Found October 26, 2012 on Football Extra Points:
The Falcons are undefeated and at the top of the league.  Matt Ryan has had a lot of success in the regular season, but it has not translated into the post season.  The Falcons offense has not been in question, now is their defense good enough to win it all? Here's a look at their remaining schedule, predictions and the rest of their division. @ Philadelphia - The Falcons are undefeated but I think they get their first loss on the road in Phili.  The Eagles make enough plays to win. Dallas - The Cowboys are too inconsistent and the Falcons and Ryan don't lose at home.  @ New Orleans - The Saints are a train wreck and aren't going anywhere this season, Falcons win. Arizona - The Cardinals have a solid defense but no QB.  No chance they beat Atlanta at home. @ Tampa Bay - The Bucs are up and down this season and have some young talent but not enough to beat the Falcons. New Orleans - Drew Brees will continue to put up some huge numbers but they d...

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