Atlanta Falcons News: Devonta Freeman, Tevin Coleman sidelined with injuries


Good morning, Falcons fans. The running back battle in camp has been halted with injuries to Devonta Freeman and Tevin Coleman, but neither seems too serious. The Falcons are rightfully being cautious with both. It’s full steam ahead in training camp, so let’s dive straight into the Dirty Bird Daily.

Shanahan: Importance of offensive accountability — Jonathan Savitske of ATL All Day

"Atlanta Falcons Offensive Coordinator Kyle Shanahan addressed the team’s recent offensive struggles at training camp on Thursday afternoon."

Freeman, Coleman sidelined by hamstring woes — Vaughn McClure of ESPN

"Atlanta Falcons starting running back Devonta Freeman suffered a right hamstring strain Thursday and was unable to finish practice."

Falcons battling stomach bug — Kelsey Conway of

"A number of players and coaches are currently battling a stomach bug that has developed throughout the building and the illness kept Vic Beasley Jr. and Justin Hardy from participating in practice."

Paul Worrilow intent on becoming playmaker in new scheme — Vaughn McClure of ESPN

"When Atlanta Falcons middle linebacker Paul Worrilow huddled with new position coach Jeff Ulbrich this offseason, the goal was to establish a play-making mentality rather than being satisfied just playing a role."

Ryan put his late-game skills on display — D. Orlando Ledbetter of

"Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan has had a great deal of success pulling out late victories. On Thursday, Falcons coach Dan Quinn put Ryan in one of those situations in practice."

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