Three reasons Atlanta Falcons fans should just think of 2018 as a year-long running back tryout

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Three reasons Atlanta Falcons fans should just think of 2018 as a year-long running back tryout
Three reasons Atlanta Falcons fans should just think of 2018 as a year-long running back tryout

The Atlanta Falcons have a deep, talented running back stable. Devonta Freeman, Tevin Coleman, and Ito Smith: that's a formidable trio. The Falcons are completely set at running back as training camp nears. What a luxury! But fast forward a year. One year from today, the running back depth chart will have a different look. If you're inclined to believe the AJC's D. Orlando Ledbetter, then the writing is already on the wall for Coleman. He's as good as gone, that narrative goes. Enjoy him while he's here, they say. But I disagree, to an extent. Coleman may not be a Falcon after 2018, but from my vantage point, that's not a foregone conclusion ... yet. Here are three reasons I may be right. 1.

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