8:50 PM EDT, Tue June 18, 2019

The Bow Tie Chronicles: A chat with Falcons cornerback Isaiah Oliver

In the 128th episode of The Bow Tie Chronicles podcast, we chat with cornerback Isaiah Oliver. He believes he’s ready to be a starter in the NFL and credits his father, former NFL defensive back Muhammad Oliver, with his early development in football and track. Also, left tackle Jake Matthews drops by and discusses his rookie season and how that can help rookie linemen Chris Lindstrom and Kaleb McGary.

Oliver is confident that he’s ready to start in the NFL

Isaiah Oliver, a second-round draft pick in 2018, is ready to take over one of the starting cornerback spots.
The Falcoholic Jun 3, 2019
Falcons sign former Packers, Patriots, Bears, Seahawks, Cowboys safety Jason Thompson

Falcons sign former Packers, Patriots, Bears, Seahawks, Cowboys safety Jason Thompson

Despite his lengthy list of former teams, the defensive back has yet to play in the regular season. This weekend, the Falcons waived safety Afolabi Laguda, a former teammate of corner Isaiah Oliver. The team surprisingly got rid of Laguda after signing him to a two-year deal back in April. That left only J.J. Wilcox, Chris Cooper, and Sharrod Neasman behind Ricardo Allen and Keanu Neal. Today, the team announced signing Jason Thompson. TRANSACTION: We have signed S Jason Thompson. https://t.co/TBWgD2sPxP— Atlanta Falcons (@AtlantaFalcons) June 3, 2019 Thompson moved from quarterback...
Oliver working at right and left cornerback

Oliver working at right and left cornerback

Falcons cornerback Isaiah Oliver worked out at left and right cornerback during the team open OTAs on Thursday.
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Falcons roster review: A post-draft look at CB

Falcons roster review: A post-draft look at CB

This group is suddenly loaded with intriguing young talent. Cornerback was a problem spot for the Falcons in 2018. Desmond Trufant had a couple of bad games in an otherwise quality year, Robert Alford was hurt and had perhaps his worst NFL season as a result, Brian Poole was solid but still suffered through some shaky coverage, and the team’s depth was questionable outside of Blidi Wreh-Wilson, who barely got on the field. The late growth of Isaiah Oliver was a rare bright spot, but it was beyond aggravating to see the Falcons trot Alford out week after week in light of what we’ve...

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