Photo from USA Today on BruinsNation.com The 2017 NFL draft 'needs list' for the Falcons wasn't too much different from 2015 or 2016. Get a good edge rusher, and shore up the offensive line with players who could play right away. In 2015 the pick was fairly obvious. Pundits and fans alike thought Vic Beasley the … Continue reading #Falcons pick of #TakkaristMcKinley – hubris or just following their hunches?
Atlanta Falcons Julio Jones during Training Camp. Julio talks about upcoming game vs Miami Dolphins. Facing Dolphins D, former Falcon Brent Grimes, injuries and preseason length #ATLvsMIA #realtalksports
The Atlanta stood in the 2nd of the 2015 NFL draft with a choice. Draft a to fill a 'need'. Help to shore up their defensive backfield especially at the safety position. A reasonable, conservative approach by a franchise STILL haunted by the departure 8 years ago of Michael Vick to a dog fighting scandal. … Continue reading Falcons miss chance to have dominant Defense by not drafting Randy Gregory
Maybe it was the temperature being a little cooler due some welcome crowd cover. Or it could the big crowds of the weekend were gone. It might have been the 'Friday Night Lights' scrimmage. Whatever the reason Falcons had more dropped passes and fumbles that were not there previously. Timing was slightly off. A few … Continue reading #Falcons seemed to lose sharpness on Day 5 of #NFLTrainingCamp
The Atlanta Falcons officially launched their training camp on July 31. But today parents grabbed their kids and packed the Falcons Flowery Branch HQ on a beautiful Sunday. The team does a great job each year of connecting fans through the free and open training camp. Players like 1st round pick Vic Beasley take time … Continue reading Family, Fun, and Football at #Falcons #NFLTrainingCamp on a Sunday morning