Michael Turner Returns to Form: Atlanta Falcons Fantasy Football Preview

August 20, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Atlanta enters 2010 coming off back-to-back winning seasons for the first time in franchise history.
It is no coincidence that the Falcons resurgence began the moment the team turned to general manager Thomas Dimitroff and head coach Mike Smith after the 2007 season.
In 2008, the team narrowly missed winning the NFC South crown, finishing 11-5, only to lose in the first round of the playoffs. Last year they overcame key injuries to quarterback Matt Ryan and running back Michael Turner to finish 9-7, although they failed to win a wild card spot.
Despite being without Ryan for two games and Turner for five, the Falcons managed 340.4 yards of offense per game with offensive coordinator Mike Mularkey calling the plays.
Mularkey’s offenses have featured a power running attack and a healthy dose of trick plays.
With Ryan and Turner healthy and slot receiver Harry Douglas back after missing all of last season with a torn ACL, the Falcons offense figures to be mo...

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