Originally posted on The Football Fan Spot  |  Last updated 7/22/12
Offense The Falcons have made the playoffs in each of the last 2 seasons, but have not won a single playoff game. Matt Ryan, in fact, has not won a playoff game in his career, despite making the playoffs in 3 out of his 4 seasons in the NFL. For what it’s worth, I think too much is being made of Ryan’s inability to win a playoff game. Peyton Manning started 0-3 in his career in the playoffs and Ryan got unlucky enough to run into the eventual Super Bowl Champion in his first playoff game in his last 2 playoff appearances. Still, the Falcons are changing things up this offseason and going with a fundamental change on offense that really started in last year’s draft. Offensive coordinator Mike Mularkey is gone and his conservative run first/short pass offense is gone with him. Instead, the Falcons have brought in Dirk Koetter, previously the offensive coordinator in Jacksonville. Koetter is planning on opening things up more. Julio Jones, who the Falcons drafted after pulling off a bl...
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