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Only the Atlanta Falcons stand in the way of Brady and Belichick making Super Bowl history

Only the Atlanta Falcons stand in the way of Brady and Belichick making Super Bowl history

The Atlanta Falcons have themes for several days of the week. There’s Competition Wednesday, Turnover Thursday, Finish Friday…

And now Sleepless Sunday.

The Falcons are still trying to wrap their heads around their first trip to the Super Bowl since the 1998 season, the result of their 44-21 thrashing of the Green Bay Packers in the NFC championship game.

“I did not get much sleep,” Atlanta Coach Dan Quinn said Monday at team headquarters. “I generally don’t after games. I’m thinking about what we could have done differently.”

Even the most meticulous of nitpickers would have to look hard to find fault with the Falcons’ performance Sunday, a game that set them...

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