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The eleven thinnest rosters in the NFL

SMG Logo By Mark Schofield of SMG | Slide 2 of 12: Last year the Atlanta Falcons rode a strong second half to a 7-9 finish, which sounds disappointing until you consider the team started the 2019 campaign with a 1-7 record. Many of their flaws were on the defensive side of the ball, and their first two draft picks in 2020 reflected that fact, as they added cornerback A.J. Terrell from Clemson and defensive lineman Marlon Davidson from Auburn. Offseason additions such as Hayden Hurst and Todd Gurley (who also has a checkered injury history) have bolstered the roster somewhat, and they still have Julio Jones, one of the game's most dangerous receivers. But if they run into injury problems like they faced in 2019, that might put some huge hurdles in their way in a division that seems a bit tougher than it did a season ago.

11. Atlanta Falcons

Last year the Atlanta Falcons rode a strong second half to a 7-9 finish, which sounds disappointing until you consider the team started the 2019 campaign with a 1-7 record. Many of their flaws were on the defensive side of the ball, and their first two draft picks in 2020 reflected that fact, as they added cornerback A.J. Terrell from Clemson and defensive lineman Marlon Davidson from Auburn. Offseason additions such as Hayden Hurst and Todd Gurley (who also has a checkered injury history) have bolstered the roster somewhat, and they still have Julio Jones, one of the game's most dangerous receivers. But if they run into injury problems like they faced in 2019, that might put some huge hurdles in their way in a division that seems a bit tougher than it did a season ago.
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