Home Sports Redskin Falcons’ defense finally shows up in the clutch to hold off Panthers SportsRedskin Falcons’ defense finally shows up in the clutch to hold off Panthers October 30, 2020 3 Facebook Twitter Pinterest WhatsApp Raheem Morris was dejected as he took questions from the media following Sunday’s 23-22, last-second loss to Detroit. On Thursday night, following a 25-17 win over Carolina, the Falcons’ interim coach was almost giddy. Yes, the mood shifted with a win. But it also shifted for another reason: The Falcons’ two-minute defense finally showed up. On Wednesday, we took a deep dive into the struggles of the Falcons’ two-minute defense. After charting every two-minute drive of 2020 (the end of the halves and games) we found that the Falcons had given up 54 points during those situations versus the 33 points Atlanta’s offense had scored during the same time. Prior to Thursday night’s win, those 54 points made up 26 percent of the points the defense had allowed through seven games. And that loomed large, considering four of those games had been decided by seven points or fewer (or in the case of the Dallas and Detroit games, one point). When… READ NEWS SOURCE RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR [NFL: Washington Redskins] – Rewarding Moments In Washington History: Washington Beats Giants In First Thanksgiving Home Game What happened in football today: November 26 2020 EA Sports responds to growing image rights row [SB Nation: Hogs Haven] – NFL Week 12: Thanksgiving Day Football Houston Texans vs Detroit Lions Washington hopes to re-sign Alex Smith [The Washington Times] – Washington wants Alex Smith back for 2021: Report Premier League announces its December fixture schedule Report: Washington wants Alex Smith back for 2021 The Athletic Minnesota’s 2020 Thanksgiving Super Quiz What Mikhail Sergachev’s new deal tells us about Quinn Hughes’ second contract [NFL: Washington Redskins] – Wake Up Washington 11/26: Happy Thanksgiving [SB Nation: Hogs Haven] – Another look at Logan Thomas on the all-22 film vs the Bengals LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply Please enter your comment! Please enter your name here You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.