Your 2019 Atlanta Falcons are officially back. The tide appeared to turn when they dominated the Saints and the Panthers on the road, but last week’s loss to the Bucs coupled with Thanksgiving’s loss to the Saints fully crystallized this year’s incarnation of the Atlanta Falcons: They’re just bad.
We were teased for two games, and then smacked back to reality by the true identity of this team.
It was difficult to like anything from Thursday’s loss to the Saints, but I tried.
Recovering two consecutive onside kicks
It’s rare enough to corral one onside kick in a football game, yet the Falcons managed to do it twice — on back-to-back drives.