Allen and I are joined by The Falcoholic’s DW and Peachtree Hoops’ Brad Rowland to discuss the Atlanta Falcons first preseason game against the Washington Redskins.
DW joins us at first to discuss many of the following topics among others:
- (10:05) The competition at linebacker including discussions of Deion Jones, De’Vondre Campbell and Sean Weatherspoon.
- (21:20) The possible improvements made by Tyson Jackson and Grady Jarrett at defensive tackle
- (27:35) The wide-open competition for the Falcons nickel cornerback.
- (30:35) The play of the offense with careful attention paid to the offensive line’s play against the Redskins.
- (32:50) The brewing quarterback controversy between Matt Ryan and Matt Schaub.
- (36:20) The competition for backup wide receiver, including what impact Aldrick Robinson, Nick Williams, Eric Weems, Devin Fuller and J.D. McKissic may or may not have in 2016.
- (44:50) Our attention switches to the upcoming matchup against the Cleveland Browns and how we’re excited to see the debut of Dwight Freeney.
DW departs and Brad joins the show at (1:01:40) and here are the topics we hit:
- (1:02:45) Trying to generate some personal excitement about the upcoming season.
- (1:05:15) Brad’s reaction to the first preseason action and his thoughts on Deion Jones and Sean Weatherspoon’s performances.
- (1:06:25) I go more in-depth on the differing performances of De’Vondre Campbell and Jones in the first preseason game.
- (1:13:55) Looking forward to a bigger performance from Tevin Coleman against the Browns.
- (1:16:20) The differing levels of excitement over Dan Quinn’s draft classes vs. Mike Smith’s.
- (1:18:35) HAWKS TALK! including which Hawks player compares to Matt Ryan, Dwight Howard vs. Al Horford, the growth of Dennis Schröder and the disheartening offseason of the Golden State Warriors.
Duration: 1 hour, 41 minutes
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