Three forgotten Atlanta Falcons from the past decade
There are a lot of Falcons players you may have forgotten over the years
News flash: not all players who play for the Falcons turn out to be Tony Gonzalez, Roddy White, Matt Ryan, or Julio Jones. Most players end up making small contributions before they are released, forgotten, and never heard from again.
It is the sad reality of the NFL. It is a difficult sport where you have over a thousand other players also trying to fulfill their NFL dreams and to do that they have to compete to prove they are better than everyone else.
There are those players who make an impact on a team and are praised for their contributions until they are let go, fans then move on and forget about them. Possibly their names might pop into your head every once in a while, but for the most part, they are forgotten.
Take for instance a guy like Desmond Trufant. Not too long ago he was one of the Falcons’ best players, but most people have not thought about him in a long time. However, you may have heard his name if you watched any Raiders games last season as he played significant snaps for them.
Here are three Falcons players from the past decade that you have probably forgotten about: