It's becoming frighteningly obvious that this Franchise STILL has not changed very much. Even with the new stadium digs and things couldn't be more predictable right now. We are still overpaying talent and letting key role players get away. How many 10 year guys were in this program last year? Not just on the field but off the field? As much as I admire Dan Quinn's confidence I am extremely saddened by how misleading this last offseason was. Multiple ten year guys from players and coaches were either replaced or let go a lot of them being integral role players for this franchise. Now, I could see a gradual shift in things occurring but losing both coordinators as well as underserved role-players like Chris Chester, Patrick Dimarco, Sean Weatherspoon, Jonathan Babineaux, Tyson Jackson, Dwight Freeney, Jacob Tamme ummm who else...oh yeah, Worrilow. (Who was a HUGE unsung hero in my eyes) YOU DON'T LOSE THAT MANY ROLE PLAYERS IN ONE OFFSEASON AND EXPECT TO COMPETE AT THE SAME LEVEL THE NEXT SEASON! I don't understand how these millionaire Front Office guys can't seem to deduce something even a non-professional can see, smh. It's eerily predictable and reminiscent of quite a few major U.S. companies who either over or underestimate not only their own industry market but also the competition and end up losing leverage long-term while attempting to appear cash competent in the short term. Resigning Trufant for a Top 5 corner salary was a mistake, especially since EVERYONE now knows our best corner in on the other side. Replacing a 10 year OC with a guy who's never even coached in the League before was a huge mistake. Trading out of the 2nd round of the Draft to pick-up an over-glorified back up was a mistake. Not finding an adequate replacement for Chester, huge mistake. Not resigning Dimarco another biggie. I saw SOOOO many warning signs of the inability of this Franchise to actually truly connect it's philosophy, strategy and native market right after losing another game you should have won, that I now doubt this Franchise ability is even win a Super Bowl in my lifetime. Replacing both Defensive Coordinator and Offensive Coordinator with guy's who've never done it in the same offseason AS WELL AS losing that amount of role players and voila' YOUR FRANCHISE'S WINDOW OF OPPORTUNITY JUST CLOSED EARLIER THAN NEED BE. One can not simply BUY a Super Bowl nor OVERcompensate guy's into becoming champions. Look at what happened last year: Team plays better with #1 Corner out, Role-players step up with Rookies to create successful mentor-mentee relationships and great fieldplay synergy, West Coast Offensive mastermind finally locks in his style of coordinating with underperforming yet capable starting Quarterback, team finds ways to win even without their #1 world-renown wideout, ummmm what else oh! Size balance! Just because Grady Jarret played well in the Super Bowl does not mean that Rashede Hageman was any less important towards that outcome! Have a balance of quick-undersized guys and big-strong guys created a team worthy of Super Bowl chemistry. TO ANYONE SIMPLY ONLOOKING THOSE ARE MINOR DETAILS BUT FROM SOMEONE WHO REALLY UNDERSTANDS GROUP-TALENT SYNERGISTICS THESE MISTAKES ARE MAKE OR BREAK TO A FRANCHISE ON A SUPER BOWL RUN. And now what's happened? Everyone's seeing thru the bs again and Matty Ice is back to playing like Matty Snowflake. Dan Quinn isn't even speaking as much and Marquel Manuel is starting to look more like the REAL Head Coach than anyone, wonder why that is? GOING FORWARD: Stop resigning guys that you can afford to lose while letting key role-players walk, Stop drafting project players every year back to back and grab guys who are READY and let them play, draft Matt Ryan's replacement to show him and everyone else here that no one man is bigger than the team and IF YOU GET A COORDINATOR WHO REALLY GETS IT DON'T LET HIM GO. Duhhhhhhh! What an idiotic franchise, smh. I'm done with my rant and go luck to the rest of my fellow Falcon fans, I expect a playoff birth and then a first-round loss as per usual with these folks. Good day.