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Falcons quarterback learns sign language for charitable cause

Falcons quarterback learns sign language for charitable cause

Kurt Benkert was playing video games one day in March when he saw something that he thought was unique.

Senat, Cominsky, Ollison and Benkert shine at minicamp

Defensive tackle Deadrin Senat, defensive end John Cominsky, rookie running back Qadree Ollison and backup quarterback Kurt Benkert were standouts on the first day of minicamp on Tuesday, according to coach Dan Quinn.
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Falcons’ Kurt Benkert competing in Fortnite Celebrity Pro-Am, but it’s about more than winning

Falcons’ Kurt Benkert competing in Fortnite Celebrity Pro-Am, but it’s about more than winning

Benkert is learning American Sign Language to communicate with Ewok, his 13-year-old teammate, during the tournament. Fortnite is wildly popular, and you can count Falcons backup quarterback Kurt Benkert among its fans. Benkert is taking his Fortnite skills to another level, and he’s teaming up with Ewok, a well-known Twitch streamer, for the Fortnite Celebrity Pro-Am at E3. Ewok stands out among the competitors because she’s just 13 years old. She’s also deaf. That presents some challenges in competitive gaming, but she and Benkert are finding ways to work through it. For starters,...
Falcons looking for Benkert to make strides in the exhibition season

Falcons looking for Benkert to make strides in the exhibition season

With the Falcons set to play five exhibition games, Falcons backup quarterback Kurt Benkert will get some extra action in his second season with the team.

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