The Atlanta Falcons were given a scare with Julio Jones going off hurt, but the injury is minor and he’ll make a quick return. Meanwhile, the Falcons have added a defensive end to the roster.
Good morning, Falcons fans. Training camp is well and truly underway now. Blogging Dirty’s Colin Hubbard has been at the Branch speaking with some of the Falcons players. Stay tuned to the site for those interviews.
We’re now just 44 days away from Falcons football. With that said, let’s dive into the Dirty Bird Daily.
As you sip your coffee this fine Friday morning, enjoy these Falcons articles from around the internet.
Julio Jones injured at training camp — Kathryn Morrison of ATL All Day
But don’t worry, it was nothing serious. Jones is expected to be back very soon after a “tweak”. The Falcons are better off letting their star receiver recover fully before rushing him back on the field. If he misses a few practices, so be it.
Falcons Add DE Obada To Roster On First Day Of Camp — Aaron Freeman of FalcFans.com
The Falcons have a new defensive end in town. Efe Obada’s story in getting to the NFL is incredible, and it would be great if he could make it on the roster. Obada began playing football with the London Warriors only in 2014.
Falcons’ Mohamed Sanu ready to separate himself from the rest — Vaughn McClure of ESPN
With or without Julio Jones, Mohamed Sanu knows he needs to be at his best. For this short period while Jones sits out with an injury, Sanu has an opportunity to show just how good a weapon he can be for the Falcons this season. Watch this space.
Tevin Coleman ready to play ‘faster and better’ in year two — Knox Bardeen of CBS Atlanta
Tevin Coleman is expected to see an increased role in 2016, and he is ‘faster and better’, according to himself. With a year of experience, will we see a second-year jump from Coleman?