Saturday Night Football Open Thread

Leon Halip

We have a rare Saturday night NFL game tonight. The Falcons head to Detroit. At the start of the year, it felt like this would be a game that would have big meaning for both teams. The Falcons held up their end of the bargain. The Lions have not. They couldn't even beat Arizona last week.

If you are interested at all in the NFC Playoff picture, this game has some meaning. A Falcons win clinches the top seed and homefield advantage for Atlanta throughout the NFC Playoffs and starts three weeks of questions about whether they can finally break their postseason hex.

The Lions are playing for pride. They haven't shown much fight lately. Maybe they can make an effort this week and try to end a lost season on a slightly less bitter note. On paper this doesn't look like much of a game, but logic frequently takes a holiday in the NFL.

Leave your thoughts on the game below if you are watching.

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

Join Gang Green Nation

You must be a member of Gang Green Nation to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Gang Green Nation. You should read them.

Join Gang Green Nation

You must be a member of Gang Green Nation to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Gang Green Nation. You should read them.

Spinner

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9341_tracker