Atlanta Falcons: How can they become more successful?
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2) Find a quick linebacker that can hang with skillful tight ends
More and more teams in the NFL are implementing a big, fast tight end that is a matchup nightmare more almost anyone.
The Atlanta Falcons are no stranger to facing off against elite tight ends and have done a terrible job of stopping them. In order to stop this, you need a linebacker capable of playing in coverage and that’s something that the Falcons lack.
The biggest need for the Falcons heading into next season is a linebacker, but finding one that can turn into an elite player is going to be the hard part. I’m not so sure there is a linebacker in the 2016 NFL draft that is a future HOF player, but there might be a couple that turn out to be really good NFL players.
The Falcons need to go out and get them one.