Atlanta Falcons: Doug Martin is biggest threat to Atlanta, and more from The Pewter Plank

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Oct 4, 2015; Tampa, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Doug Martin (22) runs for a first down during the fourth quarter of an NFL football game against the Carolina Panthers at Raymond James Stadium. Carolina won 37-23. Mandatory Credit: Reinhold Matay-USA TODAY Sports

After leading Washington 24-0 last week, what went wrong?

DR: I think the entire team thought the game was in the bag and they stopped trying. It was still the 2nd quarter, though, with a lot of football left to be played. Both the offense and defense were less aggressive and we saw how that worked out.

What should the Falcons be most concerned about in this game?

DR: Doug Martin is who the Falcons need to worry about the most. If he has another 100-yard game then the Bucs offense will be able to get in sync and have a chance for big plays. If the Falcons can stop the run, though, then Jameis Winston may struggle if he has to throw the ball 30 or more times.

What’s your prediction for the game?

DR: I would love to predict a Bucs upset and I do think its possible, but the most realistic outcome is a Falcons win. It may not be pretty and the Bucs may keep it close, but I feel like Matty Ice and the Falcons will conme away with the victory. Falcons 27, Bucs 20.