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Falcoholinks: All the Falcons news you need for the End of Preseason


NFL: Cleveland Browns at Atlanta Falcons Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports

The preseason is behind us! In two weeks the Falcons will be kicking off their first game under new head coach Arthur Smith. Ready or not: Atlanta Falcons football season is here, Falcoholics.

Dive in to today’s Falcoholinks to catch up on last night’s preseason finale against the Browns and more.

Falcons - Browns recap

The Falcons were finally on broadcast down here in Florida, so this intrepid scribe got to enjoy some preseason football. Even though the Falcons lost, we did get to see some first-team action — including some nifty work by tight end Kyle Pitts.

The left guard spot has been one of the worst on Atlanta’s line since Andy Levitre’s retirement, and it’s one that has truly come down to a camp and preseason battle. Unfortunately, it will be one of the last positions we get clarity on when it comes to the depth chart.

Final roster prediction

The cuts will be coming swiftly in the wake of Atlanta’s final preseason game. Our Kevin Knight took a stab at his final 53-man roster ahead of last night’s clash with Cleveland — we’ll see if the final game changed some things.

Atlanta Jersey History: Nos. 96-99

If you’re a fan of defensive linemen, then you’ll definitely want to take a gander at Will McFadden’s latest entry in his ‘best-to-wear-the-jersey-in-Atlanta’ series.

The Falcoholic Podcast

The crew from the Falcoholic Podcast is always on point with the game previews, and prior to the Falcons’ loss to the Browns, they took some time to cut a new episode to discuss the things to watch in Atlanta’s preseason finale.