Falcons gain national attention

Falcons gain national attention

Published Feb. 11, 2011 12:18 p.m. ET

FOX Sports South
Feb. 11, 2011

Are you excited about the Falcons going into the 2011 season (presuming a labor deal gets done and there is a season)?

Well, national football writer Peter Schrager is high on the Falcons chances next season. Schrager, a regular contributor for FOXSports.com on college football and the NFL said the Falcons may have learned something by losing to the eventual Super Bowl champion Green Bay Packers in the divisional playoffs.

In a column Thursday, Schrager picked the Falcons as one of three teams he's "excited about" heading into 2011.

The core players are back and the Falcons are ready to go - read the full article here.