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Falcons vs Panthers 2015: Who to Watch Against Carolina

Atlanta has a chance to bring down a juggernaut in the NFL, and close out the season on a high note. Here's who to watch as the series comes to a close for 2015.

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Paul Worrilow, Linebacker

The middle linebacker is probable and is expected to play this weekend despite nursing a swollen knee for the past week. 2015 has been a very shaky season for the 3rd year vet out of Delaware, and a strong showing in the final games could keep him in consideration for starting positions in the future. As it stands now, he'd need to really impress for that to happen.

Patrick DiMarco, Fullback

Like every week, Atlanta's key to success is getting the running game on a roll. That can live or die by the play of DiMarco this weekend, as no defense goes sideline to sideline like Carolina's. If Patrick can also contribute to the passing game like he did against the Colt's, the Panther's defense will struggle to account for two deadly receiving options out of the backfield.

Kemal Ishmael, Safety

Willy Mo is consistently injured, leaving Quinn to rely on the likes of Ishmael and Therezie on what seems like a weekly basis. Kemal saved a would-be touchdown against Jacksonville last week; one that could have lost the game in the long run. I don't believe we'll see much of a drop off in production out of the position, as Moore's play has easily been at its worst in seven years. Look for Kemal to fill in nicely with Moore's absence.

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