Who will be the Atlanta Falcons most improved player in 2016?
Atlanta Falcons fans, which players will be the most improved in 2016?
Well Falcons fans, we have a question for you. Which Atlanta Falcons player will be the most improved in 2016? Let us know in the comments below.
There a number of candidates for this. Let’s go over a few.
It was an up-and-down rookie campaign for Vic Beasley. He came in with high expectations to help turn around the Falcons’ pass rush, but the unit actually recorded less sacks this year than they did in 2014. But that’s not all on Beasley. There were a number of times he came close to making a big play. Those plays don’t show up on the stat sheets.
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Beasley lead the team in sacks with four, and is poised to breakout in his second season.
Young wideout Justin Hardy wasn’t given many opportunities early in the season with reports he was struggling to get to grips with the playbook. But when the Falcons needed him later on in the year, he made some nice plays.
His role had increased by seasons end, and he is ready to take his game to the next level after a full offseason.
Another rookie, Jalen Collins, had a disappointing rookie season. Selected in the second round last spring, Collins was expected to shore up the secondary, potentially becoming a starter opposite Desmond Trufant.
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But rookie cornerbacks often struggle to settle in the NFL. Not always, but it’s common. The jump from year one to two is known to be the biggest for many players, and he could be a completely different player when he turns up to camp in July.
There’s a few candidates for the most improved player in 2016. Who do you think it will be? Matt Ryan? Tevin Coleman?
Let us know your thoughts below.