3 biggest X-Factors for the Atlanta Falcons in 2024

These three will have to come up clutch if the Atlanta Falcons want to be successful in 2024.
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3. QB Kirk Cousins and OC Zac Robinson are X-Factors for the Atlanta Falcons

What do all of the Super Bowl-contending teams have? A good playcaller and a good quarterback. That combination is the biggest factor when talking about wins and losses in the NFL.

Kirk Cousins and Zac Robinson, not only on an individual level but as a cohesive duo, will have to play lights out from week one if the Falcons want to make some noise in the NFL. It doesn't have to be perfect but by mid-season, their relationship needs to be to the level of mind-reading.

They are both newcomers which makes things shaky. Cousins should be able to pick up Robinson's offense quickly since he has already played in similar schemes.


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