In a long-awaited NFL debut, former UCLA defensive end Takkarist McKinley got only 10 snaps on defense and five on special teams for the Atlanta Falcons, but he flashed potential in the team’s 17-13 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday.
The first-round pick coming off shoulder surgery got a quarterback hit when he entered in the third quarter.
Takk with a QB hit pic.twitter.com/UiY3r7uZ8x
— Josh Norris (@JoshNorris) August 20, 2017
“He was very excited to get going,” head coach Dan Quinn told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. “He played a little bit at right end in our nickel package and a little bit on the punt return game. For him, getting his first NFL action was exciting for him.”
More clips from former Bruins in the preseason this past weekend:
This is an outstanding tip by Jayon Brown pic.twitter.com/kJkdBA9XVK
— Josh Norris (@JoshNorris) August 19, 2017
— Washington Redskins (@Redskins) August 21, 2017
Aaron Wallace with a really nice sack/fumble. pic.twitter.com/sWDs6ES6ec
— Terry Lambert (@TLambertFB) August 19, 2017
Kenny Clark was on his horse pic.twitter.com/NIn7kE7dWy
— Aaron Nagler (@AaronNagler) August 20, 2017
Paul Perkins is looking to breakout for the New York Giants, but received criticism from his coaches for this misstep:
Seeing as how the Giants are STILL talking about Paul Perkins’ disappointing 7-yard run last week, I had to go back and re-watch the play pic.twitter.com/nRW3bXlPzm
— Dan Duggan (@DDuggan21) August 19, 2017