Atlanta Falcons: Projecting the defensive starters

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Justin Durant – OLB

Sep 28, 2014; Arlington, TX, USA; Dallas Cowboys linebacker Justin Durant (52) celebrates his interception in the second quarter against New Orleans Saints receiver Robert Meachem (17) at AT&T Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports

When healthy, Justin Durant is one of the leagues best weak-side linebackers. The soon to be 30-year-old has played in all 16 games just once in his career, but when on the field is a menace. Durant will lineup alongside Worrilow and will have free range to do what he does best.

Durant brings a lot of experience to a very young defense and will become an instant leader to the guys around him. The former captain is all set to have a great 2015 season with his new team, the Atlanta Falcons.