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Falcoholinks: All the Falcons news you need for Wednesday, Oct. 20


NFL: London Games-New York Jets at Atlanta Falcons Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

We’ve been told there’s supply chain disruptions but fortunately we have an arrangement with a private carrier to ensure Falcoholinks are delivered fresh and on-time each and every day.

Hat tips & head-scratchers: A bye week retrospective

The internet went down at Falcoholic HQ on Monday when this was written, but we got that all squared away so the Hat tips & head-scratchers landed as scheduled.

So who received a tip o’the cap prior to the bye week break, and who left us a bit befuddled through the first five games?

Week 7 depth chart

Some shuffling along the offensive line in the depth chart released yesterday.

The Falcoholic Podcast

Quarterback Matt Ryan’s future in Atlanta has been discussed and debated at length in the offseason — and for good reason. Ryan holds a $49 million cap hit next year, and while he’s played well through the first five, it’s a good time to revisit this conversation.

Dave Choate and David Walker discussed what the future may hold for Matt Ryan in an Atlanta Falcons uniform in the latest episode of The Falcoholic Podcast.

Offensive versatility

The Falcons find themselves emerging from the bye week at 2-3, and while the season has not gone the way we’d like through five weeks, Atlanta has found unexpected contributors on offense.

It’s missing some key contributors, but Atlanta’s offense has made due by deploying Cordarrelle Patterson and Kyle Pitts in a way that frustrates defensive coordinators.

NFC South report

There were still games played while the Falcons were enjoying the week off after their trip to London. How did the rest of the division fare while Atlanta was idle?