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Is the FO keeping the Falcons from being elite


I know most falcon fans have hit the panic button after thurs. game agianst the pats but not me im pretty clint eastwood right now. This is just something im wondering about and it might not be valid now but it  might be come mid december. I like Smitty and am in no way pushing for his firing but changes need to be made. BVG is better off as a position coach or a college coordinator. His tries to force his schemes on his players instead of making his schemes to accommodate his players. With a decent amount of D lineman and cornerbacks why drop DEs in coverage? Thats like lining up a OL in the slot it doesnt make sense and doesnt work 90% of the time. The jags were a pretty good defense under Smitty and i think he will have take over the D again to keep his job. Now for offense MM is as vanilla as ben nye the science guy and his playcalling is predictable by fans so i know DCs probably dont break a sweat planning against us. He is highly respected around the league and i understand with a young QB your playbook is limited but that still no excuse for his playcalling. I think his conservative approach hurts Matts evolution and hurts our offense. I think with a more dynamic OC matt could evolve quicker and turner could have a 2000 yard season. With more of a spread offense turner would get to the second level more often and what DB wants to try to tackle the burner. I like smitty and think hes a good HC but hes not a great motivator and it often looks awkward like hes a stepdad trying to hang with his stepkids. The players look like they just smile and shake thier head to get him to shut up. Again im not pushing for a Smitty firing and consistency in this league his key to a successful team but i am still wondering.Lucky for him Arthur's a pretty loyal guy(even though it bites him and the team in the ass sometimes) so he has time on his side. I also like TD and think he's a keeper since he drafts to what the coaches needs and has found some late rd steals and gems(biermann and franks). A great FO is as important to a great team as much as the players and i hope thats what we have in Smitty and his staff.

FYI: If Smitty was to be fired i like Leslie Frazier as his replacement. He reminds me of Mike Tomlin(not cause of his race) but because of his dominating defense and i think hes the next great coordinator to become a great HC.

Also whats up with our fitness and training staff. I know injuries happen but damn every year seems like a key piece gets injured. 

<em>This FanPost was written by one of The Falcoholic's talented readers. It does not necessarily reflect the views of The Falcoholic.</em>

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