After practically every analyst picked Oakland, Atlanta’s victory on Sunday felt refreshing. An unexpected road win doesn’t happen very often. The offense was firing on all cylinders, while defense held up against a dangerous Raiders’ aerial attack.
Score Atlanta’s Craig Sager Jr. joins Falcfans’ Aaron Freeman and I to break down Sunday’s thrilling game. We assess the Falcons’ play action success, red zone troubles, and nitpick Kyle Shanahan’s minor mishaps from Sunday. The balance between Devonta Freeman and Tevin Coleman is heavily discussed. There is major praise for Kemal Ishmael and Ricardo Allen. With the Monday night showdown against New Orleans drawing near, we briefly start pondering that matchup. Craig gives us a health update on his legendary father as well.