Dirty Bird Daily: Latest Atlanta Falcons News


Good morning, Atlanta Falcons fans. It’s Saturday morning, so let’s get straight into today’s morning news and links.

Contract projections: comparing Julio to Dez, Demaryius — Matthew Chambers of The Falcoholic

"We know it is coming. Julio Jones is about to get paid. Should we expect him to receive a contract similar to what Dez Bryant and Demaryius Thomas received a few days ago? These players are typically mentioned in the same group, but how do they measure up?"

2015 training camp: 5 changes to look for — Andrew Hirsh of AtlantaFalcons.com

"Dan Quinn already made a strong impression during OTAS and minicamps; when the pads go on, and when the intensity picks up, his fingerprints — along with those of his staff — will only become more palpable. Here are five changes to watch for in the coming weeks."

Roddy White: Falcons need to pay Julio Jones — D. Orlando Ledbetter of AJC.com

"Falcons wide receiver Roddy White, who held out in 2009 instead of entering into the final year of his contract, has advised the Falcons to extend Julio Jones’ deal, according to two tweets form ESPN ‘s Josina Anderson."

Five most important Falcons players in 2015 — FOX Sports

"The Atlanta Falcons are heading into the 2015 season with high expectations, and the hope to get back to the top of the NFC South. Last season, it was the worst conference in the league but the Carolina Panthers were able to come out on top and make the playoffs."

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