Atlanta Falcons News: Julio Jones sits out of practice


Good morning, Falcons fans. We are moving closer to the trip to AT&T Stadium this Sunday, as the Atlanta Falcons look to improve to 3-0 over an Tony Romo-less Cowboys. Let’s get started with the Dirty Bird Daily.

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Are the 2-0 Falcons for real? Yeah, they are — Dave Choate of The Falcoholic

"The Falcons have already managed to put two lousy, mistake-marred seasons in the rear view with a pair of close triumphs to start the 2015 season. As we look ahead to the next 14 games, we all have to wonder whether the Falcons can sustain what they’ve managed to build thus far."

Falcons must improve 29th ranked pass defense — D. Orlando Ledbetter of

"They are set to face Dallas’ Brandon Weeden, Houston’s Ryan Mallett and Washington’s Kirk Cousins and possibly New Orleans’ Luke McCown over the next four games."


QB injuries make Matt Ryan appreciate his durability — Vaughn McClure of ESPN

"The injuries involving starting quarterbacks around the league is an aspect Atlanta Falcons signal-caller Matt Ryan is well aware of. And it certainly makes Ryan appreciate that he hasn’t missed a game since 2009."

Julio (hamstring) limited for Wednesday’s practice — Vaughn McClure of ESPN

"Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones was limited during Wednesday’s practice with what was labeled a hamstring on the injury report."

Falcons’ front seven the difference vs. Dallas? — John Buhler of ATL All Day

"The Atlanta Falcons are a slight road favorite over the Dallas Cowboys when the Dirty Birds travel to AT&T Stadium this weekend."

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