Should the Atlanta Falcons Explore a Trade Involving Roddy White?

February 4, 2014   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Before you break out your collective pitchforks, while flooding the comments section with pure vitriol, please hear me out. After a surprising 4-12 season—with that term being used loosely—many have mixed views on the imminent direction of the Atlanta Falcons. 
Are the Falcons one or two tweaks away from contention, or are they an outfit that's in need of a quiet revamp (youth movement)? I tend to lean more toward the latter over the former. That's why Atlanta needs to really think about acquiring assets for veteran receiver Roddy White.
The Falcons' front-office triumvirate of Thomas Dimitroff, Scott Pioli and Lionel Vital all cut their respective teeth under future Hall of Fame coach Bill Belichick (New England Patriots) and his "Patriot way." New England has mastered the art of the quiet rebuild, in part because of its propensity for keeping talent along both lines of scrimmage.
While many blame last season's debacle on injuries, the Patriots were abl...

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