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The Falcoholic Jun 11, 2019
Dan Quinn expects Takk to have a monster year

Dan Quinn expects Takk to have a monster year

He’s not alone on this one. The third year can be a leap year for defensive linemen, and there are high hopes we’re going to see that in 2019 for Takkarist McKinley. Those hopes are shared by one Dan Quinn, perhaps the most important person to throw his faith publicly behind the defensive end. It’s Quinn, of course, who was least strongly responsible for the team’s move to trade up and get Takk in the 2017 NFL Draft. It’s DQ who has been in Takk’s corner throughout criticism of the player during his first two years, whether that criticism has been valid or not. And it’s Quinn...
The Falcoholic May 30, 2019
Pass rush impossible: Takkarist McKinley practicing at linebacker because nothing matters

Pass rush impossible: Takkarist McKinley practicing at linebacker because nothing matters

Why would anyone do this? The Atlanta Falcons have spent nearly their entire existence trying to find a consistent pass rush. Trying is doing a lot of work in that last sentence, as more often than not the defensive end position is ignored while those players are frequently played out of position. Like, imagine a slow defensive end covering a team’s top wide receiver. After Vic Beasley had his sole good season, Dan Quinn has moved him around each following offseason. The results have been pretty bad. With that in mind, I have some very bad news. Takkarist McKinley, who is probably the...
Blogging Dirty May 23, 2019

Atlanta Falcons can’t wait for return of the Takk

While creating a first round mock draft for the 2017 NFL Draft, Dirty contributor Joe Beasley had the Atlanta Falcons selecting a defensive end from UCLA, despite the fact the he knew nothing about him (SEC Country in these parts). The Atlanta Falcons ended up selecting Takkarist Mckinley and from what I saw he was […] Atlanta Falcons can’t wait for return of the Takk - Blogging Dirty - Blogging Dirty - An Atlanta Falcons Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

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