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Falcons 2019 53-man roster analysis and thoughts

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Our latest podcast dives deep into the first 53-man roster for the team.

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Aug 31, 2017; Atlanta, GA, USA; Atlanta Falcons head coach Dan Quinn talks to linebacker Jermaine Grace (56) against the Jacksonville Jaguars during the first half at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports
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We’re back with a special edition of The Falcoholic podcast to talk about and analyze the first 53-man roster for the Falcons 2019 NFL season. Joining me on this podcast are two of our writers: Evan Birchfield and Adnan Ikic. We take a look at the roster from head to toe and discuss:

  • The logjam at running back and why in the world the team would bother keeping fullback Ricky Ortiz
  • The additions of players like Jaeden Graham and Jermaine Grace and why it bodes well for the team
  • The unfortunate cut of fringe players like Chris Cooper, Austin Larkin and others
  • The potential for the roster to change before the regular season begins and even into the first few weeks of the season
  • Why this young defensive corps with guys like Deion Jones, Keanu Neal and Grady Jarrett is exciting to think about
  • Much, much more

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