Dirty Bird Daily: Latest Atlanta Falcons News


Good morning, Falcons fans. We are now exactly eight weeks away from the Atlanta Falcons’ season opener against the Philadelphia Eagles. The excitement levels are close to going through the roof, especially with training camp just around the corner. Let’s get started with the first Dirty Bird Daily of the week.

Franchise tag probably last resort for Jones, Falcons — Vaughn McClure of ESPN

"The Atlanta Falcons and top receiver Julio Jones are bound to start negotiating about a contract extension sooner than later, although nothing has materializedon that front thus far."

Your most coveted collectibles in Falcons history — Dave Choate of The Falcoholic

"A game-worn, signed Jessie Tuggle jersey. A Steve Bartkowski rookie card. A photo of Julio Jones leaping up and intercepting Russell Wilson’s desperation heave at the end of the 2012 NFC Championship Game."

Falcons: Top 5 defensive players for 2015 — John Buhler of ATL All Day

"The Atlanta Falcons are looking to improve this year.  New Head Coach Dan Quinn inherits a top-tier passing game, promising young defensive backs, and a great special teams unit."

Photo: Check out how construction looks on new Atlanta stadium — FOX Sports

"Wire shows us a nice view of how things are coming along on the new stadium that the Atlanta Falcons will be playing in, as well as how it looks next to the Georgia Dome. Falcons fans should be getting pretty excited about what the new stadium will be like when all is said and done."

Falcons 2015 season Super Bowl odds schedule — Jeff Scott of Pregame.com

"Now new HC Dan Quinn will try and bring the team back to respectability and Vegas does think they will do it this year as their win total has been set at 8.5 with juice to the Under (-120).Vegas odds have the Falcons listed at +220 to win the NFC South, +2000 to win the NFC Title and +4500 to win the Super Bowl. A season preview of the Falcons along with their 2015 Schedule are below."

Matt Ryan was one of the best on three-step drops in 2014 — FOX Sports

"While he threw for 4,694 yards, 28 touchdowns and 14 interceptions, Ryan apparently truly excelled when it came to his three-step drops, according to Pro Football Focus."

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