Atlanta Falcons Week 13 picks: Predicting each NFC South game

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Nov 1, 2015; Atlanta, GA, USA; Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones (11) celebrates after making a touchdown in front of Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback Johnthan Banks (27) in the fourth quarter of their game at the Georgia Dome. The Buccaneers won 23-20 in overtime. Mandatory Credit: Jason Getz-USA TODAY Sports

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Atlanta Falcons (6-5) at Tampa Bay Buccaneers (5-6)

I keep predicted that the Falcons will rebound, and I keep being wrong about it. This team is thoroughly disappointing, and we can only hope that the players-only meeting and return of Devin Hester do something to spark the offense.

Meanwhile, Tampa has continued to show they are a decent football team with a chance to win on any given Sunday. If Atlanta is going to turn it around, it will be on Sunday against the Bucs. I’m hoping one last time.

Pick: Atlanta 24, Tampa Bay 20

Carolina Panthers (11-0) at New Orleans Saints (4-7)

It’s the battle of the best NFC South team and the worst NFC South team. I don’t think I need to tell you that the Saints will most likely get rocked on Sunday. Carolina rolls over a truly horrific defense in New Orleans.

Pick: Carolina 31, New Orleans 20

Last week: 2-2
Season: 21-18

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