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Panthers Vs. Falcons Preview: Atlanta Goes For 4-0 Start

The Falcons host the Panthers this week.

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The Atlanta Falcons are one of three undefeated teams in the NFL, and they'll look to preserve that perfect record when they take on the Carolina Panthers in Week 4.

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Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan has played well in 2012, and with him leading the charge, the Falcons have looked like one of the league's best teams. They rolled past the previously undefeated San Diego Chargers on Sunday, and Ryan threw for 275 yards and three scores in the process.

The Panthers, meanwhile, are off to a 1-2 start and could really use a bit of positive momentum. Quarterback Cam Newton hasn't been particularly sharp so far, as he's thrown five interceptions and just two touchdowns.

Game Time & Date: 1 p.m. ET, Sunday


For updates, stay tuned to SB Nation Atlanta. For more in-depth coverage of this game, visit Falcons blog The Falcoholic as well as Carolina Panthers blog Cat Scratch Reader. And for more news, notes and analysis from around the league, check out SB Nation's NFL hub.

Photographs by coka_koehler used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.