Video: The Falcons’ leaky run defense will be tested by LeSean McCoy

FLOWERY BRANCH — The 6-0 Falcons visit the Eagles on Sunday and will attempt to tighten up their run defense against the elusive LeSean McCoy. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s D. Orlando Ledbetter reports.


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October 24th, 2012
11:49 pm

Spoon’s gonna give Vick the RG3 treatment.


October 25th, 2012
1:10 am

We Ready!! 7-0 Here We Come!!!!


October 25th, 2012
2:29 am

I am worried about Lesean McCoy vs. our linebackers


October 25th, 2012
5:55 am


October 25th, 2012
7:22 am

Lookin’ sharp DLed………!!!

If you love Pro ball this is worth your 4 minutes.

NFL Films


October 25th, 2012
8:03 am

We haven’t won in Philly since 1988 will this be the year we move “Forward” like the President, or will this be like years before, same old Mitt excuse me; same old Dirty Birds. Sorry for election crap ola. This win in philly for the Dirty Birds should send a signal to the league that the Falcons are for real. If we should fall in Philly, we will continue to get no RESPECT around the league at 6-1. Plus philly has their backs to the wall Vick job is in questions not to mention their coach. This will be HUGE test for us. GO DIRTY BIRDS!!


October 25th, 2012
8:39 am

Stop the run…..McCoy and Vick.

Make Vick beat us throwing te ball.

Can Not Lose This Game.


October 25th, 2012
9:02 am

They HAVE to wrap up or it’ll be a LONG day. It’s also gonna be wet so I expect a nasty game with both teams pounding the rock. It’ll be a good game bc we need to see a heavy dose of a team’s ground game.

SeenThis B4

October 25th, 2012
9:23 am

Go Coach Killer!


October 25th, 2012
10:10 am

We need to attack the run on early downs or else we’ll be in bad shape come 4th Qtr. I know we’ve played from behind, but I’d like to see some improvement on stopping the run.

Love the bow tie D’Led.

aint hater

October 25th, 2012
11:08 am

Aint’s will be 2-5 after Sunday night and Falcons will enjoy a 5 game lead.

Greg M

October 25th, 2012
11:31 am

From one youth coach to professional coaches…quiet the crowd and execute the hurry up offense. Do not give Eagles D time to adjust.

The Real Falcon

October 25th, 2012
11:45 am

Greg M has the right idea.
Go Falcons!

Big Dude

October 25th, 2012
11:52 am

The way I see it, if the Falcons can’t stop the run on defense and even have a running game on offense, its going to be a long day. Can’t rely totally on our passing game. Gotta have a good mix.

Joe Tess Fish House

October 25th, 2012
12:23 pm

I predick the Eagels get at least 200 yds on the ground pounding the rock agianst the Flacons

Najeh Davenpoop

October 25th, 2012
12:40 pm

The Falcons seem to have more of a problem with runners between the tackles. McCoy has mostly been running outside this year. I don’t think he’ll be as big of a problem as the stats indicate. If the Falcons lose, it will be either because #7 beats them or because they can’t score.

Just Sayin.....

October 25th, 2012
12:45 pm

I think Adrian Peterson may be saying goodbye to his single game rushing record this Sunday.

Just Sayin…..

I saw Shady make the whole Giants defense break their ankles reaching for air.

Just Sayin.....

October 25th, 2012
12:47 pm

Considering the Eagles have physical fast corners that play bump and run press coverage and the Falcons use timing passes, this will not be pretty.

Just Sayin…..


October 25th, 2012
1:01 pm

Considering the Falcons have 3 receivers that are big tall fast and physical the Eagles corners will have to pick their poison.

Falcons 34
Eagles 17

Jsut sayin….

Just Sayin.....

October 25th, 2012
1:34 pm

Considering that the Eagles have 2 physical tall corners with 4.4 and 4.3 speed that play bump and run with Boykin in the slot and Matt Ryan will need a strong arm to fit in the tight windows, which he does not have a strong arm.

Just Sayin


October 25th, 2012
3:21 pm

They clamored about the big bad wolf Manning coming to town. We beat him. They clamored about us going out west and having a bad game. We won. They said we’d blowout Oakland. We didnt….but we won. They say the Eagles are gonna fly higher than us. They’re wrong and even if we did lose…guess what we’re 6-1 and STILL have the best record in the league. Manning is gonna have the reverse of the game he played against us when he visits the Stupor-Dome. That D is worse than ours by far…LOL

Eric C.

October 25th, 2012
7:18 pm

Eh, the Eagles have a negative point differential…and that means something in week 8…why is everyone so scared of the Eagles? They are in disarray…firing the def coordinator, inconsistent QB, etc. The Falcons beat them last year and can beat them again this year.

Eric C.

October 25th, 2012
7:19 pm

The difference between the Falcons and the Eagles…the Falcons figure out ways to win and the Eagles figure out ways to lose.

Leon "Lee" Golembiewski

October 26th, 2012
3:03 pm

Orlando L Storm comming into Phily Sunday. Projected to be Cat 1 Hurricne Terenchal rain.
How do you think This will effect game? Storm projection for 2PM Sunday in Philly.