Atlanta Falcons: Four Things To Watch In Preseason Week 3

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Nov 30, 2013; Boise, ID, USA; Boise State Broncos wide receiver Geraldo Boldewijn (17) cannot catch a pass while defended by New Mexico Lobos defensive back Cranston Jones (3) defends on the play during the first half at Bronco Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brian Losness-USA TODAY Sports

#2 Matt Ryan’s “Other” Guys

We all know Julio Jones and Roddy White will ball out this year. We know what we have in Harry Douglas. Every receiver after them is a mystery, however. What I’m looking for is someone that can emerge from the pack, a potential x-factor. We don’t need them to be a star. Role players are still very valuable. We just need them to reliably make plays when their number is called.

Levine Toilolo certainly has the height to be a redzone demon. Devin Hester and Bernard Reedy have the killer speed and unique quickness to be gamebreakers. Geraldo Boldewijn has the size and bulk to give cornerbacks no chance on quick hitting plays. Jeremy Ebert showed in preseason week 1 he has the ability to high-point a ball in close coverage.

Whether it is someone from above or any of the other receivers on the roster, another weapon that can do his niché well will be extremely beneficial to the team.