FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- The Falcons endured eight training camp sessions, and a modified practice with a scrimmage, prior to Monday's meeting with the Tennessee Titans at Atlanta's training facility. Here are four observations from the combined workout:
1. THE FALCONS ARE SEARCHING FOR A FREE SAFETY
With Desmond Trufant and Robert Alford at the corners, and William Moore at strong safety, Atlanta's defensive backfield only had one question mark: The free safety position.
Injuries have forced the Falcons to reevaluate how they hunt for a starter at free safety. Or more accurately stated, who they hunt for to take that role.
The two front-runners for the job--Dwight Lowery and Dezmen Southward--are hobbled. Southward was in pads Monday, after missing a week with a knee injury, but he's still not ready to take over that top spot on Atlanta's depth chart.
Lowery is in the league's concussion protocol, after a collision forced him from Friday Night Lights, Atlanta's practice/scrimmage hel...