Oct 18, 2020; Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA; Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan (2) and Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Calvin Ridley (18) celebrate a touchdown during the second quarter against the Minnesota Vikings at U.S. Bank Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jeffrey Becker-USA TODAY Sports

Oct 18, 2020; Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA; Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan (2) and Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Calvin Ridley (18) celebrate a touchdown during the second quarter against the Minnesota Vikings at U.S. Bank Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jeffrey Becker-USA TODAY Sports

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Atlanta Falcons running back Caleb Huntley (42) Mandatory Credit: Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports

With the Atlanta Falcons season approaching quickly, it is always fun to speculate how many yards guys like Calvin Ridley, Russell Gage, and others will have.

A newly implemented 17-game schedule leaves the door open for franchise records to be broken, and on a broader scale, league records to be broken.

Perhaps Matt Ryan will be able to break the Atlanta Falcons single-season passing record, which unsurprisingly is his own mark set in 2016.

The Falcons have a lot of offensive weapons and a new offensive-minded head coach at the helm. The combination could prove to light up some stat sheets in 2021.

With no shortage of talent across the Atlanta Falcons skill positions, expect some big numbers from numerous players across the offense.

Atlanta Falcons offensive predictions: Caleb Huntley

  • Rushes: 22
  • Rushing Yards: 84
  • Rushing Touchdowns: 1

Caleb Huntley’s road to making it as an Atlanta Falcons running back seems to have gotten much easier with the release of Javian Hawkins. Whether that means him making the practice squad and possibly being promoted at some point, or making the roster from day one, that remains to be seen.

It has quickly become crystal clear that Arthur Smith wants to almost exclusively deploy runners who will run through the opposition, rather than around them. Huntley is certainly a part of that.

Huntley came to the Falcons as an undrafted player out of Ball State. During his four years in college, he amassed a total of 2902 rushing yards, with 21 touchdowns.

Do not expect him to receive a lot of opportunities if he makes the roster. He would probably end up as one of the inactive gameday players most weeks. Perhaps due to injury or an increase in trust from his coaches, he might get some chances throughout the year.

Standing under six-foot, while weighing around 230 pounds, he has the body type to be able to run through a lot of guys, he just needs time to learn the ropes of the NFL. Lucky for him he has Mike Davis who was in a similar situation when he entered the league.

Needless to say, Huntley is a player who the Falcons are looking to the future with, not so much the present.

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