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The Falcoholic May 16, 2018
The Falcoholic’s post-draft 2018 roster review: Guard

The Falcoholic’s post-draft 2018 roster review: Guard

So, where does the team stand with their guards? Alright, time for another look at the current state of the Atlanta Falcons’ roster in this series of 2018 post-draft roster reviews. We’ll meander over to the guards now, and see how the team is looking to keep Matt Ryan upright on the interior of the OL. We know Andy Levitre is back for another (and possibly final) season after taking a bit of a pay cut last spring, and that the team signed ex-49ers guard Brandon Fusco to presumably take over for Wes Schweitzer at right guard. Ben Garland also signed his second-round tender to pay him...
The Falcoholic May 16, 2018
Atlanta Falcons’ yards per play dropped significantly after Andy Levitre injury

Atlanta Falcons’ yards per play dropped significantly after Andy Levitre injury

The offense struggled late in the season, and was even worse in the playoffs. The Atlanta Falcons took a pretty sizable step back in scoring last season, but their yards per play remained impressive despite serious red zone issues. The team was still in the top 10 in yards, and was just a skip and a jump away from top 5. Points? Well, that was not nearly as good, landing at spot 15. We have spent some time blaming Steve Sarkisian, but Pro Football Focus noticed a drastic drop in efficiency late last season. #Falcons offense yards per play in 2017:Weeks 1-4: 6.1Weeks 6-9: 6.0Wks 10-13: ...
The Falcoholic May 13, 2018
Despite the position’s depth, guard looms as a possible trouble spot for Atlanta

Despite the position’s depth, guard looms as a possible trouble spot for Atlanta

The Falcons need to stay healthy and effective. The Falcons have signaled, through their words and actions, that they’re content with the guard position on the 2018 roster. They have options galore there at the moment, with veteran Brandon Fusco expected to start at right guard, Andy Levitre expected to start at left guard if healthy, and steady veteran Ben Garand providing depth at both spots. That’s not even mentioning Wes Schweitzer, a starting-caliber (if not great) guard who started 18 games in 2017, or last year’s fourth round selection Sean Harlow, an athletic player who had a...

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