In Week 1, the Falcons were struggling with a Bears team that tossed a bunch of money this offseason at Mike Glennon, who last started a game in 2014. Glennon entered the game with a 5-13 record as quarterback. His top receiver, Cameron Meredith, was already lost for the year. His other, Kevin White, suffered yet another injury and left the game. And yet, the Bears came within 5 yards of pulling the upset.
The Falcons got the victory, even after a rookie running back from North Carolina A&T, Tarik Cohen, was making the defense look silly at times. But it was not a performance that would leave Falcons fans confident going into Week 2 against the Packers.
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Panic index: There have been teams to succeed the season after going to the Super Bowl. The Falcons are stacked with talent, and it was the first week of the season. Let’s not get too concerned … yet.
In two seasons in Grand Forks, he made 15 starts. He led the team in receptions as a sophomore, and after growing four inches his first two seasons with the program, he had developed into one of the Big Sky Conference’s top targets.
Authentic Youth Morris Claiborne Jersey The things we wanted Kenny to get better at, and he did, is to hold his line on vertical routes a little more, embrace being the big receiver, NIU coach Rod Carey said, via ESPN.
One season on the sideline was all he’d need to catch up at one of the MAC’s top programs. Golladay instantly emerged as the Huskies’ top aerial threat. He averaged 15.5 yards per catch and scored 10 touchdowns for the MAC West champions. He followed that up with a second straight 1,100-yard season in 2016.
The rangy wideout had proved himself as a Division I standout at two different stops, but plenty of questions remained about whether that talent would translate in the NFL. He earned an invitation to test himself at the NFL Combine, but the results weren’t what the two-time All-MAC standout had hoped.