We’re less than an hour away from Falcons-Packers, the latest test for a Falcons team sitting at 4-3 and fresh off of two straight losses. Green Bay is no collection of world beaters this season, but that doesn’t mean this is going to be anything approaching a cakewalk, and the Falcons certainly won’t treat it like it’s a given.
They can’t afford to, not after starting the season 4-1, dropping a tough but understandable road game to the Seahawks, and then losing at home against the Chargers a week ago. This is still a capable, dangerous team, but they’re also in danger of cooling off after a hot start for the second year in a orw,
This isn’t a “win or go home” game, primarily because the Falcons are already home. That’s also because the Buccaneers are no lock to win this week, but we should not forget that this NFC South lead can evaporate pretty quickly. Let’s hope the Falcons stand at 5-3 and have a little more breathing room in the division after today.
Here’s your tracker and game info for the day.
Falcons - Packers Week 8 rundown
Game time: Sunday, October 30, 4:25 p.m. EST
Location: Georgia Dome
TV Channel: FOX
Radio: 92.9 The Game (Wes Durham and Dave Archer)
Online Stream: NFL Gamepass offers a live audio stream of the Wes Durham and Dave Archer call, and is your best option for watching the games afterwards. DirecTV also has NFL Sunday Ticket, which is worth checking out.
Announcers: Thom Brennaman, Troy Aikman, Erin Andrews
Injury Report: Tevin Coleman is out, everyone else should be in. Devonta Freeman’s health is the most important thing you’ll monitor leading up to the game.
Odds: The Falcons are favored
Prediction: Falcons win, 31-27
Opposition: Acme Packing Company