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  1. UNBELIEVABLE! We are currently the Dolphins hidden by the success of Matt Ryan and Julio Jones. We are a complete joke of an organization right now! I will not watch anymore Falcons games until Dan Quinn leaves now! I'm sick and tired of this BS! Year after year after year!
  2. With a ton more talent on this roster. The 2007 team was the weird post-Vick and pre-Ryan year. This current team is much worse. For the 2nd week in a row, our offense shows up but our defense can’t do ANYTHING! Tony Gonzalez just said it on FOX. Only the Miami Dolphins have a worse defense than us! The offensive side of the ball deserves much better than this BS Dan Quinn has done to the defense. Fire Quinn now! Sick of it!!!!!
  3. Or are we really aren't as talented as we think we are? There's multiple former pro bowlers on this team. The Falcons have so many flaws and problems right now the list is too long to make. Some of these problems, such as bad special teams coverage, horrible starting field position, our offensive line/running back not getting a yard, our defense being mediocre as usual, have been problems with the Falcons for several years now, even in the Mike Smith years. The difference is when we had good teams, we got away with these problems but it always came back to hunt us somewhere in the postseason. Now we have a s**t ton more problems than ever before. Matt Ryan is old. Julio Jones is getting old. Alex Mack is old now. Matt Bryant as great as he is we have to draft a new quality kicker ASAP. Devonta Freeman was built perfectly for Shanahan's offense but with Koetter (including 2014) and Sarkisian, what has Freeman really done? Trufant, nothing more than an average corner, he's never been elite, always been average and good enough to be a solid starter, but in Trufant's 7 seasons with the Falcons, he's only been in the postseason with us ONCE, that was in 2017. He was injured in our Super Bowl run, and we missed the playoffs in 2013-2015, 2018, and now it's going to be 2019. The Falcons need a more physical offensive line, we're working on that, but the overhaul of the O-line may have come at a worse time. Maybe it'll benefit us the next few years, but we don't know for sure yet. Along with our offensive line, we need a bigger workhorse back who weighs more and can help us run out clock better to help the defense, not light weighted guys like Freeman or Ito. Freeman and Ito are good, but we need to draft a fresh big workhorse back, like another Turner, or a Blunt, a Chubb, a Henry, behind a big physical O-line. Freeman was mostly built for Shanahan's offense like I said previously. A bigger workhorse back is built more for the current offense we have now. Last but not least, I don't care what QB we draft, if we don't have the previous I mentioned along with an ELITE DEFENSE or a TOP 10 DEFENSE for once who has a lot of fire lit up on them with great leadership. We will never win the big one. Defense wins championships. Enough of the mediocre sorry defenses in Atlanta with no leadership at all and a lot of sorry players who can't tackle or make good plays consistently. We're not getting anywhere with this current defense. We need to draft better, bigger and more physical guys up front and in the secondary. Just having Grady Jarrett, Deion Jones, and Ricardo Allen is not enough.
  4. You know what I'm worried about the most at this point? Since our loss to the Chargers in 2016, we've literally lost every AFC game in the preseason and regular season except for the Jets on the road in 2017. Seriously. Since the 2016 Chargers, that's 10 AFC losses out of our last 11 AFC games, and if you throw in our 11 straight preseason losses (only one of those was against a NFC team) so that's 10 AFC preseason losses added on. We've lost a total of 20 of our last 21 games to AFC opponents in the preseason and regular season combined. YIKES, and the 2019 version of the AFC South will be tougher than the 2011 and 2015 AFC South divisions we faced. You already know it. Road games against the Colts and Texans will be brutal, but the Titans and Jaguars shouldn't be hard right? Oh wait, we've lost all of our home games vs AFC opponents since 2013 except for the 2015 Texans. In order for the Falcons to win the Super Bowl they have to beat an AFC opponent right?
  5. Yes, this is ANOTHER Quinn thread, from a different perspective. I do think Quinn has started to lose the team a bit this year, however not for the reasons many people think. Quinn has his faults in coaching as do about 30 other NFL coaches, but at the end of the day I think Quinn is a GOOD coach. The coaches Quinn has surrounded himself with though, which is ABSOLUTELY Quinn’s fault, are not good coaches. This staff is littered with inexperienced coaches who can’t prepare their players on a weekly basis and it has been painfully obvious over the better part of two season. Last year talent reigns supreme and the team was able to get away with it, but the injuries this year have shown the underlying issue. Were the injuries a major issue this year? absolutely, they took the Falcons from a contender to a middle of the pack team, but unfortunately the team is performing more like a basement dweller than a middle team which is on the coaching staff. Put simply, a CEO can’t run a good company without a good executive team and Quinn with not be successful without a good supporting staff. Quinn cannot possibly coach up every player single handledly. Good head coaches surround themselves with a good staff and that is exactly what Quinn needs to do this off season. He needs to admit his past faults and bring in some experience in the coaching department. A young coach like Sean McVay has done exactly this, bringing in experience at the defensive coordinator and special teams positions and gathering the best coaching he could find top to bottom. Even at 11-1 he isn’t satisfied offering Kliff Kingsbury a consultant job throughout the playoff run to help dissect offenses and get literally any additional feedback he can get. If Quinn wants to be successful, and he absolutely can be, he needs to come to the realization that no one can do it by themself and go out and put together a quality coaching staff this off season.