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Falcoholinks: All the Falcons news you need for Friday, Dec. 1


New Orleans Saints v Atlanta Falcons Photo by Todd Kirkland/Getty Images

Welcome to December, folks. You’ve got slimy turkey leftovers languishing in your fridge, your house is still a shambles from unruly guests, and the Falcons sit atop the NFC South. One of these is much better than the others.

If you’re in the mood for some links of the Falcons variety, we’ve got you covered to kick off your Friday. Read on for Falcoholinks.

Jets on deck for Week 13

Aaron Rodgers Achilles wizardry aside, what do we know about the Jets heading into the Falcons’ Week 13 tilt? Well, their offense is pretty abysmal — but New York still sports a stingy secondary and has a knack for creating takeaways.

Jessie Bates receives NFC Defensive Player of the Week honors

Safety Jessie Bates keeps earning those paychecks in game-breaking fashion, and for his performance Sunday against the Saints he was awarded the distinction of the NFC’s Defensive Player of the Week.

Falcons GIF review

Resident scribe Allen Strk is back again with his GIF review of the Falcons’ performance against the Saints, a game that featured a dominating performance from the offensive line and some palpable progression from newly reinstated starting quarterback Desmond Ridder. Check the full piece out right here.