ATLANTA (AP) The Atlanta Falcons lost two key starters to injuries Sunday against Tampa Bay as cornerback Dunta Robinson suffered a head injury and defensive end John Abraham hurt his left ankle.
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) Atlanta Falcons coach Mike Smith rewarded his players with three days off after they earned the NFC's top seed.
ATLANTA (12-2) At DETROIT (4-10)
Saturday, 8:30 p.m., ESPN
OPENING LINE - Falcons by 3
RECORD VS. SPREAD - Atlanta 8-5-1; Detroit 5-9
ATLANTA (11-1) At CAROLINA (3-9)
Sunday, 1 p.m., FOX
OPENING LINE - Falcons by 3 1/2
RECORD VS. SPREAD - Atlanta 7-4-1; Carolina 5-7