The Atlanta Falcons and Carolina Panthers are two franchises deep in rebuilding mode, heading into "Thursday Night Football" this week with a combined record of 4-10. There remains a major difference between them, though. While one team entered the year in that mindset, the other found themselves forced there following a nightmarish start.
"Monday Night Football" has a new broadcast team this year. Louis Riddick and Brian Griese are the analysts, while Steve Levy is covering play-by-play. Here are five facts you may or may not know about Riddick (above, far left).
Week 3 of the 2020 NFL season features a matchup between two teams heading in different directions. The Chicago Bears (2-0) are looking to remain undefeated as they head south this Sunday to take on an Atlanta Falcons (0-2) team that's very hungry for a win.
At 43 years, one month, and 10 days, Tom Brady became the oldest player in NFL history to score a touchdown when he carried the ball into the end zone against the Saints in Week 1. For the past several years, it has seemed that he could play as long as he wants. But now that the "oldest" distinctions are kicking in on a weekly basis, it is important to remember that Brady would need to play through at least 2021 if he is going to make some headway into the below list.
Two teams that should be "mad as hell" after Week 1 — the Atlanta Falcons and the Dallas Cowboys — will meet up on Sunday afternoon at AT&T Stadium. The Falcons (0-1) need to get a win to keep pace in the NFC South.
The Seattle Seahawks and Atlanta Falcons will get together on Sunday afternoon to start off an unprecedented 2020 NFL season at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta. These two teams met last October, as Seattle sprinted out to a 24-0 lead at halftime and held off a second-half Falcons rally for a 27-20 victory.