Atlanta Falcons vs New England Patriots: NFL live scores, blog

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    The New England Patriots will host the Atlanta Falcons in a re-match of last years Super Bowl in the Sunday Night (Monday AEDT) game. Join The Roar for live scores and a blog of the match, starting from 11:30am Monday AEDT.

    The two sides have only met on a handful of occasions, with the Patriots holding an 8-6 lead. Including the infamous Super Bowl win of last season when they were down 28-3.

    The Patriots have only improved on their side since the big dance in February. But the on-field results don’t show that. They are 4-2, having won their last two games. They haven’t dominated anyone like we expected and could struggle in this one.

    The Falcons, were 3-0 before the bye, before going down twice, including a demoralising loss to the Dolphins last week. They will be a much better side for it and will surely lift for this one. Watch for QB Alex Smith the make amends for his Super Bowl effort last season.

    This game will be the game of the round. What a great way to end the Monday morning games.

    This is all about redemption for the Falcons. They have proven they have grown in 2017 and will need to overcome this hurdle to puss for a spot in the playoffs.

    Falcons to win this one. 27-17

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    • Roar Guru

      2:28pm
      Christopher Spinks said | 2:28pm | ! Report

      Final score 23-7

    • Roar Guru

      2:27pm
      Christopher Spinks said | 2:27pm | ! Report

      Patriots win 23-7.
      The New England Patriots have showed tonight why they are the most successful team in recent years. They have disposed of the Atlanta Falcons for the second time in six months and have regained the lead in the AFC East, with a dominate performance.
      They held the Falcons scoreless until mod-way thru the fourth quarter, despite being penalised on twice as many occasions. They were just simply too good. That is there third loss in a row.
      The Falcons have a lot to work on in the coming weeks and will need to bounce back quickly.
      Thanks for joining us today. Enjoy the rest of your Monday.
      Until next time.

    • Roar Guru

      2:22pm
      Christopher Spinks said | 2:22pm | ! Report

      Another first down for the Pats and this will wrap the game up.
      Two minute warning
      Pats lead 23-7

    • Roar Guru

      2:17pm
      Christopher Spinks said | 2:17pm | ! Report

      Falcons with the onside kick. They fail to re-gather and now the Pats are in good field position.

    • Roar Guru

      2:14pm
      Christopher Spinks said | 2:14pm | ! Report

      TOUCHDOWN – Julio Jones with a 1 yard reception.
      Extra point is good. Pats lead 23-7 with 4:09 left in the match.
      Can they do the unthinkable and make a comeback?

    • Roar Guru

      2:12pm
      Christopher Spinks said | 2:12pm | ! Report

      Falcons in the red zone for the third time tonight. They have all resulted in zero points.
      4:30 on the clock.
      Pats lead 23-0

    • Roar Guru

      2:01pm
      Joel Erickson said | 2:01pm | ! Report

      Easily the best performance from the Patriots this season. This is the preseason expectations coming to fruition.

      • Roar Guru

        2:13pm
        Christopher Spinks said | 2:13pm | ! Report

        As much as it pains me to say, they are starting to look like the team we all know and hate. They don’t have a weakness across the park.

    • Roar Guru

      2:01pm
      Christopher Spinks said | 2:01pm | ! Report

      Pats have scored a 39 yard FG.
      23-0 with 9:56 left on the clock.
      Time for the Falcons to step up.
      Its now or never for the away side.

    • Roar Guru

      1:58pm
      Christopher Spinks said | 1:58pm | ! Report

      Pats moving downfield well in the fog. now they are in the Falcons 20.

    • Roar Guru

      1:50pm
      Christopher Spinks said | 1:50pm | ! Report

      They have now not scored a point in 82:54 of football. They are in danger of losing three in a row.

    • Roar Guru

      1:49pm
      Christopher Spinks said | 1:49pm | ! Report

      NO good. Falcons go for it on 3rd and 1 – Malcolm butler makes a block and it is now 4th and 1.
      Ryan Hands the ball off and Sanu is tackled for a loss of 5.
      Patriots will get the ball on the 6-yard line with 14 mins left in the match.
      Pats lead 20-0.
      The Falcons just aren’t with it tonight. They only have themselves to blame.

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