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Meet the 2010s Atlanta Falcons All-Decade Team

You’ll see a lot of familiar names on this list.

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We gave you a list of nominees, you made your own nominations, and we voted. Now we have hammered out a list of the best Atlanta Falcons of the current decade, spanning the 2011 season to present day.

This list offers a pretty capable team overall, one that predictably features a lot of current names, one future Hall of Famer at tight end, and a defense that mixes a handful of Mike Smith-era greats with up-and-comers from today. It’s a team that could stack up against the best any other Falcons era could offer, and the hilarious part is that it would probably barely beat today’s actual Falcons team. We’re living in blessed times.

Here’s the full team. We’re on to the 2000s, now, so reflect on these greats today.

2010s All-Decade Falcons


Quarterback: Matt Ryan

Running Back: Devonta Freeman

Fullback: Patrick DiMarco

Wide Receiver: Julio Jones & Roddy White

Tight End: Tony Gonzalez

Left Tackle: Jake Matthews

Left Guard: Justin Blalock

Center: Alex Mack

Right Guard: Chris Chester

Right Tackle: Ryan Schraeder


Defensive End: John Abraham & Vic Beasley

Defensive Tackle: Jonathan Babineaux & Grady Jarrett

Linebackers: Sean Weatherspoon, Deion Jones & Curtis Lofton

Cornerbacks: Desmond Trufant & Brent Grimes

Safeties: William Moore & Ricardo Allen

Special Teams

Kicker: Matt Bryant

Punter: Matt Bosher

Returner: Devin Hester