Jonathan Babineaux

Height: 6' 2"
Weight: 300
College: Iowa
Birth Place: Port Arthur, Texas
Draft: 2005 2nd round (27th pick) by the
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    Josh McDaniels called a number of excellent plays during Super Bowl LI. But his direct snap call wasn’t the perfect call by any stretch of the imagination. It took near-perfect execution from his offensive players to make it work. The Atlanta Falcons lined up with eight players in the box with safety Ricardo Allen, a ninth defender, creeping toward the box just before the snap.  Allen hesitated after the snap. Perhaps he, like the rest of the Atlanta defense, is expected a passing play. Perhaps he got thrown off by Brady faking a high snap. Nearly all of the Falcons linebackers and secondary seemed to freeze or backpedal in the moment after the snap. The only players who were able to get upfield

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    The Falcoholic

    Scouting Malik McDowell: Molding a Chess Piece

    For the second offseason in a row, the Falcons' offseason plans are pretty clear for anyone who has been following the team. Last offseason the focus was on finding a safety and two linebackers, and they filled at least two of those positions for the foreseeable future with Keanu Neal and Deion Jones. The focus for the 2017 offseason is to rebuild the trenches. Tyson Jackson might be a cap casualty, Jonathan Babineaux and Dwight Freeney might elect to retire, and Derrick Shelby and Adrian Clayborn are question marks coming off of their season ending injuries. That's a lot of potential turnover at defensive tackle and defensive end. Dan Quinn loves to mix and match along the defensive line, so