Wes Schweitzer on winning the starting right guard job

As many of you may know Dan Quinn has named Wes Schweitzer starting right guard after a grueling battle with Ben Garland. What was the deciding factor between the two guards?

Consistency says Quinn

It was so close as we went through the whole thing,” Quinn said. “[We saw] more consistency at times. If you went just solely on the games you really could have battled for either way. It [was] as close a battle as I’ve seen at a position.”

Here’s what the second year guard out of San Jose State had to say about winning the starting job.

“Whatever was asked to be my role I would have taken it and run with it,” Schweitzer said of his reaction to being named the starter. “I’m just happy to be here and work hard every day.”

Wes Schweitzer scouting report

Wes Schweitzer named starter at right guard

According to Falcons reporter Kelsey Conway aka Falcons Kelsey. Dan Quinn has named Wes Schweitzer starter at right guard. Schweitzer was in battle with guard Ben Garland in the preseason. Garland is expected to be the backup to Schweitzer.

What are your thoughts Falcons Fam?

BREAKING NEWS: Falcons release DT Rashede Hageman

After Hageman was placed on the Commissioner exempt list for a domestic violence case that occur in March 2016, the Falcons decided after a thorough investigation of their own, to part ways with the former 2nd round pick.

This shouldn’t come as a shock if you know the history of the Atlanta Falcons and off field issues. Take Mike Vick, linebacker Prince Shembo dog incidents for example.

With that said, what are your thoughts on Falcons releasing Rashede Hageman?

Did this move come as a surprise to you?