3. UGA's Boykin to Panthers: Former Georgia standout
Brandon Boykin signed with the Panthers, who were looking for a nickel back. The Falcons are hoping that Jalen Collins, a second-round pick in 2015, can take control of the right cornerback spot and that Robert Alford can move inside to the nickel back.
4. Super Bowl bid bolstered: With the veto of the so-called
"Religious Liberty/Discrimination" bill,
the Atlanta Super Bowl bid for 2019 or 2020 was bolstered on Monday. Just a First Amendment primer for folks: the First Amendment calls for the "establishment" of religion and the "free exercise" thereof. Nothing, in the five clauses of the First Amendment allow for discrimination. "We believe Governor (Nathan) Deal's decision was the right one for Georgia," Falcons spokeman Brent Jewkes sent in an email to me.
(MY ASIDE: Let's fix the roads, get some mass transit trains that go to places, fix the schools, pay the teachers more and work on things of substance. Doesn't the legislature have something better to do?)