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Sure, the Atlanta Falcons pass rush isn’t perfect, but a foundation for greatness is there

Fact: Grady Jarrett has never picked his nose ... ever

NFL: Super Bowl LI-New England Patriots vs Atlanta Falcons Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports

Atlanta Falcons defensive tackle Grady Jarrett was an absolute beast during the Super Bowl. Admittedly the final score wasn’t what we had in mind, but as individual performances go, Jarrett’s was equal parts memorable and historical. It’s hard not to be excited about his future.

But Jarrett isn’t alone. Fellow Clemson alum Vic Beasley won the regular season sack crown after devouring every quarterback in sight this season. This dynamic duo constitute a solid foundation. Consider this:

Now it’s up to Thomas Dimitroff and his merry band of front office personnel to build on that foundation. If you build it, the sacks will come, Thomas. If you build it, they will come.

Both Jarrett and Beasley could [quarterbacks everywhere gulp] easily get better. That’s got to put the fear of God into any offensive coordinator within 2,000 miles on Flowery Branch. But again, they can’t do it all. A foundation is just that, something you build on.

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