Yesterday, the Broncos made themselves one of the AFC favorites to go to the Super Bowl next February by signing Wes Welker. Today, the Falcons did the same thing in the NFC. According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, they just agreed to a deal with former Rams running back Steven Jackson, who will replace Michael Turner in the back field for Atlanta.

Agreed. And, Schefty forgot to mention Tony Gonzalez. This team is going to be a tough out in the playoffs next season.

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[via Adam Schefter]