Jonathan Babineaux

NFL playoffs | Atlanta Falcons vs. Seattle Seahawks

NFL playoffs | Atlanta Falcons vs. Seattle Seahawks

The Chicago Cubs won their first World Series title in 108 years last fall, and the Cleveland Cavaliers ended their city’s 52-year championship drought by winning the NBA title last June.

Could the Atlanta Falcons, who have never won a Super Bowl in their 51-year history, end more than five decades of futility with their first title?

“It would huge,” defensive lineman Jonathan Babineaux, the team's longest-tenured player, told reporters this week. 

“The city of Atlanta has been waiting on a Super Bowl for many years now. To have a season like we've had, to be able to play the way we've been playing, everybody’s excited, man.”

The Falcons have a...

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