Atlanta Falcons: Five things we learned in loss to Colts
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3) The play calling is still terrible
Nov 22, 2015; Atlanta, GA, USA; Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan (2) runs for a first down as Indianapolis Colts linebacker Jonathan Newsome (91) pursues in the first quarter of their game at the Georgia Dome. Mandatory Credit: Jason Getz-USA TODAY Sports
Kyle Shanahan has started to get some flack as of late and many were hoping to see a different Falcons’ offense after their 2-week break, but that wasn’t the case. It was the same old bad play calling that put Matt Ryan in awkward positions to fail.
Ryan was picked off at the Falcons’ 1-yard line which resulted in a touchdown for the Colts. Sure, Ryan gets the blame for the horrendous throw, but who made the decision to throw instead of run? My money is on Shanahan to make that call.