Monday Aug 18
Atlanta Falcons' projected roster
Yes, the Falcons traded linebacker Akeem Dent to the Houston Texans in exchange for T.J. Yates , but Yates looks far from ready to assume the backup role after a dismal preseason showing against his former team.
Start The Falcons 2nd Team D
After that 32-7 defeat to the Texans you would think Thomas DeCoud were still out there playing.
T.J. Yates struggles during return to Houston
Falcons quarterback T.J. Yates, who was traded to the Falcons by the Texans for inside linebacker Akeem Dent, was 4-of-11 for 63 yards and two interceptions.
Photos: Former Texans and their new teams
A familiar face will be at Texans camp this week as the Atlanta Falcons come to town for joint practices on Wednesday and Thursday.
Akeem Dent: "Student of the Game"
The Texans traded quarterback T.J. Yates to Atlanta for Dent at the end of minicamp, and the former Falcon is now soaking up Houston's playbook as quickly as he can.