Keidel: Falcons, Patriots Running Games Always Overshadowed, Rarely OvermatchedBut for all the aerial splendor, something sets it up. Another dynamic makes the passing game possible. And, despite the sport bending the rules so heavily in favor of throwing the football, running with the rock still works.
Building A Champion: Roster Moves That Got The Falcons To The Super BowlThe Atlanta Falcons went from a playoff contender to a team who missed the postseason three years in a row. However, smart personnel and player changes helped bring them back to the playoffs and into Super Bowl 51.
Silverman: Jets' Decker Among The Biggest Pro Bowl SnubsThe game doesn’t matter a fig. But the honor of getting selected to the Pro Bowl is important.
Team Grades: Sputtering Giants Drop Close One To Falcons, 24-20The New York Giants could have put to rest last week's heart wrenching defeat to the Dallas Cowboys simply by playing a full 60 minutes of football. Instead, the team treated the hometown crowd to more of the same, as the offense and defense sputtered late, and the Atlanta Falcons took advantage of the Giants' miscue on their way to a 24-20 victory at the Meadowlands.