The headline alone is good for a laugh.
To see the words, "First-place Falcons not getting ahead of themselves," all together -- especially when we're talking about a 4-6 team -- makes us feel like we're reading something in The Onion.
Alas, this is just the NFC South.
"It's been a different year, for sure," Matt Ryan said, via ESPN.com. "But you play to be relevant in November and December. And as quirky as this year has been, we're relevant. And we've got to keep going."
At the moment, head coach Mike Smith could not be luckier. The way the season was breaking before, it appeared as though a large-scale regime change was coming.