If we don't move to Justin to LDE, the Falcons are going to run their tanks at the Smith brother's all day...this is my fear. Teams don't even bother to run on Brooks' side and haven't for a long while now. They run at Aldon which is smart. If we move Justin to LDE, not only is the run mitigated, but that double-team to free up Brooks is going to wreak havoc on the sight-line of Matt Ryan...an even more important piece is that it will be on the SAM side (strong side where the TE typically lines up at) and this disruption may help keep T.Gonzalez in to block or get tied up in the wave of attention Brooks/Justin will cause at the snap/POA. Brooks is also much better in coverage and can fake a rush and drop back to cover T.Gonzalez underneath with help over the top.
On the right side (RDD), with a healthy McDonald, Aldon should be a little more free and active esp. on turf. McDonald's quickness and strength at the POA could really help Aldon more than Justin right now.
This one simple move could help the entire defense from top-to-bottom in all three phases IMO: run stuffing, pass rush and disrupting/controlling T.Gonzalez.
BTW: If Atlanta game planned to to run left, imagine the element of surprise with Justin in at LDE angling right down the LOS (his strength).
[ Edited by NCommand on Jan 16, 2013 at 7:00 AM ]