The Falcons did something today Atlanta teams don’t normally do in the postseason. Win. Savor it. (Though I still think the ’80 team was the best of them all.)
The Braves scored more runs in their season-ending game than the Falcons scored points today.
(A mostly Falcons flashback, with a Hawks cameo) In Atlanta the 1980 Falcons were football’s version of the ’91 Braves. Not quite the same, because the NFL schedule can’t compete … Continue Reading My adventures with Rankin Smith, and other tales of Atlanta’s other sports teams
With cameos by Dick Shiner and Russell Erxleben.
The 12 Days of Falcons, circa 1980 and this unfortunate ditty:
Time to jump on the 10-2 Falcons’ bandwagon. Today’s game made me a believer — thanks to Eric Weems.
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Keith Brooking vividly reminded me of those things I dislike about football and my fellow Southerners. –CB
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