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Good morning, Atlanta Falcons fans. Keep an eye on the situations of Dez Bryant and Demaryius Thomas’ contracts today, it’s the last day they can sign multi-year deals as they were franchise tagged. Any deal could have a significant impact on the deal Julio Jones eventually gets in Atlanta.

Today, checkout our very own Colin Hubbard on Falcons Central Radio with Aaron Freeman and Scott Carasik. Let’s get started.

Falcons Central Radio with Blogging Dirty’s Colin Hubbard — Falcons PFC

"Scott and Aaron discuss the linebacker unit. On top of that, they are joined by Colin Hubbard of Blogging dirty and answer mailbag questions."

Not concerned about vanity, LB Josh Harris just gets it done — James Rael of The Falcoholic

"But no offseason is complete without honoring the unheralded heros that make your franchise tick. So come on up, Josh Harris, because it’s your turn."

5 rookies to watch at training camp — Andrew Hirsh of AtlantaFalcons.com

"It’s always important to focus on rookies during XFINITY® Training Camp, and this year’s group — widely considered one of the league’s best — should provide fans with a lot to watch. Here are a handful of first-years to monitor when the Falcons reconvene at Flowery Branch."

Ex-Falcon Mike Johnson calls it a career — FOX Sports

"Mike Johnson is a former o-line prospect of the Atlanta Falcons, but he’s seen his career hit a bit of a spiral downwards over recent seasons. Johnson has been in the NFL for five seasons, but has suffered three brutal injuries over that span, which in turn, has led to him choosing to retire according to D. Orlando Ledbetter of AJC.com."

Evaluating first-round pick Vic Beasley’s contract — FOX Sports

"As McClure explains, Beasley’s deal is a four-year contract that has a fifth-year option. “Beasley’s contract is a fully guaranteed $14,495,228, including a signing bonus of $8,801,984.”"

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