This year’s slate of games on Thursday Night Football has not been very kind to many of the teams that have played in them so far. Players often complain about having a short week to prepare, not to mention the increased risk for injuries and the fact it’s hard to have success on a short week. Taking a different approach on the subject is Atlanta Falcons center Alex Mack. He points out a few reasons why he enjoys playing on Thursday night, as passed along by Mike Silver of That is certainly a glass-half-full approach. Mack obviously enjoys getting the game of the week over with and having a weekend to enjoy himself.