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This is a really tough game to predict. On one hand, the Falcons are home, where they have been fantastic, and they are coming off a bad loss, which makes you think they will be really up for this game. They also run the ball really well, which is a big weakness of the Eagles defense.
On the other hand, the Eagles have owned the Falcons under Andy Reid, winning eight out of the nine meetings. The Eagles did not look great in a win last week, and winning two straight road games to start the NFL season is really hard.
This is a toss-up game in my opinion and if the Eagles win it will be due to heroics and a fantastic day by Michael Vick. If Atlanta can run the ball and keep Vick on the sideline, they win the game. I think the Falcons do enough to defend their home field.
This column has picked the games at a really high rate through history, including hitting last week's Rams game.
As an Eagles fan, I hope I'm wrong but the final prediction:
Falcons 24 Eagles 21