Position-by-position breakdown of Atlanta Falcons 53-man roster: Offense

With the initial 53-man roster for the Atlanta Falcons dropping, here is a breakdown of each position in preparation for the season.
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Atlanta Falcons 53-man roster breakdown: Running backs (3) and Fullback (1)

  • Bijan Robinson
  • Tyler Allgeier
  • Cordarrelle Patterson
  • Keith Smith

All four of these players were essentially locks to make the final roster. Bijan Robinson, Tyler Allgeier, and Cordarrelle Patterson make up the best three-headed monster in the NFL while Keith Smith can be a good blocker and special teamer.

Seeing that the Falcons didn't keep a fourth running back was surprising. It was looking like Godwin Igwebuike was on his way to making the roster after a strong preseason but the Falcons trust their three guys and need to use that roster spot elsewhere.