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Atlanta Falcons: Tanking in 2021 could ignite future success

Jan 2, 2021; Miami Gardens, FL, USA; North Carolina Tar Heels quarterback Sam Howell (7) runs with the football against the Texas A&M Aggies during the second quarter of the game at Hard Rock Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Sam Navarro-USA TODAY Sports

The Atlanta Falcons new head coach Arthur Smith has said that the franchise hired the wrong guy if they did not want to win now.

That belief has also been expressed by longtime Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan, who believes the franchise has done enough to win in 2021. Whether they will or not is a completely separate conversation.