Good morning, Falcons fans. Who are the top five Atlanta Falcons quarterbacks of all time? How is the 2015 offensive line shaping up? That and more in today’s Dirty Bird Daily.
Falcons breakdown & analysis of offensive line — Scott Carasik of Bleacher Report
"When it comes to the Atlanta Falcons offensive line, health is just as important as the talent up front. Don’t get me wrong—there is a ton of talent up front that hasn’t come close to reaching its potential yet. The entire offensive line is very athletic and should fit well in the new scheme."
Falcons top 5 quarterbacks of all time — John Buhler of ATL All Day
"The Atlanta Falcons have had a tumultuous existence as an NFL franchise, only making the playoffs 12 times in going on 50 years. But when Atlanta has been at its best as a football team, the Falcons have typically had strong offenses."
Who do NFL players think is best player from Alabama? — Mark Inabinett of AL.com
"Among players with their football roots in Alabama, Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones is considered the best by his NFL peers. The NFL Network completed its countdown of “The Top 100 Players of 2015” without a player from an Alabama high school or college appearing in the top 10, which was revealed on Wednesday night."
Is Justin Hardy the secret weapon? — Brian Jones of 247Sports.com
"The Falcons entered the 2015 draft with an established receiving corps. Julio Jones is becoming one of the best receivers in the game (if he isn’t there already), Roddy White could be considered as the best No. 2 receiver in the NFL and Devin Hester came into his own as a reserve."
Atlanta United FC officially unveil name, logo — Thomas Wheatley of Clatl.com
"The team’s name was revealed weeks ago by SI’s Brian Straus (AUFC Owner Arthur Blank joked about the leak). The Home Depot co-founder and Atlanta Falcons owner said officials had settled on the name, despite a fan survey listing other top choices, because of metro Atlanta’s status as a transportation hub and home to people from all backgrounds."