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Nickel package: Five things to watch in Ravens vs. Atlanta Falcons
Nickel package: Five things to watch in Ravens vs. Atlanta Falcons

As the Ravens (4-2) square off with the Atlanta Falcons (2-4) on Sunday at M&T Bank Stadium, here’s Baltimore Sun reporter Aaron Wilson’s checklist of things to keep an eye on: 1. Falcons pass defense One week after quarterback Joe Flacco shredded the Tampa Bay Buccaneers secondary, another vulnerable pass defense will try to contain the Ravens’ emerging passing game. The Falcons don’t have great personnel, having lost linebacker Sean Weatherspoon and safety William Moore to injuries. Their 4-3 defensive alignment lacks elite pass rushers. And their secondary hasn’t adequately replaced cornerback Brent Grimes since he signed with the Miami Dolphins a year...

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