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The Bird Cage:
Can the Birds Restore Some Much Needed Confidence with Win?
Anyone Have a Memory Eraser? (J.Getz/AJC)
The “Debacle in the Dome” shook most fans to their core and its one of those type of losses that’s so bad, that it takes a long time to get rid of in many fans minds and hearts. Some think that it may have even ripped off a mask of this team, specifically the coaching staff, that has shown it to not be truly considered in the conversation of elite. The Falcons need this win against the Super Bowl defending Champion Green Bay Packers in so many ways.
Most of which is to remind a nervous fan base that this team can still compete at the highest levels with goals of titles in their minds. It all was going along magnificent with the Falcons getting the #1 Seed in the NFC, home-field advantage, and looking invincible at home. Then the nightmare just kept getting worse and worse and ended with one of the worst playoff blowouts (at home) in NFL history.
Not many can get too upset if
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The Packers don’t need this. This is a team that emphasizes the “team” concept more than any other.That’s why Jermichael Finley’s comments this week were so disconcerting. In fact, it’s time for him to simply shut it down and get in … [visit site to read more]Jermichael Finley’s comments smack of selfishness - Lombardi Ave - Lombardi Ave - A Green Bay Packers Blog
Green Bay has become home for Packers wide receiver Jordy Nelson - and it will be for at least another three seasons.
Nelson confirmed Wednesday that he has signed a contract extension that will keep him on the team through the 2014 season.
Nelson, a second-round pick out of Kansas State in 2008, began to blossom toward the end of last season and caught nine passes for 140 yards...
Even with his typically reduced practice regimen, Charles Woodson is having a big year. Plus, Clay Matthews is held out of practice for a third consecutive day, final injury reports for both teams and more from Friday.
Good morning! The Morning Flight provides you with a healthy helping of links every morning to the top Falcons-related stories around the internet to get your day started. Enjoy your breakfast, your coffee, put off your work (just keep an eye out for the boss), and get your early morning football fix. The links begin after the jump… … [visit site to read more]Morning Flight...
Hot News for QB Aaron Rodgers
The Atlanta Falcons do not need to be reminded of how badly they were dominated by Green Bay in the playoffs last season. They also know the challenge of beating the Packers this time might be even tougher.
Seven months after the Packers stormed through Atlanta on their way to a Super Bowl title, the Falcons get a shot to avenge that loss Sunday night at the Georgia Dome.
After leading Green Bay to a dominating win over the Denver Broncos, 2011 first quarter MVP and Packers QB Aaron Rodgers gets my Game Ball for Week 4 of the 2011 NFL season One quarter of the 2011 NFL’s “Back to Football” season is already in the books with the recent close of Week 4 [...]