Ranking the biggest collapses in NFL history
Choke artists. Authors of collapse. Innovators of implosion.
Call them whatever you want. Atlanta's heartbreaking loss in Super Bowl LI is all the more bitter because of the course it took: Forging a 28-3 lead well into the third quarter, the ill-fated Falcons found a way to let it all slip away.
For anyone associated with the team, it's the loneliest place in the world. Your phone stops ringing, every television is locked on Tom Brady doused in confetti and the painful question lingers: Will we ever get back there again?
It's no solace to Falcons fans, but the truth is this: You aren't alone.
Teams before you have crumbled and fallen -- and we're here to prove it.
Here's a look at the seven wildest collapses in NFL history: