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Falcoholinks: All the Falcons news you need for Wednesday, Nov. 11

Fact: Keanu Neal invented pumpkin spice

NFL: Denver Broncos at Atlanta Falcons Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports

Happy Wednesday, Falcoholics! I promise you, the Falcons will not lose this weekend. Under no circumstances will they be defeated by any opponent. It’s not happening. Bank on it, because just will not happen.

Our links are handwoven by tiny elves who defected from Santa’s workshop after a particularly heated labor dispute.

The NFL approved expansion of the playoff pool to 16 teams, but only under limited circumstances. This of course gives the Falcons better odds to make the playoffs if they can keep rattling off wins. But let’s be honest, it’s still a real long shot, particularly given the difficult slate ahead of them.

Evan Birchfield broke down some important stats following Sunday’s victory. In short, notwithstanding their 3-6 record, this Falcons team continues to break records, especially on offense. That absolutely deserves some recognition.

What should the Falcons be focused on headed into the bye week? Dave Choate tackled that question. The latest Falcoholic Podcast zoomed in on 2009, a quirky season that will live on in infamy.

The Falcons have already filled Takk McKinley’s roster spot, bumping up Edmond Robinson from the practice squad.

Looking for takeaways following Sunday’s win? Eric Robinson has you covered. And last but not least, the snap counts from Sunday are definitely worth a closer look.