Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Roddy White is in the twilight of his career. There's a sense of urgency now for him, and that wasn't true earlier in his career. There are no shenanigans to be had here, folks. This is serious. He needs this team to win and win now.
The Falcons can't win with a lackluster offense. And lately it's been just that, underwhelming the Falcohol-sipping masses as the team struggles to win games. Sure, they've only lost a single game this season. But it has been a struggle, one capped off by some very well-timed defensive heroics. Roddy wants that to change, preferring instead that the offense emerge from its current funk. Credit to Vaughn McClure for the quote.
"We're in a funk right now on offense, and we've got to play our way out ... I felt like we had maybe two drives that were good out of . We had two the whole game. And the rest were penalties or little setbacks that got us down and distances that we couldn't recover from. We just have to find a way to get out of this funk before we get to a team like Carolina that is really good, that when you get behind the sticks, you're going to get blown out."
Roddy is absolutely right. He's been doing this a lot lately. Lately, when Roddy speak, it makes sense, and you listen. Going forward Kyle Shanahan absolutely has his work cut out for him. While the running game is thriving, there's some amiss with the passing game. They'd better figure it out. Fast.