Who Replaces Michael Jenkins at Atlanta Falcons Training Camp?

August 9, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

There are two major goals for every NFL team during training camp.
Get your offense, defense, and special teams in rhythm; and stay healthy.
Up until now, the Atlanta Falcons were able to manage both goals successfully. The offense was clicking, and the young players on defense were making their names known in two-a-days. 
However, one Friday night scrimmage later and Atlanta has to reset their offense. WR Michael Jenkins injured his shoulder and will require surgery, which will keep him out for four to six weeks.
Granted, this will prevent him from playing in any of the Falcons four preseason games and for the opener on Sept. 12 against Pittsburgh. 
What will this mean for the rest of the Falcons' offense? Although Jenkins hasn't lived up to his status as a first-round pick, he still created a presence that opposing defenses had to recognize instead of double teaming Pro Bowlers Roddy White and TE Tony Gonzalez.
Who will replace him for th...

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