Atlanta Falcons: What To Watch For This Preseason

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The preseason is a time for the roster to round into shape. Here is what you should be looking for from the exhibition slate.

In a few hours, Atlanta Falcons football returns to game action after a six month hiatus. The Falcons are scheduled to face the Miami Dolphins for the fourth consecutive preseason in a row.

Hopefully the outcome is a lot prettier than the previous two meetings, but don’t sweat it if it’s not. After all, it is only the preseason and the results are not always indicative of regular season success. Just ask the 2008 Detroit Lions.

Rather than worry about wins and losses, let’s focus our attention on the unanswered roster questions and how the new additions adapt to their roles. The following are four areas to keep an eye on against the Dolphins and throughout the entire preseason.