Atlanta Falcons News: Tevin Coleman takes reps with first-team offense


Good morning, Falcons fans. Do you feel that? It’s football, and it’s getting closer. August is almost over, well, maybe not, but training camp is in full flow and dominates today’s stories. Let’s dive straight into the Sunday edition of the Dirty Bird Daily.

Camp Report: 5 things to know from day 2 — Andrew Hirsh of

"The Falcons returned to action on Saturday in front of a large crowd for the second practice of XFINITY Training Camp."

Julio Jones: A new deal in the works? — John Buhler of ATL All Day

"The Atlanta Falcons organization and All-Pro WR Julio Jones have tried to reach a new contract agreement to keep Jones in Atlanta uniform for the long-term."

Tevin Coleman gets reps with first-team offense — D. Orlando Ledbetter of

"One the second day of training camp, rookie running back Tevin Coleman received some reps with the first-team offense."

Falcons cut Harland Gunn, sign Pierce Burton — Jeanna Thomas of The Falcoholic

"The Falcons announced Saturday that they have signed Pierce Burton, an offensive tackle who was signed by the Minnesota Vikings as an undrafted free agent out of Mississippi in 2014."

New Falcons TE adjusting to life without Manning — Charles Odum of

"Atlanta tight end Jacob Tamme was worried about playing with another quarterback after catching passes from Peyton Manning most of his career with Indianapolis and Denver."

Position Spotlight: Cornerbacks — Kelsey Conway of

"Desmond Trufant and Phillip Adams shined at practice on Saturday. The 2015 cornerback group has the talent and potential to lead the Falcons defense."

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