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  • Devonta Freeman Played Through Knee Injury vs. Eagles, Unsure About Surgery

    Atlanta Falcons running back Devonta Freeman suffered a knee injury during the 2017 season and played through it during Saturday's playoff loss to the Philadelphia Eagles. Vaughn McClure of ESPN.com reported the news, noting the back sprained his posterior cruciate and medial collateral ligaments in his right knee. He finished with 10 carries for a mere seven yards against the Eagles. "I'm not sure yet," Freeman said when asked about the potential for surgery. "But I'm not using that as an...

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  • Atlanta's Matt Ryan aims for happy homecoming in Philly

    Quarterback Matt Ryan has another shot at a happy homecoming. A berth in the NFC championship game is at stake when Ryan leads the Atlanta Falcons (11-6) against the Philadelphia Eagles (13-3) in a divisional playoff Saturday. Ryan, who grew up rooting for the Eagles and went to...

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  • Falcons vs. Eagles: Updated Odds, Stat Predictions for 2018 NFC Divisional Game

    A No. 6 seed has never been favored over a No. 1 seed in the divisional round of the NFL playoffs, per ESPN Stats & Info. But that could mean less to the Atlanta Falcons, who are favored by 2.5 points over the home-team Philadelphia Eagles in their divisional showdown on Saturday.  It's amazing what a difference a quarterback makes. The Eagles lost starter Carson Wentz in December to a torn ACL, and though they went 2-1 to finish out the season, bettors and fans alike are clearly worried...

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  • NFL Playoff Schedule 2018: Full Postseason Dates, TV Info, Live Stream and More

    The wait for the 2017 NFL playoffs is finally over as the wild-card round kicks off Saturday, featuring some of the league's most intriguing playoff contenders. While you won't see the likes of the New England Patriots or Philadelphia Eagles competing this week, there is still plenty of action to keep an eye on, starting with the Tennessee Titans traveling to Kansas City to take on the Chiefs. The Atlanta Falcons then head west to face the Los Angeles Rams.  Here's a look at this week's...

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  • NFL Playoffs 2018: Full Postseason Bracket and Picture Before Wild Card

    According to OddsShark, no NFL Wild Card Game has a listed spread total of under five-and-a-half points. This could foreshadow a weekend of boring football in which none of the four contests go down to the wire. However, it's possible that we could see an upset (or multiple upsets) during Wild Card Weekend, and below you can find ways in which the underdogs playing on Saturday can pull them off. Furthermore, you'll see the full NFL postseason bracket below. NFL Playoff Bracket Wild Card...

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  • NFL Playoff Picks 2018: Schedule, Odds and Predictions for Wild-Card Round

    Postseason football is finally upon us as the wild-card round of the playoff kicks off on Saturday afternoon.  Hopefully the games provide more entertainment than the odds indicate. In the four matchups this weekend, only one home team (the Los Angeles Rams) is favored by less than a touchdown. Despite the discouraging odds, the NFL postseason is usually good for a few upsets, and any wins by the road teams this weekend would qualify as such.  Here's a rundown of the weekend schedule, followed...

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  • NFL Playoff Picture 2018: Wild-Card Odds, Picks and Matchup Scenarios

    Eight teams enter the NFL's Wild Card Round with a Lombardi Trophy on the mind. The journey begins here for those teams who came up shy of a first-round bye. Some traveled interesting paths, like that of an up-and-down Kansas City Chiefs team pulling it back together when it mattered most. Others, such as the Buffalo Bills, got carried into the playoffs for the first time in more than a decade on the back of another team's Week 17 performance. Regardless of how they got here, a new season begins...

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  • Falcons vs. Rams: TV Schedule, Odds, Ticket Info, Game Time and More

    In Super Bowl LI, the dominant storyline contrasted a well-oiled New England Patriots playoff machine against an untested young group on the big stage in the Atlanta Falcons.  But the 2017-18 NFL playoffs will flip the script.  Suddenly, the (still young) Falcons are the playoff vets heading into a Wild Card Weekend matchup against the impossibly young Los Angeles Rams, where head coach Sean McVay is younger than some of the players.  But it's not just McVay's first rodeo. Second-year...

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  • QB Matt Ryan confident as Falcons prepare to face Rams

    FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Quarterback Matt Ryan is in the playoffs for the sixth time in 10 seasons and still searching for the ultimate prize. Last year's meltdown in the Super Bowl has been well documented with the Falcons blowing a 28-3 lead and losing to New England, but Ryan has his team back in the postseason despite a big drop-off in points and yards. At 10-6, they've gone from the No. 2 seed to the sixth, but they're the only NFC team to return to the...

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