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Podcast: Gearing up for Falcons vs. Vikings, 2019 predictions 

On the last episode of Falcons Audible, Matt Tabeek and Will McFadden discuss the Falcons' regular season opener against the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday and share some general thoughts on the 2019 season. 

Here's a breakdown of the main topics discussed:

  • A full break down of the Falcons first regular season matchup against the Vikings (3:30)
  • Key match ups on offense and defense, predicting standouts (6:35)
  • Tabeek and McFadden give their 2019 predictions and break down Falcons schedule (21:10)
  • A revealing of the post-game show and what to expect on the new podcast (24:30)

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About the Falcons Audible cast

Matt Tabeek, the digital managing editor of, hosts the show and is joined by two former Falcons quarterback – D.J. Shockley and Dave Archer. 

Starting for the 2019 season, Falcons beat reporter Will McFadden is joining Tabeek for a new podcast called "The End-Around," which can be found on your Falcons Audible feed. Tabeek and McFadden will record an episode immediately following each Falcons game to share their reactions and analysis. 

Tabeek joined the Falcons in 2017 after leading the NFL coverage at, where he worked for seven years. Tabeek has worked in the media since 1998, with stops at The Cincinnati Enquirer, Fayetteville Observer, The Winchester Star and The Journal where he's covered everything from the NFL to college basketball and football to Little League baseball.

Shockley stays busy as a studio analyst for the SEC Network and contributes to the ACC Network, 92.9 The Game and Archer played for the Falcons, Redskins, Chargers and Eagles and is a Falcons radio analyst for 92.9 The Game as well as a contributor to

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