Offensive linemen Ben Garland (63) and Wes Schweitzer (71) battled for the starting right guard position throughout the exhibition season. Curtis Compton/ccompton@ajc.com

Falcons name Schweitzer starter at right guard

Wes Schweitzer has been named the starter at right guard for the Falcons in Sunday’s season opener against the Chicago Bears.

The 6-foot-5, 314-pound Schweitzer had been battling Ben Garland for the starting spot on the offensive line. 

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