5:49 AM EDT, Fri September 19, 2014
The Falcoholic Sep 5, 2014
Osi Umenyiora Still The Designated Pass Rusher

Osi Umenyiora Still The Designated Pass Rusher

The veteran defender will have a smaller but important role in 2014. Earlier this year, there was a lot of talk about Osi Umenyiora filling a designated pass rusher role, something the Falcons hoped would keep him fresh and allow him to be as effective as possible on a per-snap basis. Nothing has changed in the intervening months, per D. Orlando Ledbetter. This is good news for the team, quite frankly. Osi had 7.5 sacks last season but scuffled for long stretches, particularly as a run defender, and he'll be 33 years old before the season ends. With a better supporting cast and better...

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