Atlanta Falcons News: Previewing the quarterbacks ahead of training camp


Atlanta Falcons training camp is little over a week away. How is the quarterback group looking ahead of camp? That and more in the Dirty Bird Daily for Tuesday.

Good morning, Falcons fans. Training camp is a little over a week away. Are you ready for the return of football? It’s flown by.

Let’s dive right into today’s Dirty Bird Daily. As ever there’s plenty of great Falcons content to read from around the internet. As you sip your coffee this fine Tuesday morning, enjoy these articles from around the internet.

Which teams had the five best — and five worst — pass rushes in 2015 — Sheil Kapadia of ESPN

Three guesses as to which team makes it into the five worst pass rushes of 2015? You got it. The Falcons. Atlanta’s pass rush was every bit as pathetic as it was the season prior, and it’s something that needs to be put right this time around.

Atlanta Falcons training camp preview: Quarterbacks — Aaron Freeman of

Training camp is only a week away, and Aaron Freeman is taking a look at the quarterbacks. Matt Ryan is the surefire starter in Atlanta, but who will be his immediate backup? That isn’t obvious right now and the No. 2 spot will be competed for during training camp.

Falcons defensive ends: Better, worse, or the same in 2016? — Matthew Chambers of The Falcoholic

Will the Falcons’ defensive ends be better this season than last? There is a lot of change at the position. Vic Beasley will spend more time at linebacker as Dan Quinn looks to establish more versatility on defense.

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There is some real progress being made at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium. It’s looking incredible. Not long now until the Falcons step out onto the field for their first game in their new home.