Why Your Team Won’t Win The Super Bowl: Atlanta Falcons Edition

June 28, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

No, I am not picking on just the Atlanta Falcons! This is a series that I am doing for all 32 of the NFL teams, Why Your Team Won't Win The Super Bowl (click the link to see the other teams).
There are a few keys to success in the NFL, and if your team does not have them, the chance of winning the Super Bowls land somewhere between slim and none.
You must first have a franchise quarterback. The Falcons have that in Matt Ryan. Ryan is making strides to include his name among the top tier in the business.
You have to have a good running game, to control the clock at the end of games. Check again. Michael Turner is becoming one of the best in the game. And he is even getting better.
And you have to have a defense that can keep the other team off the scoreboard.
That is where the Falcons have the problem.
The Falcons finished last season ranked 21st in total defense, 28th against the pass, and 10th against the run.
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