Give Me a Minuteman: Five Reasons to Tune Into the Patriots at Falcons

August 17, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The NFL preseason continues this Thursday when the New England Patriots take on the Atlanta Falcons. Although it's preseason, this game is important for these teams as they still have some unanswered questions.
Here are five reasons to tune into the game.
1. Crazy like a Fox
Fox will televise the game. If you know how to bet football then you know there is nothing better than betting on a televised game. NFL Odds makers at Bet Mania have pegged the Falcons as 2.5 point favorites over the Patriots.
This is the first chance to see how the guys at Fox Sports will cover NFL games this year. Will Terry and the gang be the best coverage on TV this year?
2. The Welker Watch
Patriots wide receiver Wes Welker has not played in a game since being injured in a meaningless game against Houston at the end of last year.
ESPN reports that Welker said the team’s approach remains to “take it slow,” so it would be surprising if he’...

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