Skip to Content

The Atlanta Falcons must move on from RB Michael Turner

The Atlanta Falcons must move on from RB Michael Turner

Hyped by on November 19, 2012 Website: www.thepigskinreport.com

The time has come for the Atlanta Falcons to cut veteran RB Michael Turner after this season. After joining the Atlanta Falcons in 2008 as a free agent after backing up LaDainian Tomlinson with the San Diego Chargers, Turner posted a career high 1,699 rushing yards and 17 touchdowns. His career has been on the decline in subsequent years and it’s time for the Falcons to part ways with Turner after this season.

Turner, soon to be 31, is a big back at 250 pounds, and he now appears to be old and slow. He lacks explosiveness and appears to be indecisive in the backfield before making his cuts. Due to make $5.5 million in 2013, the Falcons need to release Turner and head in a new direction for 2013.

Voted by:
Voted by ThePigskinReport.comVoted by robkelley24

No Responses to “The Atlanta Falcons must move on from RB Michael Turner” Leave a reply ›

Leave a Reply

About BallHyped

BallHyped Sports BlogsFounded by ex-McClatchy Editor Brian Milne (@BMilneSLO) in 2010, BallHyped is a social voting community where sports bloggers and fans share their favorite blogs.

Sign up for free or contact us for more details at ballhyped@gmail.com or @BallHyped.

BallHyped Member Perks

Top 1,000 Sports Bloggers on Twitter List
Best Blogs Book
Blogger Leaderboard | Blogger List | Blogroll
Blogger Resources and Q&As

General bloggers are encouraged to visit BlogHyped.com. Like beer? Visit BeerHyped.com.

.