Atlanta Falcons legend Roddy White is disappointed with the way he was used last year, and what did we learn about the Falcons this week? That and more in Saturday’s Dirty Bird Daily.
Good morning, Falcons fans. It’s the weekend at long last. We’re now one weekend closer to regular season football. The Falcons’ opener with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers is just nine weeks away.
Training camp gets underway in under three weeks time, too. This is the quietest time on the NFL calendar, but it’s the calm before the storm.
As you sip your coffee this fine Saturday morning, enjoy these Falcons articles from around the internet.
Roddy White: Falcons lost because of my limited role — Kevin Patra of NFL.com
Roddy White is still a free agent, and he is unhappy with the way he was used in Kyle Shanahan’s offense last season. Would the Falcons have made the playoffs had he seen more of the football? What are your thoughts?
Grading Falcons GM Thomas Dimitroff: The 2009 Free Agent Class — Dave Choate of The Falcoholic
You can’t truly know the success of a draft or free agency class until years later. Dave Choate takes a look back at the 2009 free agency class. How did GM Thomas Dimitroff get on in this class?
Is Jameis Winston the league’s next star quarterback? Watch back over his rookie season and there’s a lot to be impressed with. Will he be able to make the next jump and go onto become one of the best quarterbacks in the league?
Five things we learned about the Falcons this week — D. Orlando Ledbetter of AJC.com
What did we learn about the Falcons this week? From Julio Jones to Matt Ryan’s number being retired. D. Orlando Ledbetter takes a look over the week.