MIAMI GARDENS, FL - AUGUST 10: Matt Ryan #2 of the Atlanta Falcons throws a first quarter touchdown pass against the Miami Dolphins in their preseason game at Hard Rock Stadium on August 10, 2017 in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Joe Skipper/Getty Images)

And the Falcons take another L!


As Southerners are well aware, Chick-fil-A is famously closed on Sundays. The company’s founder, Truett Cathy, was a devout Christian and decided to shutter his stores on the Sabbath for a combination of religious and employee welfare reasons. The one inside Mercedes-Benz Stadium will be no exception. 

Seven of the Falcons’ eight regular season home games are on Sunday this season, the exception being a tilt against the Saints on Dec. 7, a Thursday night. Chick-fil-A has been closed on Sundays since 1946 on orders from founder Truett Cathy.

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