Falcons' Devonta Freeman: Gearing up for Week 1

Freeman will be 'ready to go' for the Falcons' Week 1 game against Philadelphia, D. Orlando Ledbetter of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.

Freeman's offensive comrade Julio Jones ensured that the Falcons' two most vital skill position players would be active for the season opener against Philadelphia. With Freeman not playing a down during the preseason, Atlanta has elected to risk some potential rustiness to start the campaign, in exchange for the guarantee that their bell-cow back will be healthy enough to handle a 20-plus carry workload when the games count.

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