The Atlanta Falcons are sitting pretty as one of the few NFL teams that are still unbeaten after three weeks. They now face the Carolina Panthers at home to try to extend that unbeaten streak. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are hosting RG3 and the Washington Redskins, while the struggling New Orleans Saints travel to Green Bay to face the Packers. How will these NFC South contests shake down?
Carolina Panthers vs. Atlanta Falcons
As an admitted Carolina Panthers fan, it is killing me to accept the fact that the Atlanta Falcons are as good as they are. Every fiber of my fan side is screaming to pick the Panthers, but the common sense side says the Falcons will handle their business at home. The Falcons are solid in every phase of the game and the Panthers are struggling right now. Although the Panthers could certainly shock them, I don't see them doing so this week.
Week Four NFC South Winner - Atlanta Falcons
Washington Redskins vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Tampa Bay is a team that I have a tough time figuring out. They look awesome one week and then terrible the next. They kind of remind me of my Panthers in that way. Whatever the case may be, the Bucs have one thing going for them against the speedy Robert Griffin III; they have excellent team speed on defense. This game could go either way I think, but I am going to go with the Bucs here. I think Josh Freeman will have a big game against the Redskins secondary. Everyone else does.
Week Four NFC South Winner - Tampa Bay Buccaneers
New Orleans Saints vs. Green Bay Packers
The Saints are just all over the place and struggling in ways I never dreamed possible. That said, I think the Packers are going to pile on here. Green Bay is tough enough when you are playing excellent football. The last thing you want to do is visit Green Bay while you are hurting. Expect this game to be high scoring but typical of the Saints season so far.
Week Four NFC South Winner- Green Bay Packers
*Southern is a huge Carolina Panthers fan that is convinced that he will see a Super Bowl Trophy in Charlotte within five years.
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