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.
The Atlanta defense is a weak play. During the last month, the Falcons allowed 28 points per game. They also notched seven sacks and seven takeaways in that time frame. However, three of the sacks and five of the takeaways came in Week 3 against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Since Week 3, the efficient Baltimore Ravens offense scored 31 points per game, allowed only one sack per outing and committed just 1.3 turnovers per contest.
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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