Atlanta Falcons News: Why Justin Hardy will breakout in 2016


Justin Hardy is one of the most exciting young players on the Atlanta Falcons roster. Why is he poised to breakout this year? That and more in the Dirty Bird Daily.

Good morning, Falcons fans. It’s Friday at long last, which means it’s almost time for the weekend. In just 10 short weeks time, we’ll be looking ahead to the Falcons’ season opener with the Buccaneers, and recapping on how the Panthers got shown up by the Broncos for the second time since February.

We’re now just 72 days away from the Falcons’ season opener. As you sip your coffee this fine Friday morning, enjoy these articles from around the internet.

Why Justin Hardy is poised for a breakout season — Matt LaPan of NFL Spin Zone

There’s some quiet optimism around Falcons Nation right now when it comes to second-year wide receiver Justin Hardy. And for good reason. There’s many exciting parts to Hardy’s game, and Matt LaPan believes he’s poised to breakout this year.

NFC South roundtable: What must the Falcons do to bounce back? — Jeanna Thomas of The Falcoholic

What do the Falcons have to do to bounce back and even win the NFC South? Jeanna Thomas of The Falcoholic sat down with writers from each NFC South team to discuss what it will take for the Falcons to improve from their 8-8 season. It’s interesting to get the perspective of writers from around the division.

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NFC South Q&A: How does the division view the Bucs trading up for K Roberto Aguayo? — ESPN

Remember when the Buccaneers traded up for a kicker in the second round? Yeah, it really happened. It might not actually turn out to be such a bad move, but talk about pressure. Roberto Aguayo can’t afford to miss many kicks this year, no matter the distance.