Eagles Opponent Profile: Ryan Leads Defending NFC Champs To Philly For Divisional Round Bird FightThe Philadelphia Eagles may have the top seed in the NFC Playoffs, but they will play the role of home underdog against the defending NFC champion Atlanta Falcons this Saturday in Lincoln Financial Field.
Boomer Esiason On NFC Divisional Round MatchupsTHE NFL TODAY and INSIDE THE NFL analyst Boomer Esiason weighed in on this weekend's NFC Divisional Round matchups.
Keidel: Will Falcons Or Lions Stay Undefeated?The Falcons meet the Lions in Week 3's only game between undefeated teams. And the match-up is closer than you might think.
Keidel: Falcons' Super Bowl Win Next Season UnlikelySuper Bowl losers rarely return to win the big game the next season. And odds are that the Falcons will continue that trend.
Atlanta Falcons: Road To The Super BowlExpectations were low for the Atlanta Falcons after an 8-8 season in 2015. However, they exceeded all expectations and ended up in Super Bowl 51, only their second championship appearance in franchise history. Here is a look at how they made it there.
QB Legacy Tracker: Can Matt Ryan Lead Falcons To First Super Bowl Win Franchise History?Matt Ryan was supposed to be the savior of the Atlanta Falcons when they drafted him but he soon earned a reputation as someone who lost in big games. Everything changed in 2016 and he has the Falcons ready to win their first ever Super Bowl.
QB Legacy Tracker: Tom Brady Only Gets Better With AgeThis year's Super Bowl has shaped up to really be two of the very best teams in the NFL, and it doesn't hurt that two of the elite quarterbacks are also involved. Both Matt Ryan and Tom Brady are working through Hall of Fame careers, but the latter isn't slowing down as his age keeps going up.
Top 5 Reasons You Should Root For The Falcons In Super Bowl LIHere are five reasons you should root for the Falcons in this year's big game.
Keidel: Brady And Ryan, A Contrast In QBsTom Brady and Matt Ryan, two contrasting quarterbacks leading high-powered offenses, are the story for Super Bowl LI.
Keidel: NFL Championships All About OffenseThis year's NFL Championship round is fueled by pyrotechnic passing and overall offense. What teams will move on to the Super Bowl?
CBS Sports' Tony Gonzalez Breaks Down NFL's Divisional Round GamesTony Gonzalez, 17-year NFL veteran and current CBS Sports NFL analyst, discusses Texans-Patriots and other divisional round matchups.
NFL Divisional Round Picks: Seattle Seahawks Vs Atlanta FalconsEach division round game is a rematch this weekend, but only one was close the first time around and it was the Seahawks vs. Falcons.
Seahawks Opponent Profile: Falcons' Top-Ranked Scoring Offense Is Tough To StopIt's tempting to compare the NFC Divisional Playoff match-up between the Seattle Seahawks and the Atlanta Falcons to Super Bowl XLVIII, where Seattle's defense was able to stifle the Denver Broncos and their No. 1-ranked offense. The comparison isn't fair, though, simply because the 2016 Seahawks defense is nothing like the 2013 version that dominated the NFL on its way to Seattle's first league championship. As the Seahawks chase a second title, they will have to find a way to slow down the Falcons offense without the same level of talent that the Super Bowl-winning defense possessed.
Keidel: Tom Brady Should Not Win 2016 NFL MVPBrady doesn't get to miss 25 percent of the NFL season and qualify as its best player, even with the TD-Interception ratio record.
Keidel: Falcons Soaring Toward PlayoffsThe Atlanta Falcons, who lead the NFC South with one of the NFL's hottest offenses, just seem to get better each week.