Originally posted on Midwest Sports Fans  |  Last updated 10/31/12
We’re near the midway point of the 2012 NFL season. So let’s go team-by-team in the NFC and analyze how each has performed so far this season, and how they look for the immediate future. Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan is an early MVP candidate with his strong start to the 2012 season. NFC South Atlanta Falcons: Record 7-0 The Falcons came off their bye and looked like the best team in the NFL. Matt Ryan returned home to Philadelphia, and it was quite the homecoming. He threw three touchdowns and led the Falcons to six straight scoring drives to start the game in their 30-17 win. They host the struggling Dallas Cowboys in week 9 looking for the franchise’s first 8-0 start in team history. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Record 3-4 The Bucs went into Minneapolis and put a beatdown on the Vikings on Thursday night. Rookie running back Doug Martin had his coming out party with 214 yards of offense on the ground and through the air, adding two touchdowns. With Atlanta holding a four-game lead in t...
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