The Falcons have a 2-3 record as they enter their Week 6 bye. It’s not where many anticipated the team would be, however, things aren’t nearly as bad as they seemed after a brutal 0-2 start.
Obviously, there’s plenty of work left to be done for first-year head coach Arthur Smith, but it’s never too early to pay attention to the playoff standings. So, where do the Falcons find themselves in the playoff picture after five weeks?
Here’s a look at the team’s position in the NFC South and the overall NFC conference standings..