5 Keys to the Atlanta Falcons Getting on Track Back to Playoffs

July 25, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

It might feel like it's been ages, but the Atlanta Falcons were recently regular playoff contenders. Between 2008 and 2012, the team went to the playoffs four times, posted a 56-24 regular-season record and even made an appearance in the NFC title game.
Though Atlanta didn't make it back to the postseason last year, the team did turn the page a bit on the two years of futility that followed that stellar five-year run. The Falcons managed to win eight games in 2015, just two fewer than the team posted in the previous two seasons combined.
The stage is now set for Atlanta to potentially make a return to the playoffs in 2016. However, the path back to the playoffs isn't going to be an easy one.
Today, we're going to take a look at five goals the Falcons must accomplish in order to make their return to postseason contention. We'll be basing our choices largely on what worked and what didn't during last season's 8-8 campaign. Factors like roster makeup, coaching strategy and ...

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