Atlanta Falcons: State of the NFC South in Week 6

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We are over a third of the way through the NFL season, and the standings are beginning to take shape across the league. Inside the NFC South, a two-team race for the division crown is emerging.

Entering Week 6, the Atlanta Falcons sat atop the division with a perfect 5-0 record. But the New Orleans Saints were responsible for the Falcons’ first loss of the season under the bright lights of Thursday Night Football, meaning the 4-0 Carolina Panthers take over the top spot.

Is there any way back for New Orleans? Can Tampa Bay add its name to the mix? Or is this truly a two-team battle between Atlanta and Carolina? Let’s take a look at the state of the NFC South in Week 6 and put each team under the microscope.

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