Atlanta Falcons News: Jake Long still being considered by Falcons


Good morning, Falcons fans. Cuts are going on all over the league, and preparations for the final preseason game have begun. Here’s all of the latest Atlanta Falcons news, right here with the Dirty Bird Daily.

Falcons still considering Jake Long — John Buhler of ATL All Day

"Jake Long, the former 1st overall pick in the 2008 NFL Draft, remains a free agent after his two-year stint with the St. Louis Rams. According to Atlanta Falcons Head Coach Dan Quinn, the Atlanta Falcons are still very much considering bringing Long to Atlanta."

Falcons waive DB Mincy — Kelsey Conway of

"The Atlanta Falcons announced on Monday afternoon that they have waived defensive back Jonathon Mincy."

Falcons line still in flux; Long still being considered — Vaughn McClure of ESPN

"James Stone looked well on his way to securing the Atlanta Falcons’ starting left guard spot. Then he got hit with a punishing combination and fell to the canvas."

#AskAndrew: Monday Falcons Mailbag — Andrew Hirsh of

"Each week, writer Andrew Hirsh will be answering your Falcons questions from social media. Today, he discusses the offensive line and the free agency process."

Julio Jones deal a clear win-win — Joe Soriano of NFL Spin Zone

"Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones is one of the most important skill position players in the NFL for his team, because the playoff hopes of this organization ride on the dynamic partnership that he and Matt Ryan bring to the table."

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