Atlanta Falcons in Las Vegas: East Risers, Fallers & Notes from Shrine Bowl Day 2

LAS VEGAS, Nevada — The Atlanta Falcons coaching staff arrived at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas’ Fertitta Complex just after 9 a.m., one hour before the start of the second day of practice at the East-West Shrine Bowl.

Team personnel swayed on and off the practice field while the West team, coached by the New England Patriots, completed their morning session.

As the clock struck 10, Falcons coach Arthur Smith, offensive coordinator Dave Ragone and general manager Terry Fontenot all stepped onto the griddle. Smith and Ragone watched the warm ups while Fontenot chatted alongside and later went back into the facility to watch from an elevated view.