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Falcons remain overlooked, despite recent success

The Atlanta Falcons have put together four straight winning seasons. And yet they rarely are mentioned among the elite teams in the NFL.

They’ve got one of the best young quarterbacks in the game (although with four seasons under his belt he’s not exactly “young” anymore), great receivers, a Hall of Fame tight end, a workhorse running back with tread left on the tires, and an improving defense.

So why don’t they get more attention?

D. Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution joined PFT Live on Tuesday to address that question and various others, including the one in the box below.