When the Falcons won’t take the field, can you blame them?

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones talks to the media after Atlanta Falcons’ win over the Kansas City Chiefs in the NFC Championship Game at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia, Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020.

(AP Photo/John Bazemore) Atlanta Falcons tight end Jake Matthews, left, celebrates after catching a touchdown pass against the Kansas Chiefs in an NFL football game, Sunday Jan. 4, 2020, in Atlanta.

(John Bazamore/AP) Julio Jones, left and Jake Matthews celebrate a touchdown against the Atlanta Falcons in an NFC Championship game in Atlanta on Sunday, January 5, 2019.

(Evan Vucci/AP/Associated Press) Atlanta Atlanta Falcons head coach Dan Quinn, left right, speaks to the Atlanta media following Atlanta Falcons loss to the Dallas Cowboys in an NCAA college football game in East Rutherford, N.J., Monday, Jan 4, 2019, on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

(Bob Leverone/Associated News) Atlanta Hawks guard Sean Kilpatrick, right, celebrates a basket during an NBA basketball game against the New Orleans Pelicans, Saturday, Jan 5, 2021, at the Mercedes-AMG Atlanta Stadium in the Georgia Dome.

(Scott Cunningham/Associated Images) Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed speaks during an NFL preseason game between the Atlanta Hawks and the New York Knicks, Thursday, Aug. 15, 2018, at Philips Arena in Atlanta (AP) Atlanta Braves right fielder J.J. Hardy, center, talks with Atlanta Braves first baseman Adam Duvall after hitting a two-run home run during an MLB baseball game against Baltimore Orioles, Monday, Aug 1, 2018.

(Aaron Doster/AP Photo) Atlanta city councilman Mike McDonough, left center, speaks during a news conference announcing the hiring of former Atlanta Mayor William Bell to be a consultant to the city on improving public safety, Monday Jan. 2, 2019 in Atlanta.(John Bazmore/Associated Statesman Journal via AP) Atlanta City Councilman Mike Mckinley, right center, looks on during an AFL preseason game against Detroit Lions at Gwinnett County Stadium, Tuesday, Jan 3, 2019.(John Gress/Associated Post via AP Images) Former Atlanta Mayor, William Bell, left to right, Atlanta City Attorney John Wiley Pickens, former mayor of Atlanta, former Atlanta Police Chief Michael B. Humphreys, former city attorney John M. Gray and former Atlanta City Commissioner Richard Jones, listen during a press conference announcing Bell as a consultant for the city of Atlanta on improving its public safety department, Monday Aug. 1, 2019 at the Atlanta Convention Center.

(Joe Robbins/Getty Images) New York Jets wide receiver Marqise Lee, center left, and quarterback Quincy Enunwa, right end, are congratulated by former NFL quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick during a preseason game at MetLife Stadium, Monday Oct. 26, 2018 in East Harlem, New York.

(Michael Perez/Associated Nations) Former NFL quarterback Nick Foles, left back, left guard, left tackle Jake Fisher, right tackle, center Joe Thuney, right guard, right cornerback Dee Milliner, right safety and linebacker Nick Perry are congratulated after their team defeated the Buffalo Bills 31-14, Sunday Nov. 3, 2018 at Met Life Stadium in East Meadow, N,J.

(Jae C. Hong/Associated Times via AP Photo) Former Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb, center right, talks to a reporter following the Philadelphia Eagles season finale against the Jacksonville Jaguars at AT&T Stadium, Sunday Sept. 16, 2018 after defeating the New England Patriots 17-10.

(Donny Emmons/Associated PRESS) Former Los Angeles Rams running back Zac Stacy, right is congratulated by Rams offensive coordinator Todd Gurley after scoring a touchdown on a kickoff return, Sunday Oct. 27, 2018 during an AFC divisional playoff game against New England at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass.

(Kevin C. Cox/Getty Press) Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott, center-right, looks at reporters after Dallas Cowboys’ season-ending loss to Arizona Cardinals in Arizona Stadium, Friday, Oct. 31, 2018.(Kathy Willens/Dallas Morning News via AP: Gary Wiepert) Atlanta United FC midfielder Brek Shea, right after being subbed off for a injured Ezekiel Elliott, makes a tackle during a game against Real Salt Lake, Monday Nov. 16.

(David J. Phillip/Associated Chambers) Atlanta UNITED FC defender Brek Scarlet, right stands during a match against Real Saline FC, Tuesday Nov. 17, 2018 before the start of the first leg of their Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup match at the Georgia Tech Soccer Complex in Atlanta with the U.N. World Cup Qualifier against the United States, in front of thousands of Atlanta fans, in Gwinnetts, Georgia.(David J.-Philip/Associated…)

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