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2017 Schedule
3-2, 2nd in NFC South
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Does Brady have advantage over Ryan? (0:34)

Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer 

Falcons' injury report: Some minor changes from Wednesday with K Matt Bryant (back) doing some work and LB Jordan Tripp (concussion) added to the report.

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FPI: Pats hold major edge in SB rematch

ESPN's FPI likes the Patriots' chances of prevailing at home Sunday night, giving them better than a 3-1 advantage over the Falcons. New England was slightly favored (56-44 percent) on a neutral field in Super Bowl XLI.

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Sarkisian: We have to play smart football (0:48)
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Tedy, Herm pick Pats over Falcons in Super Bowl LI rematch (0:50)
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Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer 

Falcons OC Steve Sarkisian explains why Julio Jones has just one red zone target on 11 red zone routes.

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Jones: Falcons not worried about outside expectations (0:31)
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Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer 

Julio Jones said the Falcons are not worried about external factors and outside expectations as the team tries to get back on track against the Patriots.

Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer 

Falcons coach Dan Quinn said when he evaluated newly added DL Ahtyba Rubin, saw a player who fit the style as an interior defensive lineman. Has the strength to come in and give Falcons what they lost in Jack Crawford (biceps surgery). Rubin will practice today, but unclear if he'll be active with Courtney Upshaw on the way back from ankle/foot injury. Falcons waived DL Taniela Tupou.

Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer 

Falcons coach Dan Quinn said the team has been "a little bit on edge, in a good way."

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NFL evaluators make picks on Week 7's best games

Will the Falcons avenge their Super Bowl loss to the Patriots? Can the Redskins upset the Eagles in Philly? NFL execs predict both matchups plus Chiefs-Raiders, Broncos-Chargers and Jets-Dolphins.

Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer 

Patriots QB Tom Brady, with five Super Bowl rings, on his two Super Bowl losses: ``Well, those games live with you for the rest of your life, the wins and the losses. ... There's probably some games early in my career in the middle of October that I don't really remember that well. But I would say the Super Bowl ones you always remember pretty well. I mean, there's a lot on the line. You'd rather be in that game than not be in that game, win or lose. It's great to win and it sucks to lose, but that's playing sports.''

Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer 

"I think the one thing you realize is how talented this team is," Pats QB Tom Brady on the Falcons. "I think they have a lot of speed and a great rush. We've got a big challenge ahead."

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Ryan ready to move on from Super Bowl questions (0:25)
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Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer 

Falcons QB Matt Ryan responds to a question about whether getting on the field vs. the Patriots on Sunday night will help move forward from talk about the Super Bowl.

Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer 

Falcons' injury report: Mohamed Sanu (hamstring), Vic Beasley (hamstring), Deion Jones (quad), Takk McKinley (shoulder), Duke Riley (knee) all limited. McKinley was drafted coming off right shoulder surgery. Unclear if it is the same shoulder for the rookie defensive end.

Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer 

"Aaron (Rodgers) has got a ways to go. (Tom) Brady is the best to ever do it. ... He's going to be Tom regardless." Falcons DC Marquand Manuel on Patriots QB Tom Brady.

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Quinn on facing Pats: Can't replay Super Bowl

Falcons coach Dan Quinn is focused on this season and not the team's Super Bowl loss to the Patriots with the teams set to play again this week. He told reporters who cover the Patriots that Atlanta "doesn't get to replay the Super Bowl."

Team Stats

Passing Yards257.86th
Rushing Yards120.611th
Points For24.212th
Points Against21.815th

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