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Sport Arthur Blank critical of Falcons players for onside kick gaffe

13:45  22 september  2020
13:45  22 september  2020 Source:   yardbarker.com

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Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank was critical of the team's players for their onside kick gaffe during Sunday's loss to the Dallas Cowboys. Instead of making an effort to pick up the ball before it went ten yards, the Falcons just stared at it until it went far enough for a Dallas player to legally

Atlanta players failed to foil a Cowboys onside kick because they didn’t know they could pick up the ball. It was a baffling collective failure.

Arthur Blank is reacting just about how you would expect him to react after his team’s embarrassing collapse in Week 2.

Arthur Blank wearing a suit and tie: Arthur Blank is reacting just about how you would expect him to react after his team’s embarrassing collapse in Week 2. © Jason Getz-USA TODAY Sports Arthur Blank is reacting just about how you would expect him to react after his team’s embarrassing collapse in Week 2.

Speaking Monday on SiriusXM NFL Radio, the Atlanta Falcons owner was critical of Sunday’s showing against the Dallas Cowboys. Specifically, Blank criticized the players for their onside kick gaffe late in the fourth quarter.

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“Clearly our defense is not playing at the level we want to see it play at,” he said, per Josh Alper of PFT. “Clearly on the last play of the game yesterday our players, you know, didn’t do what they, you know, either what they were instructed to do and they didn’t understand it.

“It’s clear though they didn’t, in my view, they didn’t clearly understand what the rules were and exactly what they had to do,” Blank continued. “I think that’s demonstrated when you watch the video of it.”

Down by two points with less than two minutes left, the Cowboys attempted an onside kick. Instead of making an effort to pick up the ball before it went ten yards, the Falcons just stared at it until it went far enough for a Dallas player to legally recover it.

The brain fart was just one component of an epic collapse on Atlanta’s part. Up 20-0 at one point and still holding a 15-point advantage in the fourth quarter, they crumbled late and lost on a Greg Zuerlein field goal as time expired. The Falcons are now 0-2 to start the season, and Blank clearly wants to see them get their act together.

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  Falcons coach and owner divided over onside kick blunder, but they do agree on one thing about the play The onside kick is still being talking about in AtlantaAlthough Dallas pulled off a miraculous 20-point comeback, the game is mostly going to be remembered as one that the Falcons choked away because they couldn't recover an onside kick in the final two minutes. Following the loss, Falcons coach Dan Quinn and owner Arthur Blank seemed to have a different interpretation of what exactly happened on the play.

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Blank , who watched the play intently from the opposite sideline while donning a black mask and gray suit, wondered about his players ’ understanding of an onside kick . Falcons coach Dan Quinn insisted his players knew that NFL rules permitted them, but not the kicking team, to down the

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