Falcons_own_nfc_south Posted August 3, 2010 Share Posted August 3, 2010 5:23 pm CB Dominique Franks said he wasn't disappointed about falling to the fifth round in the draft since he ended up in his preferred destination. "I wanted to be here all along, anyways," he said. "You still have to come out and perform." 5:07 pm Rookie CB Dominique Franks said he's been learning to play the nickel position, something he didn't do at Oklahoma. "Even though I'm not in school anymore, my homework is now trying to learn that," Franks said. 5:06 pm The Falcons have yet to release a depth chart, but DT Vance Walker is the likely replacement for suspended Jonathan Babineaux. Walker, who backed up Babineaux last season, has had a strong camp.5:04 pm With DT Jonathan Babineaux out for the season opener against Pittsburgh, coach Mike Smith said the gameplan shouldn't change defensively. "I don't think it really does anything for us in terms of how we change our preparation," Smith said. 5:03 pm Coach Mike Smith on DT Jonathan Babineaux's one-game suspension. "As you know it's a league matter, and I don't know if there's a whole lot more I can add to it." 4:39 pm A team official confirmed the earlier report of DT Jonathan Babineaux 's one-game suspension. 4:38 pm DT Jonathan Babineaux will also be fined a game check in addition to his 1-game suspension. Babineaux will be able to participate in practices and exhibition games leading up to the season opener against Pittsburgh. 4:21 pm A report states DT Jonathan Babineaux will be suspended for the season opener against Pittsburgh. Babineaux was arrested for possession of marijuana last December and later pleaded no contest to three misdemeanor counts. Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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