Only three days of practice stand between the Falcons and their preseason opener Thursday night with another session this morning here in Flowery Branch. Hugh said “The young guys will get a chance to go out their and show what they have.” The Falcons have open practices today and tomorrow before a walk-through Wednesday, they’ll play the Redskins Thursday night at the Georgia Dome.
The NFL Preseason was to have opened last night at the Hall of Fame between the Packers and Colts but that did not happen after players protested about unsafe field conditions. It is not expected the game will be made up.
The Braves open a four game set in Milwaukee tonight after having a good weekend in Saint Louis. They took two of three from the Cardinals including a 6-3 win Sunday. Matt Kemp had two hits and drove in a run.