Found August 31, 2012 on Fox Sports:
The Atlanta Falcons got a lengthy look at third-string quarterback Dominique Davis. Coach Mike Smith liked what he saw. Davis completed 14 of 24 passes for 175 yards, with a touchdown and two interceptions, in a 24-14 loss at Jacksonville in the preseason finale Thursday night. ''I thought he handled it well,'' Smith said. The Falcons cut Chris Redman earlier in the week and signed Luke McCown to be Matt Ryan's backup. Redman spent five seasons with the Falcons, the last four as Ryan's little-used reserve. Redman struggled in the preseason, completing just 53 percent of his passes with one interception. McCown stayed on the sideline against the Jaguars, giving Davis a chance to make a final impression. Davis held his own against Jacksonville's starters early and later found Kevin Cone for a 49-yard scored that tied the game at 14 in the third quarter. ''It was a learning experience for me,'' Davis said. ''I still have to impr...
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