October 14, 2018 Atlanta: Atlanta Falcons head coach Dan Quinn talks with his defense during a first half time out against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in a NFL football game on Sunday, Oct 14, 2018, in Atlanta. Curtis Compton/ccompton@ajc.com
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Falcons must avoid the ‘Bye Week Blues’ 

Last season, the Falcons lost to the Buffalo Bills 23-17 at home to drop to 3-1.

In 2016, the Falcons lost to the Eagles 24-15 to drop to 6-4.

In 2015, the Falcons lost to Blaine Gabbert and the San Francisco 49ers 17-16 to drop to 6-3.

The Falcons (2-4) play the New York Giants (1-5) at 8:15 p.m. on “Monday Night Football” before their Week 8 bye week.  

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D. Orlando Ledbetter
D. Orlando Ledbetter
D. Orlando Ledbetter is the Atlanta Falcons beat writer for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.