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Heat moved Falcons indoors for practice

Falcons rookies gather under the lights of the "barn" with the weather forcing practice indoors for rookie minicamp on Saturday, May 4, 2013, in Flowery Branch. CURTIS COMPTON / CCOMPTON@AJC.COM
Falcons rookies gather under the lights of the "barn" with the weather forcing practice indoors for rookie minicamp on Saturday, May 4, 2013, in Flowery Branch. CURTIS COMPTON / CCOMPTON@AJC.COM

Credit: Curtis Compton

Credit: Curtis Compton

With the heat index at 107 degrees on Sunday, the Falcons voted to move their practice indoors.

The Falcons normally move indoors for rain or lightning.

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The offensive and defense linemen were reportedly nearly unanimously in favor of moving indoors.

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