The Atlanta Falcons need this player to show out in biggest way for week 4
On Sunday the struggling Atlanta Falcons will be back in their home to take on a struggling Washington team, two teams having inconsistent offenses and defenses.
While the Falcons are coming off their first win of the season, Washington is coming off their second loss of the year as they were blown out by the Buffalo Bills by 22 points. Washington may be 1-2 on the year, but they could easily be winless.
Their first win was basically given to them when they were playing the Giants on Thursday Night Football in week two. Washington missed a field goal but Dexter Lawrence for New York jumped offsides resulting in another attempt that was five yards closer, which they made for the game-winner.
Atlanta needs this struggling player to show out if they want their offense to get going.
Kaleb McGary has not had the type of year he envisioned as an Atlanta Falcon. He has likely become the weakest offensive lineman for the team when you take into account all three weeks.
The bad news for him is that it is will get no easier this week as he will be taking on one of the best pass rushers in the league—Montez Sweat.
Kaleb has struggled with pass protection his entire career, especially against speed rushers, and this is exactly what Sweat specializes in. It is a nightmare matchup for McGary.
No one is expecting Kaleb to have a perfect game, great players will make great plays, but it is about limiting the damage done and not letting Sweat make the big-time play in a critical moment.
Atlanta just needs their right tackle to avoid giving up more than one sack and any sacks in crucial points during the game.
It would be amazing if Kaleb shut down Montez, but the likelihood of that happening is not good. He will no doubt have to play much better if they want the offense to get rolling against a fierce defensive line that Washington has.
Kaleb McGary has a lot of pressure on him this week, he could be the sole reason Atlanta loses if he does not play better in week four.