After winning two out of three during a seemingly impossible three-week gauntlet against a trio of playoff-bound teams, the San Francisco 49ers managed to slip up at home to the lowly Atlanta Falcons, 29-22, on Sunday.
There are certain wins and losses in NFL history that carry more weight than others. As the Atlanta Falcons found out last year, people remember when your team blows a 25-point lead in the Super Bowl.
The ballyhooed Super Bowl LI rematch was a dud on arrival thanks to a strong effort by the New England Patriots defense in a 23-7 Pats victory.
FOX Sports’ Jay Glazer reported that the FBI & NFL security teamed up to find Tom Brady’s missing Super Bowl LI jersey, which went missing immediately following New England’s historic triumph over the Atlanta Falcons last month.
Atlanta Falcons receiver Taylor Gabriel thought it was a good idea to tweet a picture of him badly beating New England Patriots cornerback Malcolm Butler during Super Bowl LI two weeks ago.
Chris Berman’s final night as ESPN’s “Face of the NFL” came to a rousing end. Following Super Bowl LI, Berman delivered the highlights of New England’s shocking comeback victory for the final time in his storied broadcasting career.
Poor Wes Durham and David Archer, who had the call of Atlanta’s complete fourth quarter and overtime meltdown.
After staging the greatest comeback in Super Bowl history, Tom Brady won his fifth Super Bowl ring in a wild 34-28 win.
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This is a tough one. I’ve racked my brain on this game for two weeks and see a lot of pitfalls on both sides. I’m not sure Atlanta’s offense can be significantly slowed by the Patriots defense.