FifG Game of the Week: New Orleans vs. Atlanta

New Orleans Saints [6-0] vs. Atlanta Falcons [4-2] (Monday 8:00 p.m., ESPN) Why it’s good football: The undefeated Saints are blazing their way through the season. They’ve had a power offense for years, but the defense is finally catching up. As for the Falcons, they had a breakthrough year last year with a rookie QB […]

FifG Game of the Week: Atlanta Falcons vs. San Francisco 49ers

Atlanta Falcons [2-1] vs. San Francisco 49ers [3-1] (Sunday 4:05 p.m., FOX) Why it’s good football: Well, mostly because there are a lot of really, really bad games this weekend. It’s a little early to tell how well the Falcons will play the year after a surprisingly good season for rookie QB Matt Ryan and […]

FifG Games of the Week: The Playoffs, Wild Card Edition

Welcome to the playoffs! Since there are now only four games per week, it seems a little silly to choose one game of the week. So I’ll go ahead and try to give you a few talking points for each game. Game 1: Atlanta Falcons vs. Arizona Cardinals [Saturday 4:30 p.m., NBC] This one is […]

FifG Game of the Week: Denver Broncos vs. Atlanta Falcons

Denver Broncos [5-4] vs. Atlanta Falcons [6-3] (Sunday 1:00 p.m., CBS) Why it’s good football: The Broncos have the ability to play a powerhouse offensive game thanks to quarterback Jake Cutler, receivers Brandon Marshall and rookie Eddie Royal, and offensive-minded coach Mike Shanahan. Though the Broncos have been a major running threat for most of […]