Video: Falcons expect a battle from Vikings



D. Orlando Ledbetter of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports from Flowery Branch on challenges the Falcons will face when they meet the Vikings Sunday.
–D. Orlando Ledbetter, The Atlanta Falcons beat blog

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edhaire

November 24th, 2011
8:22 am

Falcons roll by 14!

#1 Fan

November 24th, 2011
8:27 am

Let’s go FALCONS 7-4 after the win on Sunday. Let’s take care of our business.

Larry

November 24th, 2011
8:34 am

Darrell,

Happy Thanksgiving to you and all the good Falcon Fans!

Larry

Tell it like it is.

November 24th, 2011
9:17 am

Lets make this the perfect wk end.Tech wins,Falcons win,and every team thats a wild card contender lose’s excelp falcons,and down go the Ain’ts!

hiramsaint

November 24th, 2011
9:50 am

a battle from the vikes???? C’ MON man-really? does the writer of that non-sense even know the state of the vike presently? this is basically a bye week for y’all . maybe d-led has dipped into the thanksgiving day wine a little early to think this is gonna be a battle. anyway- happy thanksgiving to everyone. make the most of it ’cause the day after Christmas is gonna be a real bummer for ya!

Ueeediot

November 24th, 2011
10:06 am

Hiramtaint….IF I was a paper bag wearing Aints fan, I dont think I would be looking down the road to Christmas. You may want to be concerned with the Giants and Lions first. I guess you guys are just lucky the Cardinals and Browns arent on your schedule this year. I mean, the Rams….really? Really? REALLY?
(How do you feel about your Aints blowing a 10 point 4th quarter lead?)

And all San Antonio Aints fans will always be paper bag wearing, band wagon riding, non fans.

trademark

November 24th, 2011
10:29 am

Typical political talk from the Falcons. Every team, well, just about every team does this, they don’t want their players to not come hungry, and they don’t want the fans yawning before the kickoff. Pretty sure what’s gonna happen here…
Minnesota run D is OK, Pass rush is ferocious. That means a heavy dose of Turner. Usually a formula for success right there, but the Vikes have a pretty sub-standard passing game, and with AP either out or hurting, that means they can’t lean on what they normally do, meaning they’ll be out of rhythm, on the road, against a team that stuffs the run against some of the best (healthy) offenses in the NFL. Not good news for the Vikings. They might get a few field goals. Pure luck if they score a TD…or Harvin gets in the vicinity of Owens and DeCoup..then he’s practically in the endzone already. Falcons will get a lead, sit on it, and win pretty boringly. Falcons 27- Vikings 9.

Falcons Fan

November 24th, 2011
10:40 am

Michael Jenkins will be looking for revenge, lol!

FALCONS SORRY

November 24th, 2011
10:46 am

MANN SHET IFF YOU THANK DA FALCANS CAN BEET MINI SODA, YOU MESS THANK DA BERDS OR HAFFWAY TO DA SUPPER BOWEL!!

HAW HAW HAW HALE NAW!!!

Ted

November 24th, 2011
10:46 am

Of course the players say they expect a battle. Always gotta be politcally correct and say all the right things and be so status quo but they know they’re gonna win this game. These guys are competitors. They always say “We know they have a good team, and they’ll be tough.” They said the same thing about the Colts. Falcons win by 17.

trademark

November 24th, 2011
11:14 am

“SUPPER BOWEL!!” ROTFL…Yep, that pretty much accurately describes New Orleans.

Hose

November 24th, 2011
11:36 am

Hey D-Led, whats up with the purple and yellow sweater? You showing your true colors?

hiramsaint

November 24th, 2011
12:13 pm

@ ueeediot- saints-1st place in the nfc south, thats how i feel. failclowns -0-2 in the playoffs with smitty and mr. melt.- i feel like that too! check the saints playoff record during the same period- how do feel about that? failclowns fans bailing out at halftime against the #6 seed while playing at home -how do you feel about that? failclowns fans getting flipped off at home by their own qb- how do you feel about that? we could both go on and on with those but the fact is that my team is in 1st place and yours is only a shadow of the real thing!

WhoDat4Eva

November 25th, 2011
1:58 am

What hiramsaint said, hahahaha

trademark

November 25th, 2011
5:11 am

Two words: “Supper Bowel”….never been a more apt description of the toilet that is New Orleans.

hiramsaint

November 25th, 2011
12:21 pm

oh the jealousy- thats the atlanta trademark!

double b

November 25th, 2011
8:17 pm

HIRAMSAINT–WHATS UR TRADEMARK, U ON THIS WEBSITE B/C REAL SAINTS FANS DONT LIKE U???????

Jordan

November 27th, 2011
9:16 am