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Thanks, Baltimore!

Posted on: December 20, 2010 5:50 pm
 

In my last post, I mentioned that I was pulling for the Ravens to beat the Saints, to give the Falcons a 2 game lead and almost assure the Birds of an NFC South title. Well, they DID beat New Orleans, so I would like to offer my thanks to the Baltimore Ravens for their help.

Now the Falcons are 2 games up in the South, with only games against the Saints next Sunday and the lowly Carolina Panthers in the regular season finale left. Both games are in the Georgia Dome, where Atlanta is undefeated so far this season. With just one win in those last two games, it's game, set match, NFC South championship and home field advantage throughout the playoffs, Atlanta.

Now, it would definitely be sweet to nail down the division championship by sweeping the reigning Super Bowl champs next week (they can definitely do it, after all we DID beat them in the Louisiana Superdome earlier this year). But if , by some stretch of the imagination, the Saints WERE to leave here next Sunday with the win, the Falcons would STILL have to lose to the 2-12 Panthers the following week for the Saints to take the division title and home field advantage away.

AIN'T GONNA HAPPEN, FOLKS!

Let me be among the first to say it....the Falcons are 2010 NFC South Champs, and if they play another game away from home this year, it will be the Super Bowl!

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