The second week of the NFL season is in the books and the Atlanta Falcons won their second home game in as many weeks. Those who felt the Carolina Panthers were a lay down after their dismal performance against the Philadelphia Eagles last week were in for a surprise. This was a game of two division rivals and neither backed down from the challenge. That should be the theme of this article, to be honest: Challenges. This game featured every red flag that could be thrown. It started early in the first quarter when Panthers coach John Fox let fly the first of many challenge flags by both teams. On 3rd-and-7 from the Carolina 48 yard line, quarterback Matt Ryan connected on a nine yard pass to Roddy White for what seemed to be a first down. Or did he? Coach John Fox tossed the red flag and ha ...
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Article written by Richard Bridges