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Falcons Uniform History: The illustrious #66

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Brace yourselves: it's not pretty.

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You know things have gone terribly wrong when Peter Konz, who hasn't exactly found his footing in the league, is in the mix for the best player to wear jersey number 66.

As it stands, tackle Warren Bryant, Atlanta's sixth overall pick in the 1977 NFL Draft, earns the honor of being the best number 66 in Falcons history.

It's pretty much by default.

Bryant spent eight years in the league, including four seasons in which he started every game.. In 1984, he appeared in four games for the Falcons and five for the (at the time) Los Angeles Raiders.

The aforementioned Konz is heading into his fourth season with the team. Atlanta selected him 55th overall in the 2012 NFL Draft, and he hasn't lived up to his draft status.

If Konz is with the team for a fourth year, he'll be just second #66 to do so since Bryant.

Ted Fritsch, Jr., Austin King, Jim Simon, John Small and Michael Thompson each spent three seasons with the Falcons.

Beyond those players, Lincoln Kennedy and Brett Romberg were with the team for two years, and Randy Clark, Matt Murphy, Terrance Pennington, Tommy Robison, Joe Sims, Chuck Thomas and George Yano each spent one.

Whew, we made it through.