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Atlanta 34 - Giants 0: Hits, Missings, and Musings

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  • Atlanta 34 - Giants 0: Hits, Missings, and Musings

    Excerpt: "The human will is quite a powerful, yet underrated tool.

    Imagine this. If you want something badly enough –I mean REALLY want something–and you work toward achieving it, chances are high that it’s going to come.

    It’s called being proactive, and that’s precisely what the Falcons were in their 34-0 thrashing of the Giants Sunday.

    The Giants? Week after week, we hear about how the next game is the most important. Yet week after week, we never know what team is going to show up – and we all know what showed up last week.

    So for anyone who thought the Falcons’ won-loss record was a by-product of luck or a soft schedule, take note: they put the defending Super bowl Champions in their place simply because they wanted it more.

    The Giants? I’m not sure what they wanted, but I do know this much. If they aspire to make the playoffs, it’s time to stop acting as if they’re not worried and show a greater sense of urgency in these last two games.


    There weren’t that many to speak of, but there were a few, and I’ll start with one of the underrated ones, receiver Domenik Hixon. You might not have noticed but Hixon finished as the team’s leader in receptions with five and receiving yards with 80. In fact Hixon leads all receivers (and I include tight end Martellus Bennett) in terms of reliability in that he’s caught a team high 68% of the passes targeted for him (based on 50 or more pass targets).

    That’s some clutch performances by Hixon, who in this week’s game also made a wise decision on his lone punt return to call for a fair catch and who otherwise made a smart move by letting another punt bounce into the end zone, except a penalty moved the ball back from the 20 to the 10." Read more...
    “Never argue with an idiot. They will only bring you down to their level and beat you with experience.” MB Rule # 1

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    Good run-down . . . . thanks