Atlanta Falcons vs. Tennessee Titans: Full game preview

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The Atlanta Falcons (5-1) hit the road to take on the Tennessee Titans (1-4) this week, aiming to match last season’s win total just seven weeks in. The Falcons are heavy favorites, but the Titans aren’t a team to be taken lightly.

Even without rookie quarterback Marcus Mariota, Tennessee has a defense capable of slowing down the Falcons’ pass game, and it will likely lean on the ground game to beat Atlanta. For the Falcons, this game is all about getting back on track after a difficult loss to the Saints last week.

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How will Atlanta look with a 10 day break between games? The mini bye week couldn’t have come at a better time with so many key players dealing with injuries, and now it looks like the team is close to full strength ahead of an important stretch of games.

The road to the playoffs runs through Nashville this week. Can the Falcons earn a sixth win on the season and continue the march to the postseason? Here’s everything you need to know.

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