Atlanta Falcons News: Falcons prepare for Eagles


Good morning, Falcons fans. It’s gamedaaaaayyyy!! At long last, the Atlanta Falcons take the field against the Philadelphia Eagles to kickoff their regular season. Let’s dive into today’s Dirty Bird Daily.

Roundtable: Falcons vs Eagles — Kelsey Conway of

"The Falcons take on the Eagles for their season opener and the editorial staff provides its insight for Monday’s primetime matchup at the Georgia Dome."

Dan Quinn is reshaping roster to his liking — The DW of The Falcoholic

"While this move was seen as a sign that Quinn would be reshaping the roster to his liking, this has really been going on since he arrived in Flowery Branch. Some key players were sent packing before camp even began, with the release of long-time veterans Justin Blalock and Harry Douglas."

With Hester out, Falcons have options at returner — Andrew Hirsh of

"A toe injury will sideline Devin Hester on Monday against Philadelphia, which will give other kick/punt returners time to show their worth. Though losing Hester isn’t ideal, Atlanta has a lot of talent behind him."

Fantasy Football advice: Falcons vs Eagles — Daniel Kelley of SB Nation

"The Philadelphia Eagles have made themselves into regular contenders over the last couple years. The Atlanta Falcons, meanwhile, have struggled to put it together over the same time, fading to awful records in the NFC."

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