Dirty Bird Daily: Latest Atlanta Falcons News


Good morning, Atlanta Falcons fans. It’s the weekend at long last, so as you sip your morning coffee, let’s dive straight into today’s news and links from the world of the Falcons.

Falcons’ primary challengers for a playoff spot — John Buhler of ATL All Day

"Looking across the landscape of the NFC, I still see four of the six playoff spots close to being locked up already.  It would shock me to not see the Seattle Seahawks or the Green Bay Packers not in the postseason."

Falcons rookies primed to make instant impact — Andrew Hirsh of AtlantaFalcons.com

"It’s been more than two months since the NFL Draft concluded, and the praise for Atlanta’s haul continues to mount."

Falcons punter Matt Bosher led NFL in hang time in 2014 — James Rael of The Falcoholic

"Atlanta Falcons punter Matt Bosher has no shortage of fans. Heck, most of you want to cut William Moore and give Bosher the starting nod at strong safety. But all joking aside, Bosher’s leg strength is beyond belief."

Falcons to hold 8th Friday Night Lights event — AtlantaFalcons.com

"The Atlanta Falcons will hold the eighth annual “Kia Motors Friday Night Lights” this year at Tom Riden Field at Buford High School. “Kia Motors Friday Night Lights” will take place on Friday, August 7. The Falcons will take the field at 7:20 p.m. with gates opening at 6:00 p.m."

Countdown to training camp: A look at Falcons defensive line — D. Orlando Ledbetter of AJC.com

"The players are enjoying their last open weekend before reporting to camp on Thursday. We continue our countdown today with a look at the defensive line."

Harvard picks Falcons to win NFC South — D. Orlando Ledbetter of AJC.com

"The Falcons are being projected to rebound in a big way in 2015 by winning the NFC South and reaching the playoffs."

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