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Wednesday, October 24, 2012
History bodes well for Falcons

By Pat Yasinskas

The Atlanta Falcons haven’t clinched anything yet, but history says they have 94.6 percent chance of making the playoffs, a 54.1 percent chance of reaching the Super Bowl and a 27 percent chance of winning it.

The Falcons are 6-0 and are the league’s only unbeaten team. According to ESPN Stats & Information, 37 teams have been 6-0 or better and been the league’s last unbeaten team. Of those 37 teams, 35 have made the playoffs.

Twenty of those teams have reached the Super Bowl and 10 have won it.