Dirty Bird Daily: Latest Atlanta Falcons News


Good morning, Falcons fans. We are one Sunday closer to football, which is always a good thing. And we are now 99 days away from the Falcons-Giants Monday Night Football opener. Here are today’s news and links from the world of the Atlanta Falcons.

Dan Quinn discusses Antone Smith — FalconsM5 of The Falcoholic

"New coach Dan Quinn had plenty to say at Tuesday’s press conference, and we are fired up to give you some of the highlights."

Contract details for Chris Chester — Vaughn McClure of ESPN

"Chester signed a one-year deal worth $2.8 million after being released by Washington. He was scheduled to make $4 million with the Redskins this season"

Falcons’ 3 biggest strengths in 2015 — John Buhler of ATL All Day

"As underwhelming as it has been for the Dirty Birds in 2013-14, there are several aspects of the game the Atlanta Falcons do well. Coach Quinn preaches using a guy in ways to best use his skill set, putting him in places to succeed so to speak.  In the new Falcons era of perpetual improvement, here are three areas of the game I see as strengths for this football club in 2015."

Falcons enjoy fishing with military — Andrew Hirsh of AtlantaFalcons.com

"Now in its eighth year, Fishing with the Falcons offers our military veterans a chance to spend time with players — past and present — on Lake Lanier. After several productive hours out on the water, everyone convened for a cookout, where awards were given for the biggest catch, smallest catch and largest haul."

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