atlanta Falcons can still win the NFC South by winning their next two games.

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Falcons’ second half rally not enough in 43-37 loss to Packers

Julio Jones turned in another monster game. (Tom Lynn)

Julio Jones turned in another monster game. (Tom Lynn)

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.

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Julio Jones dominates as Falcons win 29-18 over Cardinals

Julio Jones could not be stopped Sunday. (Brynn Anderson)

Julio Jones could not be stopped Sunday. (Brynn Anderson)

Patrick Peterson said he wanted Julio Jones one-on-one.

Be careful what you wish for.

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Falcons’ return home spoiled by Browns in 26-24 defeat

 

Despite the loss, the Falcons are miraculously still in first place in the NFC South. (Brynn Anderson)

Despite the loss, the Falcons are miraculously still in first place in the NFC South. (Brynn Anderson)

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.

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Falcons atop dreadful NFC South with 19-17 win over Panthers

Ra'Shede Hageman blocked Graham Gano's 63-yard field goal attempt to win the game.  (Bob Leverone)

Ra’Shede Hageman blocked Graham Gano’s 63-yard field goal attempt to win the game. (Bob Leverone)

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.

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Falcons blow largest lead in franchise history in 22-21 loss to Lions

Sunday's loss against the Detroit Lions was one of the worst under the current regime. (Mike Smith)

Sunday’s loss against the Detroit Lions was one of the worst under the current regime. (Mike Smith)

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.

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Falcons Routed 29-7 by Ravens

Mike Smith's time in Atlanta is coming to an end.  (Gail Burton)

Mike Smith’s tenure as head coach in Atlanta is coming to an end. (Gail Burton)

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.

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Falcons lose 27-13 to Bears in must-win home game

Julio Jones didn't have his best game. (John Bazemore)

Julio Jones didn’t have his best game. (John Bazemore)

The Atlanta Falcons used to be seemingly unstoppable at home. There was an aura of invincibility whenever the Falcons were in the Georgia Dome hosting an opponent.

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Falcons Blow Double-Digit Lead in 30-20 Loss to Giants

Robert Alford didn't have his best game. (Seth Wenig)

Robert Alford didn’t exactly have his best game as a professional. (Seth Wenig)

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.

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