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Falcons vs. Titans: Who was the offensive player of the game?

Let’s celebrate those amazing 10 points together!

NFL: Tennessee Titans at Atlanta Falcons Jason Getz-USA TODAY Sports

Let’s pretend the Falcons only scored 10 points against the Titans on Sunday. Let’s also pretend that for four quarters, the offense looked mostly loss and incompetent. Let’s pretend that it’s still 2016, we have a great offensive coordinator and ... you know what, forget it. Here’s the list. Vote. Drink. Rinse and repeat.

Austin Hooper

On a day when guys named Julio Jones and Calvin Ridley were dropping passes, all Hooper did was pull in 9 receptions for 130 yards. He was nearly unstoppable all day and seemed to be the only target Ryan trusted early on. He has quietly become a top 5 receiving target at his position and will definitely get paid (by Atlanta or someone else) this off season.

Mohamed Sanu

He also pulled in 9 receptions for 91 yards, including several third down conversions which kept drives moving - even if those drives ultimately ended in 10 points. Sanu is such a great teammate and player and it’s sad to see his contributions wasted on this team.

Matt Ryan

Ryan was hardly to blame in this game, even if he did have the one fumble. He finished with 397 yards on 35 for 53 passing. He did take 5 sacks behind a banged up offensive line, but his pass to Sanu in the end zone was perfection ... until it was dropped. Such is this 2019 season.

Whoever tells Dirk Koetter he’s fired

You know what? When your top receivers are your tight end and your move the sticks receiver, you’ve got a problem. When Julio Jones and Calvin Ridley are mostly invisible, there’s something fundamentally wrong with your offensive scheme. I’ll pitch in $20 to whatever person in the Falcons front office tells this man he’s done.

Vote in our poll below?


Falcons vs. Titans: OPOG

This poll is closed

  • 41%
    Austin Hooper
    (115 votes)
  • 4%
    Mohamed Sanu
    (13 votes)
  • 5%
    Matt Ryan
    (15 votes)
  • 47%
    Whoever fires Koetter
    (131 votes)
274 votes total Vote Now