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Biggest 2018 NFL Draft Needs for NFC South Teams

Sean Payton and the Saints looking to add reinforcements as they gear up to defend their division title
Biggest 2018 NFL Draft Needs for NFC South Teams

The NFC South was arguably the toughest division in the NFL in 2017 as three teams posted double-digit wins and made the playoffs. The New Orleans Saints benefitted from one of the best home-field advantages in the league to capture the division title.

 

Tony Gonzalez Talks Guacamole, Basketball, and Gronk

Tony Gonzalez has a guacamole recipe perfect for game day
Tony Gonzalez has a guacamole recipe perfect for game day

Tony Gonzalez is arguably the greatest tight end in NFL history, playing 17 seasons with the Kansas City Chiefs and Atlanta Falcons. It’s easy to forget that Gonzalez, 42, also played college basketball at Cal, advancing to the Sweet 16 in the 1997 NCAA Tournament. We caught up with the two-sport star to talk hoops, Martyball, life philosophy and a great guacamole recipe.

 

You played football and basketball at Cal. Did those two worlds ever collide?

NFC Divisional Playoff Preview and Predictions: Atlanta Falcons vs. Philadelphia Eagles

Can Nick Foles and the Eagles find a way against the reigning NFC champs?
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NFC Divisional Playoff Preview and Predictions: Atlanta Falcons vs. Philadelphia Eagles

The opening game of the Divisional Round of the NFL playoffs pits the Atlanta Falcons versus the Philadelphia Eagles in a case of the underdog versus the favorite. Or is it the favorite versus the underdog?

 

It’s hard to tell.

 

NFC Wild Card Preview and Prediction: Atlanta Falcons vs. Los Angeles Rams

Upstart Rams make their long-awaited return to the playoffs against the defending NFC champion Falcons
NFC Wild Card Preview and Prediction: Atlanta Falcons vs. Los Angeles Rams

The Atlanta Falcons will make the long trip west to face the Los Angeles Rams for a prime-time NFC Wild Card matchup on Saturday. It will mark the first time the Rams have hosted a playoff game inside the famed Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum since the NFC Championship Game on Jan. 7, 1979. It also marks the Rams' first playoff appearance since 2004.

 

Carolina Panthers vs. Atlanta Falcons Preview and Prediction

The Falcons host the Panthers in a divisional showdown that could drastically alter the final NFC playoff picture
Carolina Panthers vs. Atlanta Falcons Preview and Prediction

Sunday’s NFC South clash between the Carolina Panthers (11-4) and Atlanta Falcons (9-6) looms as large as any game on the Week 17 schedule. That’s because this matchup between division rivals could play a significant role in shaping the final NFC playoff picture.

 

Atlanta Falcons vs. New Orleans Saints Preview and Prediction

NFC South rivals face off again two weeks after their grudge match in Atlanta
Atlanta Falcons vs. New Orleans Saints Preview and Prediction

Two weeks after a hotly contested matchup, Atlanta and New Orleans will go back at it; his time with first place in the NFC South on the line.

 

Monday Night Football: Atlanta Falcons vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers Preview and Prediction

There's plenty at stake for the Falcons tonight against division foe Tampa Bay
Monday Night Football: Atlanta Falcons vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers Preview and Prediction

The Atlanta Falcons will make their first road trip in almost a month to take on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in an all-important NFC South matchup that could have serious division and playoff implications. This will mark the second meeting between these teams in the last three weeks.

Thursday Night Football: New Orleans Saints vs. Atlanta Falcons Preview and Prediction

Bitter NFC South rivals kick off Week 14
Thursday Night Football: New Orleans Saints vs. Atlanta Falcons Preview and Prediction

With just four games left in the regular season, New Orleans is two games up on Atlanta for first place in the NFC South. The Saints (9-3) finished off a season sweep of the Panthers with a 31-21 win at home last Sunday, while the Falcons (7-5) were held without a touchdown in a 14-9 home loss to Minnesota.

 

Monday Night Football: Atlanta Falcons vs. Seattle Seahawks Preview and Prediction

Matt Ryan and the Falcons are in Seattle to take on the Seahawks' depleted defense
Monday Night Football: Atlanta Falcons vs. Seattle Seahawks Preview and Prediction

Week 11 in the NFL concludes with a “Monday Night Football” pairing of teams that are at a crossroads due to a combination of key injuries and a Super Bowl hangover as the Seattle Seahawks (6-3) host the Atlanta Falcons (5-4) at CenturyLink Field.

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