Found June 14, 2012 on Grits Blitz:
Taking a quick look at the Falcons’ 2012 schedule (listed below) two things require immediate attention. First, there isn’t an “easy” game to be found. Second, the Falcons have a bit of a scheduling anomaly in that they do not play back-to-back home games or back-to-back road games at any point in the season. People will argue that there are no easy games in the NFL. That said, there is always a team or two that everyone knows will struggle to truly compete. I honestly don’t see one of those teams on the Falcons schedule. For instance, the Washington Redskins beat the Super Bowl Champion New York Giants TWICE last year; both times handily. Additionally, they played both New England (the Giants Super Bowl opponent) and San Francisco (the Giants NFC Championship game opponent) losing by seven and eight points respectively. Granted, Washington was 5-11 and had some bad loses (Carolina and Miami both by 13) but you don’t accidentally beat the Super Bowl champions twice. Moreover, they ...
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