Excerpt: "Minutes after the 30-20 loss to Carolina, tight end Tony Gonzalez admitted to hearing things.
What he heard was people jumping off the Falcons’ bandwagon.
But some folks have clearly never been sold on the team tied for the best record in the league and the only NFC team that has a playoff berth wrapped up.
NFL.com columnist Adam Schein wrote a column trying to separate the Super Bowl XLVII contenders from the pretenders.
The Falcons, Houston, Baltimore and Chicago fall into his pretenders group.
The Falcons and the Texans share the best record in the league at 11-2 and are trying to earn the No. 1 seed in the NFC and AFC respectively.
Baltimore just fired its offensive coordinator Cam Cameron after losing to Washington. Chicago got worked out by Adrian Peterson and the Minnesota Vikings.
He called the Falcons ‘Super Bowl Frauds, contended that Russell Wilson rookie was better than Matt Ryan, that Mike Smith can’t coach, the defense stinks and they don’t have any confidence." Read more...