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Norwood the real back to watch in ATL

As the Falcons ease off Michael Turner, his backup will finally get a chance to shine

Updated: August 25, 2009, 3:29 PM ET
By Rob Weintraub | Football Outsiders

With the regular season less than a month away, the Football Outsiders use their unique brand of analysis to break down each of the league's 32 teams. The series continues today with a look at the Atlanta Falcons

Season Preview -- Atlanta Falcons

Atlanta's savior QB won't continue on his path to becoming the next Dan Marino, but a young running back will finally get a chance to live up to his hype in 2009.

To see which player could soar, which could sink and who you need to be watching before the opener, you must be an ESPN Insider. Insider

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