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The Falcoholic Jan 8, 2015

Do The Falcons Truly Need A Feature Back?

The eternal post-Michael Turner debate, debated again. The Atlanta Falcons had a true bellcow back from 2008-2012 in the form of Michael Turner, a bruising human bowling ball who ran roughshod over the NFL, particularly from 2008-2010. When Turner was dumped after a mediocre 2012 season, the team turned to Steven Jackson as their feature back, but due to aging, injury, line play and other options, he's been far from the feature back I think the Falcons envisioned he would be. The Falcons head into the 2015 season with only Jackson and second-year back Devonta Freeman under contract....

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