Happy Saturday, Falcons fans. It’s finally the weekend, although sadly there is still no Atlanta Falcons football. We’re getting closer, though. Kind of.
The Falcons’ OTAs and mandatory minicamp have dates which you can find below, but more importantly for now is the 2016 NFL Draft. Atlanta needs to get this class right. Would safety Keanu Neal be a good move at No. 17?
That and more is answered in this morning’s Dirty Bird Daily. As you sip your coffee, enjoy these articles.
Scouting Keanu Neal: The Makeup of a Bully — Charles R. McDonald of The Falcoholic
An idea building some momentum is the Falcons drafting safety Keanu Neal at No. 17. Here’s an interesting scouting profile of Neal and what he could bring to Atlanta. What are your thoughts on the possibility of drafting him in the first round?
Five things we learned about the Falcons this week — D. Orlando Ledbetter of AJC.com
What did we learn about the Atlanta Falcons this week? From all-red uniforms to Reggie Ragland, D. Orlando Ledbetter has us covered on all of the top stories from this week.
Falcons’ offseason dates announced — AtlantaFalcons.com
Atlanta Falcons football is slowly on the way back, and we now know some offseason dates. Atlanta’s OTAs will run from May 23 and finish on June 9. Minicamp will be held from June 14-16. When you think about it, it’s not so far away.
Falcons work out TCU QB/WR Trevone Boykin — Matthew Chambers of The Falcoholic
Trevone Boykin is an interesting prospect, and the Falcons clearly have some interest. Will he be best fit in the NFL as a wide receiver or as a developmental quarterback? Thomas Dimitroff and Dan Quinn might have a better idea now after working him out, and it’ll be interesting to see how the future shakes out for the prospect. Maybe it’ll be in Atlanta.