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Coming in to Sunday's match up between the 5-0 Atlanta Falcons and the 1-3 Oakland Raiders, most people analyzing the game across the country figured it might be a lopsided affair with the Falcons easily getting past the Raiders.Oakland played well, well enough to give themselves a chance on the road at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, but in the end; could not muster enough pressure on defense to stop the Falcons from driving to a game winning field goal by kicker Matt Bryant.The Hero of the game, and game ball, goes to Atlanta Falcons defensive end John Abraham for his relentless pressure and harassment all day of Raiders quarterback Carson Palmer.Abraham's motor was on full throttle Sunday in Atlanta, propelling the Falcons to another victory and improving their best start ever to begin a season; they now stand at 6-0 entering their bye week.John Abraham abused the Oakland Raiders offensive linemen, in particular left tackle Jared Veldheer whom Abraham blew by in the third qu...
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