One deciding factor in Super Bowl LI will be Atlanta’s young, but talented defense’s ability to hold up against quarterback Jedi Tom Brady. The Falcons defense is inexperienced and features several rookie contributors and isn’t overly complicated schematically.
Historically, Brady has shredded simplistic defenses, because once he recognizes a defensive formation it’s already over.
Nobody knows the strengths and weaknesses of the Falcons D more than division rival Drew Brees of the Saints. He’s already torched the Falcons twice this year, and joined The Herd today to explain what Atlanta does well, and what Brady should be able to exploit.
Here’s the video of his interview with Colin, and his scouting report on Atlanta’s defense: