Dirty Bird Daily: Latest Atlanta Falcons News


Good morning, Atlanta Falcons fans. It’s Monday, but we are now exactly ten weeks away from the Falcons’ season kickoff against the Philadelphia Eagles. Football is coming. Let’s get started with the first morning news and links of the week.

Las Vegas oddsmakers put Falcons above .500 — FOX Sports

"For any fan of the Atlanta Falcons who checked out the opening win total projections for the 2015 NFL season, you probably walked away with a bit of a smile on your face. Expectations in Atlanta may be high in 2015, but they’re obviously high in the minds of Las Vegas oddsmakers as well, according to Andrew Hirsh of AtlantaFalcons.com."

Falcons Uniform History: Two Sport Man — Caleb Rutherford of The Falcoholic

"As we head over the hill, #40 brings us several players who had some fantastic names…but not much else. There is one player who stands above the rest at #40, however, and if you watch SportSouth, you might’ve seen him this week."

Video: Desmond Trufant throws out fit pitch for Braves — FOX Sports

"Desmond Trufant, like the rest of his Atlanta Falcons teammates seems to be enjoying his time off before training camp rolls around. Trufant’s name recently popped up in the news as he was offered the opportunity to throw the first pitch at an Atlanta Braves game."

Three Atlanta Falcons poised to breakout — Colin Hubbard of Blogging Dirty

"With Dan Quinn now in charge, many players will have a “fresh start” attitude, especially the young guys. I took a look at players on the Falcons who are going into years two and three and picked who I thought would be poised for a breakout season in 2015."

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