NFL Power Rankings: Falcons firing on all cylinders



We’re just two games into the NFL season, but it seems like the Atlanta Falcons have found the remedy for the Super Bowl hangover.

It’s called having a damn good team.

Since they blew the 25-point lead to the New England Patriots in the Super Bowl last February, all we’ve heard about was how they would have problems responding to that loss.

As a team, they did a lot of things to overcome it, including training with Navy Seals, having head coach Dan Quinn reach out to a lot of coaches in other sports who had those types of losses, and having their MVP quarterback go into a funk for two weeks before snapping out of it.

 It all seems to have worked.

The Falcons blew out the injury-plagued Green Bay Packers Sunday night to stake a claim as the best team in the NFC, and right now the top team in my Power Rankings.

Read more at CBS Sports



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