The NFL week 1 schedule for 2012 is underway and the preseason is sure to excite, in week 1 we have sixteen NFL picks contests starting on August 9th. One of these featured week 1 NFL picks contests features the Baltimore Ravens versus the Atlanta Falcons scheduled to kick off at 7:30PM in the Georgia Dome. The NFL week 1 odds for this preseason picks contest has the Atlanta Falcons listed as the favorite with a -2½(-110) point spread with the game total posted at 33½( ov-110).
Tha Falcons finished off the 2011 regular season 8th in passing and 17th in rushing and will be looking to extend their play beyond a wildcard birth in 2012. Last year the Atlanta Falcons postsesason schedule was cut short with a 24-2 loss to the Super Bowl winning New York Giants. For the Falcons 2012 NFL schedule, talk has focused on running back Michael Turner, Turner has earned the Falcons over 5,000 yards on the ground and 50 touchdowns since joining the Falcons in 2008 earning second in rushing behind the Vikings Adrian Peterson.
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The Ravens defense once again will be solid during the 2012 NFL schedule, but their offense will still need improvement. Last year the Ravens finished 19th in passing and 10th on the ground making the Ravens vulnerable when the offense takes the field.
These teams have met only three times since 2002 with the Falcons edging out the Ravens 2-1.
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