Take the final NFL Standings fom the 2012 season and then turn them upside down! Three teams currently at the bottom of the NFL Standings were first place teams last January. It shows you how delicate success is in todays NFL.
The Falcons are in company with the Redskins and the Texans. Many people had Atlanta and Houston to make the Super Bowl this season. Now the Texans will be shopping for a new Head Coach and the allure of a top pick to draw them in. The Redskins collapse will only benefit the Rams who have that pick. The Falcons have a lot of work to do.
Sunday at the Dome it would be hard to root against your team. It would also be smart. A loss to Washington would guarantee that Atlanta without winning one of their last two games would have no worse than a top 2 pick.
Root for your team, but it is not the right thing to do. Look towards the future. Kansas City and Philadelphia were two of the worst teams in the NFL last season. They are currently in first place. The lesson? Make a bad season count. Just lose baby!