Sad-gate: Did Falcons Fake Crowd Noise?

If you've been to an Atlanta Falcons game in recent years, there are two things you've come to expect: A weird videotaped "call to action" from Samuel L. Jackson to make noise...and the deafening silence from a crowd that thinks it is loud, but is often drowned out by opposing fans. Well now it turns out, on those rare occasions when it seemed like Falcons fans were doing their part as the "12th man", it may have really been a hidden "13th" man doing the dirty work. The NFL is investigating whether the team faked crowd noise. And if you're thinking that's the most pathetic thing you've ever heard of in life, you're right. Falcon logo lookalike/team owner Arthur Blank today called … [Read more...]