Note: This piece was originally written on July 15th by Andrew Miller and is one of many unique pieces that can be found in our 2014 fantasy football draft guide. None of this information has been updated since it was originally published.
Team Profile – Atlanta Falcons
Twenty-thirteen was a lost season for Atlanta. The Falcons finished 4-12 after going 13-3 in 2012. While injuries to important offensive players played a role in their downturn, the Falcons defense allowed almost 150 more points last season than in ‘12. But for fantasy purposes we should wipe 2013 from our memories and focus on the upcoming season full of promise. Matt Ryan returns with his two favorite weapons healthy and a retooled offensive line. The defense should still be porous so the yards and points should flow aplenty for the Atlanta O.
Matt Ryan has been the Falcons’ foundation basically since he was drafted. The 29-year-old hasn’t missed a game since 2009 and has averaged over 28 touchdowns in...
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