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Falcons - Vikings open thread, key info and tracker for Week 13

The Falcons get their shot at eight wins today.

Minnesota Vikings v Atlanta Falcons Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images

It is time. The Falcons will usher in the toughest stretch of their 2017 schedule beginning with the Minnesota Vikings today at home, seeking an eighth win, a statement victory over one of the NFC’s top contenders, and the positioning that comes with that as Atlanta finishes up with four games against the NFC South. If they lose, they’ll be able to keep going with a reduced margin of error, but if they win, things will be going very well indeed.

Use this as your open thread for today’s games, and go Falcons!

Atlanta Falcons vs. Minnesota Vikings Week 13

Time: Sunday, December 3, 1 p.m. EST

Location: Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta, Georgia

TV Channel: FOX

Radio: 92.9 The Game

Odds: The Falcons are favored by a small number of points

Prediction: Falcons lose, 30-24

Key Questions: Can Atlanta pull this off down at least one of their top cornerbacks? Will they be able to stop a pretty effective Minnesota Vikings rushing attack? Will they be able to keep putting up tons of points against one of the most potent defenses in the NFL?

SB Nation Opposition Site: Daily Norseman

Twitter: @TheFalcoholic