Last night, the Falcons participated in their annual Friday Night Lights, a scrimmage in front of fans in Gainesville, Georgia. Over 14,000 fans showed up, setting a new attendance record for the event. In the end, the scrimmage resulted in a tie 14-14 between offense and defense. The Falcons will have Saturday off, and return to work tomorrow. Next week they will have combined practices with the Cincinnati Bengals on Monday and Tuesday gearing up for their Thursday Night preseason opener in the Georgia Dome.
- The AJC posted a depth chart for the scrimmage.
- Daniel Cox gives his 5 observations from the event, including thoughts on Brian Banks, Chase Coffman, and Peyton Thompson.
- Not to be outdone, D. Orlando Ledbetter of the AJC points out his own 5 takeaways from the scrimmage, including Thompson, Dominique Davis, Robert Alford’s return skills, and other standout players.
Jay Adams also gives his thoughts on the 5 players that stood out the most in his eyes.
Here are some of the highlight plays of the event from Adams as well:
The players also really appreciated the fans: