The "Atlanta curse" continues to haunt the Falcons.
On Sunday the Falcons explosive offense wasn't enough to hold off the division rival, Saints. As New Orleans came out on top in overtime, 43-37.
However, this wasn't the most disappointing thing that happened on Sunday.
The Falcons lost another important player on the defensive
The Falcons looked stunning Sunday beating the Carolina Panthers 31-24. Matt Ryan looked reminiscent of his MVP form, completing 23 of 28 passes for 272 yards and threw 2 touchdown passes. He remarkably ran for two rushing touchdowns as well, which matches his most rushing touchdowns in a season. In
Tevin Coleman is full of speed. If you get him in the open field, it will definitely be a foot race to the end zone. He is what makes the Falcons offense so dynamic in the run and passing game.
In 2017, Coleman had 628 yards and 5 touchdowns. When
Devonta Freeman plays with his heart on the sleeve, and you can tell. The way he runs, the way he talks, Freeman is always ready to give it his all. 2017 was another good season for him, and he could've been better than what he was.
Freeman has evolved into one
The hard-hitting safety is looking to have a solid 3rd year.
When you think of Brian Poole, you think of that hit he put on Russell Wilson. Or maybe you think about the hit he put on Aaron Rodgers. Either way it goes, hitting hard is what Poole specializes in for
Get to the damn quarterback.
Takk is ferocious. Before being drafted people knew that he would come to any team and give them his best. The Falcons were looking for another DE on the other side of Beasley, and McKinley seemed to be the right player.
The Falcons bought him into the
He's becoming one of the best linebackers in the league.
We hear about Luke Kuechly being the best linebackers in the league. Look no further, but in a couple of years, there may be an argument about that. Deion Jones is going into his 3rd season, and he's exceeded expectation ever