Dirty Bird Daily: Latest Atlanta Falcons News


Good morning, Falcons fans. Day one of training camp is in the books and it was full of intrigue. Be sure to come right here to Blogging Dirty throughout camp as we keep you up to date with everything going on in the world of the Atlanta Falcons. Right now, let’s get into the Dirty Bird Daily.

Camp Report: 5 things to know from day 1 — Andrew Hirsh of AtlantaFalcons.com

"The Falcons kicked off XFINITY Training Camp with a lively workout on Friday morning. With the first practice in the books, Dan Quinn and his staff have a lot of positives to build on."

Falcons: Confessions of a fan on the fence — Matt Walker of ATL All Day

"Training camp is officially underway for the Atlanta Falcons, marking the start of a brand new NFL season, a time that has all too often made the hairs on the back of my neck stand at attention, anticipating greatness."

Position Spotlight: Wide Receivers — Kelsey Conway of AtlantaFalcons.com

"The Falcons are loaded with depth at the wide receiver position. White, Hankerson, Jones and Hester will all play vital roles in leading the offense this season."

Quinn says Falcons still interested in Jake Long — Vaughn McClure of ESPN

"Atlanta Falcons coach Dan Quinn said the team remains interested in free-agent offensive tackle Jake Long, who worked out at the facility this week."

Grantland: Trufant to become household name — Andrew Hirsh of AtlantaFalcons.com

"Falcons fans are well aware of Desmond Trufant’s talent. And while he may not get the national attention he deserves, that figures to change very soon."

5 things we learned from Falcons’ first practice — D. Orlando Ledbetter of AJC.com

"The Falcons finished their first training camp practice under head coach Dan Quinn a little early on Friday."

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