The Atlanta Falcons have one of the most storied histories in the NFL. They began play in 1966 have recently become one of the teams that always seemed prepared to compete in the NFC, but fall just short of making it over the hump.
There have been some pretty talented players to take the field for the Falcons. From a pair of great linebackers that made their name hitting people in the backfield to a cornerback that is quite possibly the most charismatic player to ever play the game, there have been some great players for the Falcons.
Let’s take a look at the top five players in Atlanta Falcons history.