Atlanta has some extremely important backups that would be detrimental to lose. They can play multiple spots and have the ability to help not just at their position but also on special teams.
The best way to a championship is depth, and the Falcons are starting to build one of the deeper rosters in the NFL. By having multiple players who can provide versatile weapons for the coordinators to play with, the Falcons will enjoy better success.
Atlanta has been developing quite a talented roster over the past four years under Mike Smith and Thomas Dimitroff. However, the following players will be the most important backups for the Falcons in 2012.