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There is a strong possibility the Falcons have won their last game of the season. That projection isn’t based on injuries, schemes or a weekly metamorphosis along the offensive line, but rather sheer numbers.
Falcons linebacker Stephen Nicholas came off the bench to help stymie the Redskins on Sunday.With linebacker Sean Weatherspoon knocked from the game with a knee injury, Nicholas, the former starter who has been relegated to special teams duties, took over in the third quarter.