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Falcoholinks: All the Falcons news you need for Wednesday, Oct. 13


NFL: London Games-New York Jets at Atlanta Falcons Nathan Ray Seebeck-USA TODAY Sports

Some transactions and some of our staff’s thoughts on this team through five weeks in today’s Falcoholinks. Read on, folks.

Takeaways from Sunday’s win in London

So what does our staff think about Atlanta’s performance across the pond in Week 5? Progress is the common thread. This team clearly still has a long way to go, but we’ve seen flashes of what they can do — it’s just a matter of consistency.

Hopefully they get healthy and get some things sorted in the bye.


A few practice squad moves on Tuesday, as the Atlanta Falcons brought back tight end Parker Hesse and released kicker Elliott Fry and linebacker George Obinna.

Welcome back, Parker.

Hat tips & head-scratchers

There was no better time for rookie tight end Kyle Pitts to formally introduce himself to the league than on Sunday against the Jets, and he headlines our Hat tips & head-scratchers feature for his performance in London.


We’ve got the official snap counts from Week 5! Rookie safety Richie Grant finally saw some meaningful time on the field, logging 28 snaps, and making the most of them with a solid pass breakup and run stop. He only had six defensive snaps entering Sunday’s contest.