Falcons Rookie Review: Desmond Ridder Set for Big Opportunity
During the Atlanta Falcons' bye week, Falcon Report will be examining the rookie seasons of each of the team's draftees (plus a few extra). Up next in the series is third-round pick Desmond Ridder, who's set to make his NFL debut coming out of the bye.
How Marcus Mariota's Tenure Changes Falcons Identity Despite Early Exit
Atlanta Falcons quarterback Marcus Mariota was benched Thursday in favor of rookie Desmond Ridder, bringing his stint as starting quarterback to a close. However, the impact Mariota had on the Falcons offense will live on for years to come.