Dirty Bird Daily: Latest Atlanta Falcons News


Good morning, Falcons fans. The wait is over; training camp kicks off today. The good news is that Julio Jones has reported to camp as promised as negotiations go on with the Atlanta Falcons over a new deal.

As expected, Julio Jones reports for camp — Jay Adams of AtlantaFalcons.com

"Wide receiver Julio Jones pulled into Falcons headquarters at Flowery Branch on Thursday afternoon and reported for XFINITY® Atlanta Falcons Training Camp, just like he said he would."

Jones working on a long-term deal with Falcons — Vaughn McClure of ESPN

"Atlanta Falcons Pro Bowl wide receiver Julio Jones, who reported to training camp Thursday, said his agent and the team have started negotiations toward a new long-term contract."

DeMarcus Love: Falcons’ new offensive lineman — John Buhler of ATL All Day

"It looks like a signing to fill out depth for new head coach Dan Quinn, new offensive coordinator, and new offensive line coach Chris Morgan as DeMarcus Love has yet to appear in a regular season game in his four-year NFL career."

Falcons place Lamar Holmes on PUP list — Jay Adams of AtlantaFalcons.com

"The Atlanta Falcons today announced that they have placed tackle Lamar Holmes on the physically unable to perform list."

Will Devonta Freeman’s pass catching land him starting gig? — James Rael of The Falcoholic

"Atlanta Falcons running back Devonta Freeman is a humble guy. That was apparent from the moment we saw him on HBO’s Hard Knocks, scoping out a modest apartment prior to training camp."

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