DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 23: John Abraham #55 of the Atlanta Falcons sacks quarterback Matthew Stafford #9 of the Detroit Lions during the first quarter of the NFL game at Ford Field on October 23, 2011 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)
The Falcons are up 17-6 on an upstart Lions team that has been held in check to this point, but the dreaded Third Quarter of Doom awaits. Detroit has been known for their miracle comebacks this year, but can we hold them in check for two more quarters?
We get the ball first in the 2nd half, which should give our D plenty more rest. Can we capitalize and finish the drill against a good Lions team in their house? Let's do this!