PFF: Alex Mack Week 1 Analysis 

After three long, frustrating, off-seasons as an Atlanta Falcons Fan. I must say! I know you’re thinking the same…  Is this the GOTDAMN year? 

Will Thomas Dimitroff’s off-season acquisitions FINALLY pay off? The 5 year 32 million given to Mohamed Sanu. 5 year 45 million given to all pro center Alex Mack. 

Was it a good decision? 

Pro Football Focus seems to think Alex Mack signing will had decent impact on Falcons Offense… check out what they have to say here

Mack was well on his way to one of his best seasons back in 2014 before tearing his ACL and missing the rest of the year. Kyle Shanahan didn’t forget, and now Mack is once again in a scheme that suits him perfectly in Atlanta. The Falcons run game never quite got off the ground against the Bucs, but don’t blame the center; Mack was downgraded only five times all day in 65 snaps. 

 Jake Matthews presnap penalties, Chris Chester personal foul and nonexistent run game added feul to my already heated fire.  I’m not ready to cast judgment after one week. 

I will say this! I was impressed with Mack’s pass protection against pro bowl DT Gerald McCoy. As the season goes on, we will see how much of an impact he will have on the Falcons running game.

What are your thoughts? 

PFF Top Offensive Lines – See Where The Falcons Are Ranked 

Come see where the falcons are ranked

​​​Surprise Falcons Fans!!! The highly controversial website pro football focus has released their latest offensive line rankings and the Falcons are surprisingly ranked high. 

Offensive line struggle in crucial situations but with the addition of all pro center Alex Mack. They are catching the eye of many experts in the league. 

Here are the projected starters 

Left Tackle Jake Matthews Left Guard Andy Levitre, Center Alex Mack, Right Guard Chris Chester, Right Tackle Ryan Schraeder

Backups – Guards Mike Person, Ben Garland, Wes Schweitzer, Bryce Matthews, Tom Compton, Jake Reed and James Stone. 
Run game was a plus for the Falcons in 2015. Jake Matthews solidified his spot as the top offensive lineman. Allowing only one sack, six hits and 31 hurries. 

Matthews ability to pass protect is equally as good as a run blocker. With Ryan Schraeder and Alex Mack, the Falcons are expected to be much improved team. 

Take a look at where Pro Football Focus have them ranked. Click -> HERE 

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