One week from today we will have actual, real NFL football. In an offseason where that seemed like wishful thinking, we’re on the cusp of the 2020 NFL season kicking off on Thursday night.
As the Falcons round out training camp in advance of the coming season, which rookies are locks as starters, who will eventually wind up starting, and who is on the outside looking in?
Guys like first-round corner A.J. Terrell and late-round punter Sterling Hofrichter are well positioned to be named along starters, but there are several names who are in the mix.
QB Kyle Lauletta signed
The Falcons worked out former fourth-round pick and New York Giants quarterback Kyle Lauletta earlier in the week, and yesterday they made it official by signing him. Lauletta isn’t expected to supplant either Matt Schaub or Kurt Benkert, so he’s likely headed to the practice squad.
Roundtable: Breakout players
So who is poised to breakout in 2020? Our writers provided their thoughts in this recent roundtable.
Final roster projection
The cuts are coming. The Falcons have to trim their roster to 53 on Saturday, so our Kevin Knight took a crack at what the final roster for the 2020 Atlanta Falcons just might look like.
The Falcoholic Live: Episode 112
We’re wrapping up training camp, and the crew from The Falcoholic Live provided their thoughts on the final composition of the roster and their overall thoughts on the team as we near the start of the season. If you didn’t catch the live broadcast you can watch the entire episode right here.