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Falcons snap counts: Making sense of a brutal game

There are weeks where snap counts tell a compelling story for the Falcons. Those weeks where the team elects to play its best run-stopping defensive linemen fewer snaps and gets gashed are notable because they indicate a problem with game-planning, and those weeks where the Falcons keep a fullback active over a player who could have contributed more are frustrating in the extreme. The latter is a little true this week, but the truth is that the Falcons probably mostly had the right players out there against the Vikings. They just didn’t play very well.

Without further ado, snap counts!