The Atlanta Falcons are who we thought they were.
In fact, the Atlanta Falcons might be the world’s best producer of fool’s gold. After dropping 40 points and holding the Vikings to just 23 points, it was time to rally the bandwagon. The Falcons were about to turn their season around from an 0-5 start and make a run at the playoffs.
Not so fast. A week later, they showed us they’re the same team we saw those first five weeks under Dan Quinn. A team whose defense can’t be counted on when you need them the most. A static offense that with all the weapons and shiny objects, still struggles to score points.
The Falcons returned home and against a 2-3 Lions team and had just 14 points going into the final drive of the fourth quarter.
We get it, you’re 1-5 and there isn’t much to play for but there’s a difference between being reckless and aggressive.
The Falcons went for it on fourth and five, deep in their own territory instead of taking the points. It would’ve put them up by one, instead, they lost by as much. We saw the same thing against the Bears earlier this year, the Falcons turn down sure points and lose by as much.
Dan Quinn is still coaching the Atlanta Falcons.
Dan Quinn was shown out rightfully so, but his mentality, and not the good parts, still linger over this team. It’s something the Falcons will have to accept until they completely clean house of his staff. Primarily a defense that can’t close a game.
scored with about 70 seconds left in the game and sure you can debate whether he should’ve gone down in bounds and let the time run out but that shouldn’t matter.
You have a six-point lead, you’re giving the ball back to an offense with zero, yes, zero timeouts, and you have to keep them from getting in the endzone. For all the talk about how much Raheem Morris has changed things, it didn’t look like it on Sunday.
Arthur Blank walking off the field, shaking his head was all too symbolic of how this season and the last two have felt.
The Falcons would be lucky to finish this season 3-13. There is no winnable game left with this defense on the field. The most exciting thing left about this season is how many points and the Saints, and the Buccaneers, and oh yea, and the Chiefs will put on this squad.
At least one of them will break 50.
Radhika Apte reveals real reason why she got married
Radhika Apte needs no introduction to Kollywood fans after her appearance as Superstar Rajinikanth’s wife in ‘Kabali’ directed by Pa Ranjith. The intense actress impressed with her performance of a meek girl to a mother of a grown-up and especially her reunion scene with Rajini took the audience on an emotional ride.
Radhika is happily married to her British boyfriend Benedict Taylor who is a singer and she shuttles between Mumbai and London to balance her personal and professional life.
Radhika Apte in her most recent interaction with Vikranth Massey on social media from London has admitted that she does not believe in the institution of marriage. When asked why she got married the talented performer replied that it is easier for married people to get a British visa and that’s why she and her man opted for it in 2012.
Radhika is currently chilling with Taylor in their London home during the lockdown and will soon start filming her next English film ‘Noor Inayat Khan’ in which she plays a spy based on a true story.
Jacqueline Fernandez shares picture of her being in ‘happy place’
Actor Jacqueline Fernandez is working on a secret project where she found herself in a ‘happy place’. Taking it to Instagram on Sunday, the 35-year-old actor shared a picture dressed up like a traffic police officer as she is seen laughing her heart out.
“How was everyone’s Sunday?? Fun project coming up soon! #myhappyplace,” wrote Fernandez along with a picture where she is also seen holding a coffee mug. The ‘Kick’ actor also shared a few Instagram stories of her getting ready for the upcoming project.
Recently, the actor extended gratitude to her fans after the number of Instagram followers hit the 46 million mark.
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