Found October 08, 2013 on Football Nation:
I want to be the first person to say that I was a buyer of the Atlanta Falcons for the 2013 season. I wrote an article a few months ago about them becoming a Super Bowl contender and maybe winning it all. Now looking at their progression and record the only thing you can do is be in disbelief at how they went from a high-powered offense to a team with a record of 1-4.Head coach Mike Smith has come out with frustration but he says that his team isn’t discouraged. I don’t believe that whatsoever because this was a team with high expectations to win the Super Bowl this year. Quarterback Matt Ryan has become ice-cold as a leader of this team and has made some big plays in the fourth quarter in past seasons.This season just looks so different and I don’t know what this team is going to do going forward but no offense to the New York Jets but they shouldn’t have lost to them. This game was for the taking and it would have turned their season around. As we all know in sports it’s just the ...
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