Atlanta Falcons News: 5 things from day 11 of camp


Good morning, Falcons fans. Football hits our screens tonight with preseason action, although the Atlanta Falcons won’t be in action until tomorrow’s curtain raiser against the Tennessee Titans. Let’s dive in to today’s Dirty Bird Daily.

Camp Report: 5 things from day 11 — Andrew Hirsh of

"One year after being cut, Ricardo Allenis on track to earn a starting job as Atlanta’s free safety. The former cornerback has adjusted well to his new position and, after a lot of practicing, is eager to be tested in a game situation."

Goodman battling back from knee surgery — D. Orlando Ledbetter of

"Falcons defensive end Malliciah Goodman, who got off to a slow start in training camp, had offseason surgery to repair the meniscus in his right knee."

Former Falcon Sam Baker ‘probably just concluded his career’ — Alex Marvez of FOX Sports

"David Baker, Sam’s father and the Pro Football Hall of Fame president, told Gil Brandt and me Tuesday on SiriusXM NFL Radio that his son “probably just concluded his career” because of injuries that maligned him for most of the past seven seasons in Atlanta."

Felony charges against ex-Falcons LB Prince Shembo dropped — Vaughn McClure of ESPN

"Felony charges against former Atlanta Falcons linebacker Prince Shembo for killing his ex-girlfriend’s Yorkshire terrier were dismissed last week after he pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of cruelty to animals, Shembo’s attorney Jerry Froelich told"

William Moore: Embracing change of philosophy — John Buhler of ATL All Day

"William Moore, the Atlanta Falcons starting strong safety, met with the media after today’s practice to discuss how he is embracing a new playing style under Head Coach Dan Quinn."

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