Can Falcons, Fantasy Owners Really Trust Jason Snelling, Jacquizz Rodgers?

September 25, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

After winning 13 games last year, a lot was expected of the Atlanta Falcons in 2013.
However, the Falcons now sit at 1-2, due in large part to injuries which have ravaged the team on both sides of the ball.
Among those injuries is a bum leg that could hold running back Steven Jackson out until after the team's Week 6 bye. It leaves the Falcons and fantasy football enthusiasts facing a very important question:
How much faith can we have in the Atlanta ground game at this point?
The combination of Jacquizz Rodgers and Jason Snelling actually fared pretty well in last week's loss to the Miami Dolphins.
Against the NFL's 19th-ranked defense, Snelling and Rodgers combined to carry the ball 29 times for 139 yards. Add in the 65 yards that the pair picked up on six catches, and Rodgers and Snelling piled up over 200 yards of total offense.
It was Rodgers who drew the start. In fact, there was a time (before Jackson arrived in free agency) when many felt that Rodg...

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