In need of a pass-rusher

Osi Umenyiora is the Falcons' best pass-rusher at the moment, but he's on the wrong side of 30. Evan Habeeb/USA TODAY Sports

If this ends up as a lost season for the Atlanta Falcons, people will point to the poor start compounded by the injury to Julio Jones and talk about how that was too much to recover from. But like some other struggling teams, such as the Giants, Jaguars, Steelers and even the Eagles, a poor pass rush is also a major culprit in Atlanta.