As a twist on the famous Shakespeare quote: To bench or not to bench? That is the question that plagues many an NFL head coach once his team’s place in the NFL Playoffs is determined. Just don’t expect Atlanta to follow the norm.
Depth of a sports team is always important. You never know which star players are going to have to come out of the game. For the Falcons, there’s a chance they may be without a number of their key guys against Tampa Bay this week.
He may only be a third year player, but he’s not to be trifled with. With the Falcons currently at 4-0 for the season, they need to rely on their passing attack as well as their formidable defense led by Asante Samuel, John Abraham and the man known throughout Atlanta simple as “Spoon”.