Good morning, Falcons fans. Plenty coming your way today – the Blogging Dirty staff make their predictions for the NFC South teams in Week 1, and we continue to preview the Atlanta Falcons’ season opener with the Philadelphia Eagles, which is just four days away might I add. Four. Days. Oh, and there’s some game on tonight featuring some guy named Brady or something.
Offensive line working to build chemistry quickly — Jeanna Thomas of The Falcoholic
"Chemistry and communication are so important for an offensive line, and Atlanta’s new-look unit is working to build those elements of their game as quickly as possible."
Eagles should be worried about Ryan, Jones — Eliot Shorr-Parks of NJ.com
"The Eagles are just six days away from their Week 1 matchup with the Atlanta Falcons, a game that could go anywhere from a blowout win to a blowout loss."
Falcons vs Eagles: Odds, analysis, NFL pick — OddsShark.com via Bleacher Report
"The new man in charge is Dan Quinn, who was the defensive coordinator of the Seattle Seahawks for the past two seasons. The change is good because defense was a big problem for the team last year, especially in losing four of its last five at the Georgia Dome."
Historic season for Julio? Roddy White believes so — Vaughn McClure of ESPN
"ESPN.com’s fantasy analyst Matthew Berry even went as far as to say Jones will have the best fantasy football season for a wide receiver in the history of the NFL. Berry made the claim in his yearly bold predictions column."
Dan Quinn addresses recent Falcons roster moves — John Buhler of ATL All Day
"Dan Quinn met with the media yesterday afternoon to address the Atlanta Falcons most recent roster moves."