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Falcons 13, Niners 17: Atlanta is very much still in this

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We've seen some shaky performances on both sides of the ball, but the offense sure did get it together on that last drive.

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Well, there's been a lot to be frustrated about in the first half of this game. The Falcons have looked lackluster on offense and sloppy on defense. And yet, we finally saw the offense stretch the field with a deep completion to Julio Jones, which set up a nice little touchdown run for Devonta Freeman. Let's hope that sparks some better play in the second half. Perhaps the team will play well enough that we'll actually forget how bad they looked throughout the first half.

A couple of performances stand out so far. Eric Weems is having a pretty strong day on returns. Justin Hardy had a nice catch for a first down, and Julio, Jacob Tamme, and Devonta have all stepped up at different times.

Defensively, the team is missing a ton of tackles. They're letting Blaine Gabbert do ridiculous things. It's very frustrating. It's also a little reminiscent of the first half against Dallas, and of course, they were able to overcome those mistakes and come back to win. We can hope.

On the injury front, Robenson Therezie left the game with a hamstring injury and is questionable to return. Tyson Jackson aggravated the rib injury he suffered last week against the Bucs and is also questionable to return.

Discuss the second half in the comments.