Another preseason victory in the bag, the focus of today’s Dirty Bird Daily is on the Atlanta Falcons’ matchup with the Cleveland Browns.
Good morning, Falcons fans. Another box on the countdown to the regular season is now checked off, as we hit the halfway stage of preseason. Just two games remain before the Falcons suit up against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the season curtain raiser.
Fresh off another preseason victory, this one over the Cleveland Browns, how are the Falcons looking just 23 days away from the start of the regular season?
As you sip your coffee this fine Friday morning, enjoy these Falcons articles from around the internet.
Scouting Atlanta: A Dearth of Versatility and Talent on D — Andy Benoit of The MMQB
An excellent read by Andy Benoit of The MMQB. He takes a closer look at the 2016 Atlanta Falcons, with high opinions of Devonta Freeman and Julio Jones, while also previewing Dan Quinn’s rebuilding defense.
Five things we learned from Falcons’ win over Browns — D. Orlando Ledbetter of AJC.com
What did we learn from the Falcons’ preseason victory over the Browns? D. Orlando Ledbetter reviews the win, with a focus on Matt Ryan and Dwight Freeney, two keys to the success of the team this year.
Video: Matt Ryan encouraged by how Falcons ran the ball — AtlantaFalcons.com
Running the football will be a fundamental piece of the Falcons’ success on offense this year. Matt Ryan was impressed with how they ran the ball against Cleveland on Thursday night.
Falcons vs. Browns recap: Atlanta cruises to a victory, looks good doing so — Dave Choate of The Falcoholic
Miss the game? Dave Choate catches you up with his review of what happened. The Falcons looked much better in this victory as we near the regular season.