Strength of schedule is calculated from the opponents projected fantasy points allowed for the DEF position. The best rating is +16 which gives the player the advantage against the defense and indicates an easy opponent, the worst rating is -16 which gives the defense the advantage and indicates a tough opponent.
Even though the Falcons brought in some reinforcements, which include free-agent Paul Soliai and rookie second-rounder Ra'Shede Hageman, this unit isn't expected to show much improvement right away and certainly isn't a starting option against the powerhouse New Orleans offense. Last season Atlanta finished 28th overall, 27th in points allowed, 29th (tie) in sacks and 24th in forced turnovers.
After being gouged on the ground last season the Falcons have signed defensive linemen Paul Soliai and Tyson Jackson to shore up their front. Finishing tied for 29th in interceptions last season shows the lack of big play ability on this defense. On the plus side, newly signed return ace Devin Hester will bring added value to their special teams.
Just a quick story for the Falcons fans.
I heard that Alge Crumpler - in the the year before he left the Falcons - was going to be at the Perimeter Mall Macy's doing autographs one day, so I picked up my son and headed over there to see him. We ...
Not a Falcons fan (and I see this forum has not been visited much recently), but I think Falcons fans should pound the drums for their old uniforms (early Vick era) and Falcon logo back before this new stadium is completed.
That old uniform was ...
I see some of you are using Matt Ryan's GTFO my field gif. Check this one out:
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