Found September 26, 2013 on Patriots Life:
After surviving injuries and inexperience to start the season 3-0, the Patriots now head into arguably the toughest three game stretch on their 2013 schedule. That stretch starts this Sunday night with a showdown against Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons. Here's a look at some of the matchups that could decide the game. When Atlanta Has the Ball: Ok, good news first. You are probably getting Atlanta at it's weakest, as the Falcons are almost as banged up as the Patriots. Atlanta's bell-cow back, Steven Jackson, is out with a hamstring injury. Also, star receiver Roddy White has been a shell of his normal, highly-productive self while fighting through a painful high ankle sprain. With those two out or limited, the Atlanta offense has still been decent, but has yet to live up to last season's lofty standards. The bad news is that this is still, by far, the best offense the Patriots have faced this year. Aqib Talib did a solid job on Vincent Jackson (aided by Jackson...
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