Summer Snapshot: Atlanta Falcons

Summer is here, and the NFL preseason games will be underway before you know it. As teams train and hold camps, let's analyze what fantasy owners should be looking for in the next few months. Join the conversation on Twitter: #FantasySnapshot

What’s new? Well, ask the doctors! If their newest reports on the health of several key Falcons are strong, notably wide receivers Julio Jones and Roddy White, then a franchise that sank from 13 wins in 2012 to a measly four last season should be back on track. Lots went wrong. Quarterback Matt Ryan ran for his life behind a suspect line and had little past Hall of Fame tight end Tony Gonzalez to throw to; running back Steven Jackson was hurt and didn’t start producing until the final six weeks; and don’t even ask about the leaky defense that surrendered more yards than all but four teams. But now everyone has a clean bill of health, right? It’s all good! And so are expectations.

Something to prove: