Falcons are first team in NFL history to accomplish impressive feat
The Atlanta Falcons are sitting at 5-0 and feeling good heading into a Thursday Night Football matchup with the New Orleans Saints. While they’ve obviously done plenty of good things to this point, they’ve also been the definition of the comeback kids as well.
As Rand Getlin of NFL Network reports, Atlanta is now the first team in NFL history to have four of their victories in a 5-0 start come when they were trailing at some point in the final quarter.
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— Rand Getlin (@Rand_Getlin) October 12, 2015
It doesn’t get much more impressive than that, showing that this team can rally in any situation. Week 5 against the Washington Redskins may have been the most impressive yet, as they not only rallied for a comeback late, but after giving up a last second field goal, they won it on a pick-six in overtime.