Atlanta Falcons: Full Position Breakdown & Depth Chart Analysis at Safety

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Atlanta Falcons: Full Position Breakdown & Depth Chart Analysis at Safety
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With Dan Quinn in Atlanta as the Falcons head coach, safety is going to be a much more important position than it was for Mike Smith's defense. Free safety will have a completely different role than Mike Nolan's roaming around the formation role from 2012-14. Instead, it will be a deep center fielder.

Strong safety will be a similar role to what was already played, though. They will be in a robber zone the majority of the time with a ton of underneath coverage responsibilities and run defense focus. The Falcons have an assortment of players who will fit at multiple roles in the defense.

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