Falcons preseason offensive depth chart

The Falcons on Tuesday issued their much-awaited preseason game release, which includes the team’s first depth chart.

While the release is official, the depth chart somehow is called “unofficial.”

There are a few surprises, including the listings of rookie defensive tackle Peria Jerry on the first team, cornerback Christopher Owens on the second team and cornerback Brent Grimes as the No. 1 punt-returner.

Also, D.J. Shockley is listed as the No. 3 quarterback behind Matt Ryan and Chris Redman. John Parker Wilson in the fourth quarterback.

Following is the preseason offensive depth chart:

Wide receiver

Michael Jenkins

Brian Finneran

Chandler Williams

Aaron Kelly

Left tackle

Sam Baker

Will Svitek

Left guard

Justin Blalock

Quinn Ojinnaka

Adam Speer


Todd McClure

Brett Romberg

Ben Wilkerson

Right guard

Harvey Dahl

Jose Valdez

Ryan Stanchek

Right tackle

Tyson Clabo

Garrett Reynolds

Michael Butterworth

Tight end

Tony Gonzalez

Justin Peelle

Ben Hartsock

Jason Rader

Keith Zinger

Wide receiver

Roddy White

Marty Booker

Robert Ferguson

Eric Weems

Troy Bergeron


Matt Ryan

Chris Redman

D.J. Shockley

John Parker Wilson

Running back

Michael Turner

Jerious Norwood

Jason Snelling

Thomas Brown


Ovie Mughelli

Verron Haynes