After over seven months of anticipation, we'll finally find out what these 2013 Atlanta Falcons are about in less than two weeks when they make their regular-season debut at the Superdome against the New Orleans Saints.
For a team coming off an NFC Championship Game appearance, the Falcons face plenty of serious questions entering this campaign.
Veterans such as Tyson Clabo, Todd McClure, Dunta Robinson, John Abraham and Brent Grimes are gone. In addition, the team's 2013 schedule boasts matchups with some of the best quarterbacks in the league.
Nevertheless, this group of Falcons enters 2013 with lofty expectations. Here are the 10 burning questions facing the 2013 Atlanta Falcons as they begin their quest to win the team's first Lombardi Trophy.