Patrick DiMarco, Fullback
The league's best fullback is in Atlanta, folks. DiMarco is playing the fullback position to its utmost intensity, and the Falcons' running game is reaping the major benefits. Washington boasts one of the better run defenses in the league four weeks into the season, so this should be a good test for the Freeman/DiMarco duo. Look for Patrick to bruise up some jokers, as always.
Paul Soliai, Defensive Tackle
In Quinn's scheme, guys like Soliai (who consume men without silverware) have the defensive line on lock during first and second downs. Washington is one of the league's top running teams this season, and have struggled to find consistency through the air. The Redskins will try to establish the run early Sunday, and Soliai will be key in keeping it bottled up.
Andy Levitre/Mike Person/Chris Chester, Offensive Line
Jake Matthews and Ryan Schraeder have both been playing great football, but the guys that are to thank for this year's turnaround are the three new faces that are dominating the line of scrimmage from the interior. Everyone has seen where Atlanta is placed on PFF's offensive line rankings, and the number is no ruse. These guys are all playing great, and deserve do have your full, undivided attention.
Who do you see playing a big role against the Redskins, and how do you see the guys above playing out this week?