Photos: 12 former Falcons who deserve a Super Bowl win 0 Previous Gallery Next Gallery 1 / 13 NFL/Associated Press While they won’t get a Super Bowl ring if the Falcons win Sunday, these retired greats deserve a boost to their legacy after toiling so hard for so long for the franchise. 2 / 13 BRANT SANDERLIN/AJC Receiver Roddy White played 11 seasons for the Falcons, hauling in 808 catches and 63 touchdowns. 3 / 13 Curtis Compton/AJC Tight end Tony Gonzalez (right, with Matt Ryan) played the last five seasons of his career with the Falcons, piling up huge numbers: 83, 70, 80, 93 and 83 receptions. 4 / 13 Curtis Compton/AJC Running back Warrick Dunn was dependable and tough. 5 / 13 AJC File Photo Linebacker Jessie Tuggle, nicknamed ‘The Hammer’, was the heart and soul of every defense he played on 6 / 13 John Spink/AJC Steve Bartkowski got hit a lot as Falcons quarterback but he also managed to set virtually all team passing records at the time and also led teams to the playoffs. 7 / 13 AJC File Photo Billy "White Shoes" Johnson electrified Falcons fans as a kick returner and with his touchdown celebrations. 8 / 13 AJC File Photo Running back Gerald Riggs was a bulldozer with a ball in his hands. 9 / 13 AJC File Photo Running back William Andrews was a battering ram that could also catch the ball. 10 / 13 Frank Niemeir/AJC Tackle Mike Kenn labored on the offensive line for 17 seasons, all with the Falcons. 11 / 13 AJC File Photo Hall of Fame defensive end Claude Humphrey was one of the NFL’s most feared pass rushers. 12 / 13 Billy Downs/AJC Center Jeff Van Note played 18 seasons for the Falcons, covering the 60s, 70s and 80s. 13 / 13 AJC File Photo "Mr. Falcon" Tommy Nobis played 11 seasons in Atlanta, making countless tackles while playing on poor teams. View Comments 0 Sign up for e-newsletters Want more news? Sign up for free e-newsletters to get more of Dayton delivered to your inbox.