As the offseason rolls on, we'll continue our look at the Falcons’ pre-training camp roster by discussing which players are poised for breakout seasons in 2013.
What's a breakout season? For the purposes of our discussion, we'll simply define a breakout season as one in which the player reaches a major milestone that he hasn't yet hit in his career (Pro Bowl, leading the team in a key statistical category, making an impact as a full-time starter for the first time, etc.).
Since the rookies have not competed in full pads yet, this evaluation will be limited to veteran players with at least one year on the team.
The players who made this list were evaluated based on their age, on-field performance and the role they will be expected to play for the team in 2013.
Let’s dive in.