NFL Preseason Preview: Miami Dolphins at Atlanta Falcons
There are five NFL preseason games going on tonight and I have clients in most of them. The first game I'm going to look at is the match up between the Miami Dolphins and the Atlanta Falcons. I have a client on either team here and on either side of the ball in Atlanta wide receiver Tim Buckley, and Miami linebacker Kevin Burnett.
Kevin Burnett - Linebacker - Miami Dolphins
Tim Buckley - Wide Receiver - Atlanta Falcons
This game features two teams in very different stages of development. The Atlanta Falcons believe themselves to be on the cusp of an NFL Championship run, and tonight's game will be their first foray on their quest. Atlanta starts an impressive offense led by quarterback Matt Ryan and running back Michael Turner. They made a big move in the NFL draft, trading way up with the Cleveland Browns to secure wide receiver Julio Jones. With the compressed camps it will be interesting to see if this young talent has managed to absorb much of the Atlanta offense yet.
On the Miami Dolphins side, this is a team that is just starting to find their stride. They've completely overhauled their backfield, letting veterans Ricky Williams and Ronnie Brown go and bringing in free agent and former second overall pick Reggie Bush. Quarterback Chad Henne will be playing with a chip on his shoulder as he tries to prove to the Miami Dolphins fans that he has what it takes to lead their team. Personally, I hope Chad puts in a lights out performance and silences his critics.Continued on the next page