Feleipe Franks


Feleipe Franks, the Atlanta Falcons newest playmaker?

One thing the Atlanta Falcons are not lacking is big-bodied pass catchers, from Kyle Pitts to Drake London, this team is full of guys who can go high point a football. But you can never have enough big pass catchers and it seems like the Falcons might have found a new one to add to the group.

Falcons and Feleipe Franks doing their best Taysom Hill impression

Feleipe Franks is 6-6 with an 82-inch wingspan and ran in the high 4.5s at his pro day; he’s not like most NFL quarterbacks. His athletic profile makes him a natural candidate for a position change, and the Falcons are doing their best Saints impression of Taysom Hill this training camp.
The Falcoholic

Feleipe Franks is making the most of his hybrid opportunity

What started out as a fun story during the relative doldrums of organized team activities has steadily morphed into one that can’t be ignored – the Atlanta Falcons might have found something in Feleipe Franks at tight end. The second-year player has always had some crossover potential –...
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Falcons' Feleipe Franks: Settling into new role

Franks is operating primarily as a tight end during training camp, but he remains mixed in as an emergency quarterback, D. Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports. Franks admits that the toughest challenge of switching positions has been learning how to block and get into a three-point stance, but...

Bair Mail: On Desmond Ridder, Eddie Goldman, breakout season candidates, Feleipe Franks and Avery Williams

Happy final Friday before training camp, everyone. I'm going to divert my preamble space away from Falcons football and to a new talent who's going to cover the team. I'd like to introduce the Bair Mail crew to Ashton Edmunds, our new Falcons features writer. You're going to love getting to know him and his work. Read right here all about his background, his affinity for the Falcons from the Mike Vick era and why he's pumped to come (back) to Atlanta and serve this readership well.

Falcons exploring hybrid role for Feleipe Franks

Briefly thought to be the winner of the Deshaun Watson sweepstakes, the Falcons were among the teams most heavily connected to a quarterback in this year’s draft after the Browns swooped in and submitted the winning bid for Watson. Atlanta did indeed select a QB, adding Cincinnati signal-caller Desmond Ridder in the third round. The club also signed free agent passer Marcus Mariota in March, shortly after trading franchise icon Matt Ryan to the Colts.