Dan Quinn invites future honorary captain to join team huddle
Monday morning head coach Dan Quinn had more than one surprise for D’Eric Salder, a 10-year-old who lost his leg due to complications at birth. Salder, who was invited to be the honorary captain at the upcoming game against the Redskins, was surprised by Quinn with a custom jersey and invited into the team huddle at the end of practice. Quinn announced that Salder is officially an Atlanta Falcon.
Baby shower honors expecting veteran mothers | Salute to Service Week
The Atlanta Falcons hosted a Salute to Sisterhood baby shower for expecting veteran mothers; Atlanta Falcons Women’s Association attended as guests to mingle with the expectant mothers. The event was a part of the team's Salute to Service Week, presented by Zaxby's.
Giving back to homeless veterans | Salute to Service Week
Blank Family of Businesses associates came together to create care packages for homeless veterans currently at the Veteran's Empowerment Organization (VEO); including items such as gloves, blankets, toiletries, etc. The event was part of the team's Salute to Service Week presented by Zaxby's.
Battle of the Bases flag football tournament | Salute to Service Week
The Atlanta Falcons hosted a flag football tournament between multiple Georgia military installations during Salute to Service Week presented by Zaxby's. Current and former Falcons players participated as honorary captains/coordinators.