Ranking the top five Atlanta Falcons of 2014

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Sep 7, 2014; Atlanta, GA, USA; Atlanta Falcons running back Antone Smith (35) runs for a touchdown after a catch in the second half of their game against the New Orleans Saints at the Georgia Dome. The Falcons won 37-34 in overtime. Mandatory Credit: Jason Getz-USA TODAY Sports

3) Antone Smith

Antone Smith fly’s in at number three, just like he did while he was on the field for the Falcons, fly around. Smith at one point was leading the NFL in explosive plays before heading to injured reserve half way through the season, but his stats speak for themselves.

Smith was finally given a chance to show what he could do with the ball in his hands and did not disappoint. Smith finished the season with 367 yards of pure enjoyment. He touched the ball a combined 36 times and found the endzone five times. His longest catch came on a 76-yard touchdown while his longest run came on a 48-yard touchdown. Smith also added a 56-yard touchdown grab in week one against the New Orleans Saints.

It was a shame to see Smith go down with an injury, but when he was on the field, he was a long touchdown waiting to happen.