5 bold predictions for the Atlanta Falcons this season

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Vic Beasley has quite a few reasons to ball out of control this year. First of all, he has to show a front office and a very impatience fan base that he can consistently play at a high level. Beasley is also in a contract year so he must prove he’s worth the money he could make not only to the Atlanta Falcons but any other potential suitor for the services of the former eighth overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft if the Falcons decide to part ways.

With all of this motivation, out first bold prediction: Vic Beasley will lead the team in sacks. This is not so far fetched it could never happen. This has happened before back in 2016 when his 15.5 sacks led the team.

Will that number be as high? There’s a chance that it won’t. He could lose some of his playing time to the rookie John Cominsky, who the Falcons are high on and fans are excited about. The opportunities will be there for Beasley, especially if teams are decided to put their focus on neutralizing the likes of Deion Jones, Takk McKinley and Grady Jarrett.

Vic Beasley is due for a breakout season and leading the team in sacks could be a reversal of fortune for talented defensive end.