Atlanta Falcons: Serious Issues That Must Be Resolved

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Atlanta Falcons head coach Mike Smith might be out of a job if the team’s season doesn’t turn around quickly. Mandatory Credit: Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports

There are clearly some serious issues for the Atlanta Falcons as they prepare for the Baltimore Ravens who hit on all cylinders last week against league doormat Tampa Bay Buccaneers.  After opening the season with a promising overtime win over the Saints, the Falcons went on a 1-4 slide with the only win against the sorry Bucs.

As fans from opposing teams took over the Georgia Dome, Atlanta fans were busy calling for the head coach and general manager to be fired.  On the precipice of a complete season collapse, I’m calling attention to four critical concerns confronting the Atlanta Falcons.