1. Atlanta Falcons: Full Position Breakdown & Depth Chart Analysis on Special Teams

    One of the Atlanta Falcons' biggest strengths is their underrated special teams unit. They have top-five players at each of the key spots of return specialist, kicker, punter and long snapper...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 1 month ago 4,358 reads 6 comments

  2. Atlanta Falcons: Full Position Breakdown & Depth Chart Analysis at Safety

    With Dan Quinn in Atlanta as the Falcons head coach, safety is going to be a much more important position than it was for Mike Smith's defense...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 1 month ago 8,688 reads 10 comments

  3. Atlanta Falcons: Full Position Breakdown & Depth-Chart Analysis at Cornerback

    Cornerback is one of the most important positions in the new defense that Dan Quinn will be running for the Atlanta Falcons in 2015...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 1 month ago 10,792 reads 13 comments

  4. Atlanta Falcons: Full Position Breakdown & Depth-Chart Analysis at Linebacker

    In 2014, linebacker could have been considered the weakest part of the Atlanta Falcons defense. They had just one quality linebacker starting while the likes of Joplo Bartu and Prince ...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 1 month ago 9,572 reads 15 comments

  5. Atlanta Falcons: Full Position Breakdown and Depth Chart Analysis at Edge Player

    Edge player was the biggest spot that the Atlanta Falcons needed to improve during the 2015 offseason. In 2014, the Falcons were trotting out players at weak-side end and strong-side ...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 1 month ago 6,702 reads 3 comments

  6. Atlanta Falcons Full Position Breakdown & Depth Chart Analysis at Defensive Line

    The Atlanta Falcons defense needs to see improvement along the defensive line. Atlanta's interior defensive line positions—strong-side defensive end, nose tackle, under tackle ...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 1 month ago 6,392 reads 14 comments

  7. Atlanta Falcons Full Position Breakdown & Depth-Chart Analysis at Offensive Line

    When it comes to the Atlanta Falcons offensive line, health is just as important as the talent up front. Don't get me wrong—there is a ton of talent up front that hasn't come close to reaching its potential yet...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 1 month ago 6,657 reads 11 comments

  8. Atlanta Falcons: Full Position Breakdown and Depth-Chart Analysis at Tight End

    The Atlanta Falcons haven't had a competent starting tight end since Tony Gonzalez retired. They need some excellent play out of the current group in order for the passing offense to get to the same level it was at in 2012...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 1 month ago 5,068 reads 5 comments

  9. Setting Realistic Expectations for Top Atlanta Falcons Rookies

    For the Atlanta Falcons to take the next step in 2015, the rookie class will have to make an immediate impact. However, expecting seven Pro Bowl players right away or any at all is a bit much for any rookie class...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 1 month ago 5,530 reads 10 comments

  10. Atlanta Falcons: Full Position Breakdown and Depth Chart Analysis at Quarterback

    The Atlanta Falcons have one of the most stable quarterback situations in the NFL . Matt Ryan is a true franchise quarterback, and they have a solid competition for the backup quarterback spot between veteran T...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 2 months ago 5,565 reads 8 comments

  11. Atlanta Falcons: Full Position Breakdown & Depth-Chart Analysis at Wide Receiver

    The Atlanta Falcons have one of the better wide receiver depth charts in the NFL . Since his arrival in Atlanta, Julio Jones has shown All-Pro abilities, while Roddy White has been a top-five receiver at points during his career...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 2 months ago 6,009 reads 14 comments

  12. Winners and Losers of the Atlanta Falcons' Offseason So Far

    The Atlanta Falcons have had an extremely eventful offseason, including a new coaching staff, a full draft class, multiple free-agent signings and re-signings and the release of some players that will free up a ton of cap space...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 2 months ago 19,916 reads 19 comments

  13. Atlanta Falcons: Full Position Breakdown & Depth-Chart Analysis at Running Back

    The biggest question on the Atlanta Falcons offense when it comes to who is starting is at running back...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 3 months ago 11,207 reads 26 comments

  14. How Have the Atlanta Falcons Addressed Biggest Weaknesses from 2014?

    When a team goes 6-10, it has more than a few weaknesses. The Atlanta Falcons had a ton of weaknesses throughout the team last year. However, the key weaknesses were what led to the biggest losses for the Falcons...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 3 months ago 6,699 reads 17 comments

  15. Atlanta Falcons: Creating the Blueprint for Optimal Offense in 2015

    The most complex offenses in the NFL normally come from the combination of multiple simplistic concepts...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 3 months ago 12,282 reads 23 comments

  16. 5 Atlanta Falcons Players Poised for a Breakout Campaign in 2015

    Having multiple breakout players is how the Atlanta Falcons are going to have a big turnaround from their 6-10 2014 campaign...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 3 months ago 15,160 reads 28 comments

  17. 2015 Atlanta Falcons: Understanding Athletic Fits Needed for Dan Quinn's Defense

    A new head coach. A new attitude. A new scheme. But how does the current personnel fit with Dan Quinn's scheme? How do the athletes match up in Atlanta compared to the ones that Quinn had in Seattle? That's what most people will wonder...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 3 months ago 13,339 reads 19 comments

  18. Projecting Atlanta Falcons' Most Heated Roster Battles This Offseason

    The Atlanta Falcons have undergone massive changes throughout the 2015 offseason. Because of those, they have quite a few interesting camp battles that will be accentuated due to ...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 4 months ago 13,005 reads 50 comments

  19. Atlanta Falcons Veterans Who Have Been Put on Notice This Offseason

    The Falcons have come into 2015 with an attitude to get better at every single aspect of their game. After playing poorly enough to have Mike Smith fired despite being the winningest ...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 4 months ago 21,954 reads 29 comments

  20. Breaking Down the Atlanta Falcons Roster After the 2015 NFL Draft

    After the 2015 NFL draft and free agency, the Atlanta Falcons roster looks almost completely different than it did in 2014. Sure, some of the bigger offensive names are still with the team...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 4 months ago 16,313 reads 64 comments

  21. In-Depth Look at Atlanta's Most Intriguing Selection, DT Grady Jarrett

    Some guys just know how to play football. They don't sugarcoat it. They don't pretty it up. They just go out there, give it their all and become long-time staples for their teams...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 4 months ago 11,189 reads 8 comments

  22. Atlanta Falcons' 2015 Draft: Aggregating Report Card Grades from Around the Web

    The Atlanta Falcons had one of their best drafts in a long time, and the grades around the media reflect that...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 4 months ago 13,793 reads 35 comments

  23. Atlanta Falcons: Complete 2015 NFL Draft Wrap-Up and Analysis

    The Atlanta Falcons might have just had their best draft in the history of the team. It's a draft that the Falcons needed to get the most out of, and all of the picks were simple, logical and fit the team...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 4 months ago 13,870 reads 30 comments

  24. Akeem King to Atlanta Falcons: Full Draft-Pick Breakdown

    When the Atlanta Falcons signed Dan Quinn to be their head coach, head-scratchers like Akeem King being drafted in the seventh round were going to happen...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 4 months ago 6,600 reads 6 comments

  25. Jake Rodgers to Atlanta Falcons: Full Draft-Pick Breakdown

    The Atlanta Falcons potentially just took their starting left guard in the seventh round of the 2015 NFL draft when they picked Jake Rodgers out of Eastern Washington ...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 4 months ago 6,337 reads 2 comments