Dirty Bird Daily: Latest Atlanta Falcons News


Good morning, Atlanta Falcons fans. As you sit back with your coffee this Thursday morning, get caught up with everything going on in the world of the Falcons with today’s Dirty Bird Daily.

Scaffolding falls on worker at new Falcons stadium site — Tyler Estep of AJC.com

"A construction worker was being treated for a severe head injury Wednesday after metal scaffolding fell on him at the site of the new Atlanta Falcons stadium, officials said."

Falcons “most interested” in supplemental draft OT — Matthew Chambers of The Falcoholic

"Sounds like a quality fit for Atlanta’s new offensive line scheme. Additionally, the team’s depth chart at tackle is a pile of shattered dreams and disappointment. The position lacks players with upside, and they could certainly add a player at one of their weakest positions."

Falcons training camp profile: Desmond Trufant — Cameron DaSilva of Rant Sports

"One of the most underrated players in the entire NFL resides in the Atlanta Falcons‘ secondary. That player is cornerback Desmond Trufant, one of the best corners in the league at the ripe age of 24."

Is Julio Jones the division’s most dangerous player? — Andrew Hirsh of AtlantaFalcons.com

"Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones is objectively one of the best players in the NFL today. Many pundits, including former pro Nate Burleson, consider him a top five player at his position. His numbers — which have broken numerous franchise marks — are nothing short of phenomenal. And, despite several injuries, it’s become clear that Thomas Dimitroff was right to trade up for the Alabama star in 2011."

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