Falcons running back Michael Turner emerges from the smoke and fire to take on the Ravens in Atlanta. Curtis Compton, email@example.com
Vivlamore reporting from Flowery Branch.
The Falcons have stockpiled an arsenal of aerial weapons. Quarterback Matt Ryan has the likes of Tony Gonzalez, Roddy White, Julio Jones and Harry Douglas at his disposal. He has made good use of them after two exhibition games throwing for 329 yards, fifth best in the NFL’s preseason, and two touchdowns in limited action.
But don’t forget about Michael Turner.
Although the running back has just 14 yards on eight carries in exhibition games against the Ravens and Bengals, Turner and coaches insist there is no reason to panic. Relax. It’s the preseason, they said.
“It’s just a matter of getting reps,” Turner said Tuesday. “It’s just a glorified practice. You just want to get out there, get the looks and make the corrections from the game tape like you do for any other practice. You
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