Posted by GameSetMatch on October 6th, 2009
One of the Falcons top priorities as they returned from their bye week Monday was to shift their running attack back into gear.
The Falcons led the league in rushing for most of last season before being surpassed late in the season by the New York Giants. But one year after averaging 152.7 yards per game — second most in the league — the same unit has been mired early in 2009.
The Falcons are averaging just 92.3 yards per game. To get things corrected, the offensive linemen watched film of all 81 running plays this season.
“We looked at where we were falling short in the run game,” center Todd McClure said, “all of the things we have to focus on to get our running game where it was last year.”
Click here to read the full article – By D. Orlando Ledbetter of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution