Atlanta Falcons: Five things to expect vs. Titans
2) Expect a heavy dose of Devonta Freeman
Oct 15, 2015; New Orleans, LA, USA; Atlanta Falcons running back Devonta Freeman (24) runs against the New Orleans Saints during the second quarter of a game at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. The Saints defeated the Falcons 31-21. Mandatory Credit: Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports
Devonta Freeman has been the best running back in the NFL through the first six games of the year. Who on Earth would have expected that? If you did, then you know how the Falcons are going to use him against the Tennessee Titans.
Expect a heavy dose of Freeman on Sunday. Freeman only carried the ball 13 times against the Saints. That isn’t enough. When the going is good, keep going back to it. Freeman is playing out of his mind whether that be rushing the ball or catching the ball.
Give him the ball. It’s that simple. If Freeman doesn’t carry the ball at least 20 times against the Titans then id be extremely shocked. The only way he doesn’t is if the Falcons blow the Titans out. And in that case, id be fine with a short day for Freeman.