Atlanta Falcons have a great history of unsung heroes

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Travis Hall

Travis Hall was one of the guys that played for the old and new regime for the Falcons. He had his best season for the Dirty Birds in 1997 when he registered 71 combined tackles and 10.5 sacks which are both career highs.

Due to the fact he played alongside Falcon greats like Keith Brooking, Ray Buchanan, Jessie Tuggle, and Eugene Robinson, his play was often overshadowed.

When ownership and coaching changes happen, it’s not often that players stick around for both unless they were truly great and they were a positive influence on the team. Travis Hall checks both of those boxes.

Todd Weiner

Todd Weiner player on an offensive line that had the job of protecting Michael Vick and opening holes for Warrick Dunn, TJ Duckett and anyone else who came out the backfield for the Falcons and he did a great job in doing so.

He protected Vick’s blindside which helped Vick be able to scan the field and execute his plan of attack whether it was through the air or on the ground.

Weiner gets overlooked when it comes to great players in the history of the team, especially when you had to play on an offensive line that also included Todd McClure.

Weiner played on an offensive line that helps the Falcons as a team rank fourth in rushing in 2002 and lead the league in rushing in 2004, 2005 and 2006. In those three years, the Falcons averaged 169.9 yards a game.

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Vick and Dunn have some great seasons behind those offensive lines and Todd Weiner was a big reason for that.