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Look Ahead: Day 3


Here are today's top things to keep an eye on:

    • Today's second practice session is open to the public. Practice begins at 3:25 p.m. with gates opening at 2:25 p.m. In the event of inclement weather, practice will be closed and the team will head to their indoor practice facility. To find out the latest on the weather, follow us on Twitter @AtlantaFalcons, keep checking, sign up for Verizon text alerts or call our camp hotline at 770.965.2752.
    • We've seen throughout the early stages of camp some changes at the offensive line. Continue to keep an eye on the guard positions as Mike Johnson and Garrett Reynolds have been working the spots. (Video: Reynolds talks about the position switch) Reynolds has spent much of his three years on the roster working from the tackle position, but he has plenty of practice experience at guard. One of the two will likely be needed to start this year after Harvey Dahl signed with the St. Louis Rams.
    • Another battle to watch throughout camp will be the No. 3 cornerback spot between Chris Owens and Dominique Franks. Both have made some pretty impressive plays during practices already and it could be a hotly-contested matchup. They're trying to fill the role Brian Williams held last year. Williams was not re-signed by the team.
    • Speaking of the secondary, the undrafted free agents at those positions have been making some big plays in camp so far. Kirk Belgrave, Matt Hansen, Kamaal McIlwainand others have been putting in some good work at the positions.
    • On the offensive side of the ball, rookie Jacquizz Rodgers is impressing folks with his quickness and footwork. But don't sleep on Gartrell Johnson. Johnson looks bigger and faster than he did last season, and he's getting some good reps.
  • Undrafted free agent quarterback Adam Fromanis also getting his share of reps in camp. Third-stringer John Parker Wilson can't practice until Aug. 4 because he's an exclusive rights free agent, so that means Froman is getting a lot of his reps thus far. Froman looks confident and seems to have a good handle of the playbook so far. I like his footwork in the pocket, and he's got a good arm.
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