Atlanta Falcons News: Is Antone Smith back to full strength?


Good morning, Falcons fans. After eight long months, the Atlanta Falcons are in action. The first preseason game, against the Tennessee Titans, kicks off at 7 p.m. EDT tonight. Be sure to stay tuned to Blogging Dirty as we keep you up to date with all of the action. We will debuting a new weekly feature today called “Final Thoughts”, previewing the game.

But let’s get started with today’s morning news and links. Here is the Dirty Bird Daily.

Antone Smith: Back to full strength in 2015? — John Buhler of ATL All Day

"Atlanta Falcons RB Antone Smith is one of the team’s most dynamic play makers on offense.  It seems like once every five snaps, Tone breaks off a long run with his explosive speed for the Atlanta Falcons."

Roundtable: Falcons vs Titans preview — Kelsey Conway of

"Football season is back in Atlanta and the editorial staff will be providing their insight and expectations prior to every game of the 2015 season."

Falcons have waived safety Damian Parms — Kelsey Conway of

"The Atlanta Falcons announced on Thursday morning that they have waived rookie undrafted free agent out of Florida Atlantic, safety Damian Parms."

Should the Falcons re-sign Prince Shembo? — D. Orlando Ledbetter of

"As Brooks Reed hip/groin injury lingers on, the Falcons need help at the strongside linebacker position."

Roddy White, Julio Jones keep close bond with Harry Douglas — Vaughn McClure of ESPN

"True, White and the Atlanta Falcons have a new coach guiding them in Dan Quinn. And White has new receivers alongside him in Leonard Hankerson and rookie Justin Hardy. But as much as it’s time to start a new chapter, White knows the feeling will be different without No. 83 in the huddle."

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