FLOWERY BRANCH — The Falcons’ offensive line will be on the hot seat against the Eagles.
In last season’s matchup, right defensive end Trent Cole, left defensive tackle Cullen Jenkins and left defensive end Jason Babin turned in four sacks and six quarterbacks hits against the Falcons.
Jenkins had two sacks and two quarterbacks hits. Cole and Babin had a sack and two quarterback hits each. Right defensive tackle Derek Landri rounds out the starting line.
The trio is off to a slow start this season. Babin has 2.5 sacks, Cole 1.5 and Jenkins has none, but Falcons offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter said they are all playing at a high level despite not having a sack over their past three games.
“More than any team that we play, they are two deep on their (defensive) line,