Atlanta Falcons News: Roddy White future still unclear
Good morning, Falcons fans. Welcome to the Dirty Bird Daily. As you sip your coffee this Wednesday morning, enjoy these articles from around the Atlanta Falcons blogosphere.
Roddy White’s future still unclear — Jeff Schultz of AJC.com
At some point, the Falcons will need to address the giant elephant in the room. Roddy White wants to retire an as an Atlanta Falcon, but will he have the opportunity to play with the team in 2016? After his struggles last term, it wouldn’t be surprising to see the Falcons move on. But he could also add depth behind any incoming players for the No. 2 wide receiver spot. This is an interesting read.
Falcons anticipated cap space nearing $30 million — James Rael of The Falcoholic
The Falcons suddenly have a decent amount of cap room with the salary cap expected to put the team at around $29 million in space. That’s before any potential further roster cuts are made. Atlanta is getting lined up for a critical free agency period.
Upgrading strong safety is an offseason priority — Aaron Freeman of FalcFans.com
Yeah the Falcons have a lot of needs. Among them is strong safety. After William Moore was released earlier this month, it became pretty obvious the team has other plans at the position. Will any moves be made in free agency, or is a replacement going to be found in the draft? Whichever direction the Falcons move in, it has to work.
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Falcons roster review: Robert Alford — Nate Butler Jr. of The Falcoholic
Alford has his moments that frustrate fans, but overall he’s a talented player who is improving. Opposite Desmond Trufant, the Falcons have a strong combination at cornerback. Hopefully Jalen Collins will join the party in 2016.