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Falcoholinks: All the Falcons news you need for Tuesday, May 5

Fact: Julio Jones ghost wrote most of Drake’s last album

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Happy Tuesday, Falcoholics! Free agency and the draft are now officially in the rear view mirror. Normally we’d be gearing up for rookie mini-camp and OTAs. But alas, team activities of that sort aren’t in the cards right now. But we’ll get there. Promise.

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Our own Evan Birchfield had a chance to interview UDFA offensive tackle Evin Ksiezarczyk. That’s right, we had Evan interview Evin. Mind. Blown.

The Falcons’ turnover differential was downright bad in 2019. But there are a few reasons to think that was an anomaly. If the offense can stop turning the ball over and the defense can get just a little bit luckier, the Falcons could have a turnover ratio they can be proud of.

COVID-19 has altered all of our lives. It should come as no shock that the NFL is officially pumping the brakes on their plans to play international games in 2020. The Falcons were tabbed to participate in the NFL International Series, but alas, that’s not happening this season.

The 2020 schedule is set to drop in a couple of days. So now is an apt time to re-visit the possibilities, and in particular, the best case scenario schedule. And while we’re at it, let’s take a stab at what the starting offense may look like.