D. Orlando Ledbetter

@AJCFalcons

AJC beat writer. Three-time APSE award winning sportswriter. He's covered sports for 26 years, the NFL for 13. E-MAIL: DLedbetter@ajc.com

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Matt Ryan warming up. Kickoff minutes away.

Matt Ryan warming up. Kickoff to live scrimmage is minutes away.

The Cheerleaders are in the house!

Freddie Falcon with Air Force Junior ROTC members.

The endzone with RISE UP logo.

The fans are starting to arrive for the scrimmage at North Gwinnett High.

The field looks great at North Gwinnett High. Falcons live scrimmage at 7:30.

OLine and DLine mixing it up at practice today.

The Falcons are taking in plenty of fluids to beat the heat today. Heat index is over 100.

Matt Ryan doing the Buck & Kincade show on 680 The Fan.

Coach Deion Sanders is here to talk about his youth football team.

Coach Deion Sanders and his TRUTH youth select football team.

Coach Smith sporting the ATL logo at his post practice media briefing.

Dunta Robinson (hamstring) watching practice with secondary Coach Tim Lewis.

Falcons have on the pads and are thumping shoulder pads today.

Dominique Franks watching practice. Grimes made a nice interception on the play.

Coach Keith Armstrong running the punt block drill in Sunday's special teams practice.

Stretching for the Falcons' evening practice is underway.

New Falcons ATL LOGO hats and shirt. Hot or Not!

WR Michael Jenkins talking with the media after practice.