The problems in 2014 piled up so quickly that losing a starting center barely registered on the list of crippling deficiencies with the team. The Falcons will look to bounce back with new coaches, new schemes, and a healed up Joe Hawley.
The Falcoholic's Jeanna Thomas was present for Hawley's talk with the press.
Hawley's beard status: glorious. pic.twitter.com/e6y3HcRqPB— Jeanna (@jeannathomas) April 16, 2015
His beard is encouragingly in midseason form. His rehab has apparently been going well.
Hawley's hoping to be back by camp. Doesn't have an exact date.— Jeanna (@jeannathomas) April 16, 2015
The Falcons may look to bolster depth at center during the draft, but putting Hawley front and center for a press conference suggests they believe he will play and expect him to play.
On Quinn: Hawley likes his positive attitude and energy. Hawley says team needs a fresh start.— Jeanna (@jeannathomas) April 16, 2015
Energy? To sleep I used to sip chamomile tea and listen to Mike Smith's press conferences.
Hawley is a player that would certainly respond to a higher energy coach, and hopefully the rest of the team can positively respond to Quinn. Brawley