Sunday’s game against Seattle unfortunately stuck with the theme of the Week 1 drubbings we’ve come to expect from the Falcons. There’s room for improvement, of course, but it was an alarming display for a re-tooled team looking to compete for a division title.
Read on for Hat Tips & Head-Scratchers from Week 1.
An encouraging sign very early on. The Falcons were drawing up some outside zone runs for Atlanta’s new feature back, resulting in 20 yards with Todd Gurley’s first two carries — one of which was a 15-yard dash to the right side of the line.