Will the Atlanta Falcons be a better or worse team in 2016 than they were a year ago? Also, what should we know about the Falcons this week? That and more in Monday’s Dirty Bird Daily.
Good morning, Falcons fans and welcome to a new week. It might be Monday, but look at the bright side. Eight weeks from now we’ll be in Week 1 of the regular season. There’s also just 62 more days to go until the Falcons kickoff their 2016 campaign. Fasten your seatbelt.
I’d also like to bring your attention to an excellent new site here on the FanSided network, Local POV. Local POV is a great place for lifestyle and entertainment breaks no matter where you live. Looking for a break away? This is a great place to look, too. The team over there have done such a great job, and there’s some excellent content to read.
As you sip your coffee this fine Monday morning, enjoy all of these Falcons articles.
Will the Falcons be better, worse or the same in 2016? — Jeanna Thomas of The Falcoholic
The Falcons have made their fair share of changes to the roster this offseason, but will the team be any better this time around? The tough schedule will play apart in this, one has to imagine. Will the Falcons be a better or worse football team in Dan Quinn’s second season?
Five things to know about the Falcons this week — D. Orlando Ledbetter of AJC.com
What should we know about the Falcons this week? D. Orlando Ledbetter has covered, from Keanu Neal to analysis on the 90-man roster.
Falcons offseason report: Retooled team hopes to take flight in 2016 — Michael Stern of USA Today
The hope is the Falcons’ work this offseason will pay off despite having to navigate through a tougher schedule this time around. GM Thomas Dimitroff was aggressive in his pursuit of certain players in free agency, plugging holes that needed to be fixed. The roster looks stronger than it did 12 months ago.
Who are the three best kickers in Falcons history? — Dave Choate of The Falcoholic
Who are the three best kickers in Falcons history, and is Matt Bryant on the list? Bryant is still in Atlanta 41-years-old, although his place on the roster isn’t certain. Dave Choate gives his three best kickers in franchise history. Who would make your list?