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ScottF 12-21-2010 12:08 PM

The Mighty Falcons
 
...are only a 2 point favorite on Monday.
I know point spreads have been argued here before, but just remember how/why the point spreads are set. Bookies set the number so that an equal amount is bet on each team. Also, home field is generally worth 3 points.
So the real experts (not the idiots who pick games for yahoo or fox) think this will be a very close game.

SaintPauly 12-21-2010 12:12 PM

Falcons must die....

breesfan27 12-21-2010 12:15 PM

We will DESTROY Shatty Ice. And that guy from Avatar too...and the rest.

Beastmode 12-21-2010 12:36 PM

Another point, we are backed in a corner. If there is anything we are saving on both sides of the ball it will be cashed in.

Srgt. Hulka 12-21-2010 02:47 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by saintpaul25 (Post 271897)
Falcons must die....







Atlanta Falcons Team Picture - December 28, 2010

jnormand 12-21-2010 05:09 PM

All I want for Christmas is the Falcons to get their asses kicked.....well that and a new XBox 360 (mine is dying).

pherein 12-21-2010 05:33 PM

Come monday we remove the fowl taste from our mouths. Time to cook the ...


Rugby Saint II 12-21-2010 05:35 PM

The might falcons are setting pretty right now, but that ain't going to last long. We have key players coming back that we need and should give us the edge.

SaintFanInATLHELL 12-21-2010 05:49 PM

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Originally Posted by Beastmode (Post 271912)
Another point, we are backed in a corner. If there is anything we are saving on both sides of the ball it will be cashed in.

Backed into a corner is a bit strong. While it is true that any hopes of winning the NFC South crown, and a guarantee to be in the playoffs ride on this game, it isn't a "win or out" situation by any stretch of the imagination.

Let's take a look at the playoff scenarios for this week.

NFL Playoff Scenarios Week 16 - SB Nation Cleveland

Saints win or TB loss (or tie by either).

That's easy enough.

I think there's a psych game to be played here. It's likely that the Saints may be back in the Georgia Dome next month in the playoffs. A solid win, and taking down the Falcons in their house, can send a strong message that being home doesn't matter much in championship football.

SFIAH

pherein 12-21-2010 05:57 PM

I actually want the falcons in the playoffs, can you imagine if we end their season:) Bragging rights for years to come


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