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Falcoholinks: All the Falcons news you need for Wednesday, Sept. 9

Fact: Deion Jones has a pet iguana named “Squirrel”

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Happy Wednesday, Falcoholics! I cannot believe the Falcons are taking on the Seahawks in just 4 days. 4 days! It takes less time to voyage by wagon train from Oregon to the California coast. Yesterday was a busy news day for the team, so make sure you check out all of the articles I link below.

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The Falcons were able to protect a handful of players on their practice squad and did so on Tuesday. This is a new option available to teams following the expansion of practice squads for the 2020 season.

Speaking of roster moves, Falcons linebacker Deone Bucannon was cut by the team but quickly re-signed as the 16th and final member of the practice squad. The Falcons also officially added OL Willie Wright to the practice squad.

This week’s podcast focused in on the Seahawks, an evil team that must be destroyed. Go listen to it. Immediately. And when you’re done listening, if you have some additional time on your hands, our writer roundtable highlighted some potential team MVPs for 2020.

The 53-man roster had at least 5 surprises. And now that the Falcoholic has had a couple of days to digest the Falcons’ initial depth chart, here are 4 of his takeaways.

Eric Robinson took a look at the Falcons’ potential defensive alignment. And Matt Chambers explained why Falcons alum Mohammed Sanu may not sign with a new team until after Week 1 wraps. Poor, Mo.