Will Falcons Offense Grow With Age?

Atlanta's offense increased in average age from 26.8 to 27.6 heading into this season. Will that jump in age correspond with a jump in productivity? Offenses built to win now (Insider)

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4dAaron Schatz

Schatz: Five offenses built to win now

Aaron Schatz uses Football Outsiders' snap-weighted age metric to determine which offenses are getting older and making a concerted effort to win now.

NFL's highest-paid QBs

The average cash value for the contract of Seahawks QB Russell Wilson ($749K) is considerably lower than many of the league's premier signal callers.

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Future Power Rankings: Falcons No. 19

The Falcons have continued to lose despite strong efforts from QB Matt Ryan, which has shifted the pointing fingers to GM Thomas Dimitroff and his ability to draft starting-caliber players. Future Power Rankings (Insider)

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OTD: Atlanta awarded an NFL franchise

On June 30, 1965, the NFL awarded its 15th franchise to Atlanta, and a contest was announced to name the team, with the "Falcons" being chosen by many. They played their first season in 1966.

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Quinn: No invite for Walker, 53, to Falcons camp

Despite glowing words for 53-year-old Herschel Walker, Falcons coach Dan Quinn clarified that his admiration for the former star running back was not an invitation to be on the team.

Falcons: Vaughn McClure assigns letter grade to team's offseason; identifies best move (Beasley) and riskiest move (OL)


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