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Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Falcons have 52 percent shot at Super Bowl

By Pat Yasinskas

At least if you go by history, the Atlanta Falcons have a 52 percent chance of getting to the Super Bowl and a 32 percent chance of winning it.

At 7-0, they also have a 96 percent chance of making the playoffs.

According to ESPN Stats & Information, of the 25 teams to start at least 7-0 and be the league’s final unbeaten team in the Super Bowl era, 13 have reached the Super Bowl and eight have won it.

Of those 25 teams, 24 teams have reached the playoffs.