Despite being in contention for a top five pick, there are reasons to be excited about watching the Atlanta Falcons. A stunning upset over New Orleans reignited what appeared to be a lifeless team. To beat a Super Bowl contender so definitively proved to be a major statement. It proved that the players are still behind Dan Quinn. It also proved the coaching staff is capable of making effective adjustments. Facing another talented divisional rival on the road will present another exciting challenge. Can the Falcons contain Christian McCaffrey and derail a dangerous Panthers' team? For the second consecutive season, the Falcons will be going to Carolina with Hill as their starting running back.
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