Fans Shouldn’t Worry About Falcons Secondary

August 17, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Yesterday, Bleacher Report's NFL National Lead Writer Michael Schottey wrote a piece on why the Atlanta Falcons "young" secondary could be their downfall in the 2013 season.
On the surface, it's easy to see why such contentions are made. Atlanta's pass defense ranked just 23rd in the NFL last season against the pass, allowing 242.4 yards per game. 
Over the offseason, the Falcons unloaded Dunta Robinson and saw Brent Grimes take his talents to South Beach. 
Now, the Falcons will very likely start a rookie at cornerback opposite of Asante Samuel. 
It's easy to see why one might look at those facts and confidently claim the team is in a heap of trouble, but here's where, with all respect to the wonderful work of Schottey, the assumption that this secondary is even a liability is off base. 
We're essentially talking about one position: starting cornerback. Dunta Robinson was never much of anything for the Falcons. He would disappear in pas...

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