Dirty Bird Daily: Latest Atlanta Falcons News


Good morning, Atlanta Falcons fans. It’s Tuesday, so let’s dive straight into today’s morning news and opinions from the world of the Falcons. It’s not all good news today off-the-field, unfortunately, but there are some more positives stories looking ahead to the new season.

Ex-Falcons DE John Abraham wanted on battery charge — Steve Visser of AJC.com

"The charge stems from a Feb. 28 alleged attack at the Pink Pony strip club, Brookhaven police Officer Carlos Nino told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Monday. Investigators could not get surveillance footage until recently, Nino said in explaining the charge delay."

Raheem Morris: Fans shouldn’t sleep on Adrian Clayborn — James Rael of The Falcoholic

"We’ve discussed Atlanta Falcons DE Adrian Clayborn’s rise and subsequent fall ad nauseum this off-season. The Falcons handed him a one-year, prove it deal during free agency, adding depth to a defensive line that desperately needed it. We know he’s been working hard this off-season, even enlisting the help of former Falcons great Chuck Smith."

Plenty of memorable plays for Julio Jones — Vaughn McClure of ESPN

"Jones, arguably the most feared deep threat in the league, is intent on building off last season’s record-setting performance, as he established a new franchise mark with 1,593 receiving yards."

Falcons ostrich effect: Fatal flaws that may ruin Falcons in ’15 — James Rael of The Falcoholic

"As an Atlanta Falcons fan, you’re used to inevitable dispair. With no Super Bowl victories in the nearly 50 year history of the team, every season has ended in disappointment. Sure, there are seasons we can be proud of, for whatever reason. And sure, the highs are always worth the inevitable lows. But no matter what, we always make our way back, ready and raring for some soul-crushing Falcons football."

Video: 3 forgotten factors that could help Falcons shock world — Bleacher Report

"Watch as Adam Lefkoe and Bleacher Report NFL Analyst Chris Simmsdiscuss the Falcons’ roster in the video above."

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