Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 11/11/14
After a weekend full of exciting football matchups, I was excited to watch the Monday night game featuring the meeting of two undefeated teams, the Denver Broncos visiting the Atlanta Falcons. Ok, the league has only played one week, but Denver was impressive in beating Pittsburgh 31 to 19 at home on September 9 in the Sunday night game while Atlanta used a dominant second half in beating Kansas City 40 to 24 on a Sunday afternoon.  The fan bases of each respective team were thinking bold thoughts of championship potential, but they would need to show well in the matchup to build upon those expectations. Atlanta took advantage of four first half turnovers to stake themselves to a 20 to 7 lead and extended it to 20 points before Peyton Manning and the Broncos rallied with two late touchdowns to get the game to 27 to 21, but they couldn’t get any closer as Atlanta held on for the win.  Denver drops to 1 and 1 on the year with the loss and returns home to host Houston while Atlanta tra...
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