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I'm looking at you, ESPN.
It seems that every time the Falcons have won a big game, the experts around the country have found a way to downplay it, often adding a "Yeah, but..." routine that is quickly growing old.
The best so far has been Trent Dilfer saying he doesn't believe in the team because they are "simplistic against the run."
We're going on style-points now?
The Falcons defense is seventh in the NFL, allowing 98.1 rushing yards per game. Why does it matter how they get it done?
To be fair, ESPN.com's power rankings had the team at No. 3 last week, the best in the NFC, and they could rise following their win over Baltimore.
When they discuss this team on television, however, they repeatedly bring up how Atlanta plays on the road, seeming to conveniently forget that the Falcons beat the Saints in New Orleans and beat a Browns team that is better than we thought in Cleveland.
Coaches love to fire up their squads with the "No One Outside This Locker Room Believes In Us" speech, so if you want to keep giving this team more motivation, be my guest.
At some point, you will need to pay attention to them.