The Atlanta Falcons could have gotten a delayed relation because it appears that the team is presently suffering from the side effects of a Super Bowl hangover.
Monday was a clear-the-air day in Atlanta. The Falcons had a team meeting a day after a lackluster performance in New England on Sunday night.
“Tough night last night,” Falcons coach Dan Quinn said, via Matt Winkeljohn of the Atlanta Journal Consituton. “We got in late. I’m not sure many of us slept, and the first thing we wanted to do when we got in today was get everybody together and have our own state of the union, state of the team, so to speak.
“We met just a little while ago, and talked about where we’re at in all three phases. It’s not where we expected to be, not where we wanted it to be, but that’s where we are and how do we go about improving?”
The Patriots dominated the reeling Falcons throughout the night in a 23-7 affair. Atlanta’s offense, defense and special teams all need improvement. The team’s shortcomings have been put on full display during their three-game losing streak.
We’ll see if Monday “state of the union” will aid a woozy Falcons team.
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