Originally posted on Blogging Dirty  |  Last updated 1/9/12
Making back to back playoff berths is nothing to be scoffed at. It is diffidult to win any game in the NFL. This is what the Falcons have accomplished. Unfortunately, that is all they have accomplished. It was such a season of high hopes. So many things were supposed to happen, be done differently, and make a Super Bowl run. Many changes did happen. They happened for the worse. The explosive Falcons we came expectionf showed glimpses of that explosiveness, but nothing more. Early in the season, too much emphasis was placed on the big passing play, and as a result less big plays were made possible. The Falcons simply got away from what they were built to do: run the ball, and play action off of it effectively. The whole drop back and launch the ball approach would be lovely, but it was ineffective due to the way the line was built. The line can only truly pass block after running to set up those passes. … [visit site to read more] Falcons Season Recap - Blogging Dirty - Blogging Dirty -
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