Atlanta Falcons News: Reggie Nelson draws interest from Atlanta
Good morning, Falcons fans. Welcome to the Dirty Bird Daily. Today marks the beginning of free agency, and is an important time for the Atlanta Falcons. Will the Falcons have any new signings before tomorrow’s Dirty Bird Daily?
As you sip your coffee this free agency Wednesday morning, enjoy these articles from around the Atlanta Falcons blogosphere.
Falcons express interest in S Reggie Nelson — Vaughn McClure of ESPN
We start with a tweet from ESPN’s Vaughn McClure that reports the Falcons are interested in Bengals safety Reggie Nelson. It would certainly give Atlanta an upgrade to the defensive backfield.
The pass rusher market is thinning out fast — Dave Choate of The Falcoholic
The Falcons’ hopes of adding a top pass rusher in free agency were dented on Tuesday, with a number of big names taken off the market. The biggest move came from Jacksonville, who all but sealed a deal with former Bronco Malik Jackson. Jason Pierre-Paul looks to be staying in New York and Mario Williams looks destined for Miami.
Mohamed Sanu could be perfect complement to Julio — Vaughn McClure of ESPN
The Falcons are in the market for a No. 2 wideout, and Mohamed Sanu could be the perfect fit for Atlanta. Here’s what Vaughn McClure has to say on the prospect of Sanu joining Julio Jones and Justin Hardy as the top three options for Matt Ryan.
Falcons had interest in Tamba Hali before he re-signed — Kelsey Conway of AtlantaFalcons.com
Another potential Falcons free agent that slipped away was Tamba Hali. Atlanta was reportedly interested in signing him, but it was announced he will be staying in Kansas City.
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