Hurst started and played four snaps in Sunday's preseason game against Atlanta.
The Falcons played most of their starts, but not QB Matt Ryan or WR Calvin Ridley. They opened with Hurst and Kyle Pitts in a two-TE formation, which could be the base look this season after Atlanta's WR group took a big hit with the Julio Jones trade. New head coach Arthur Smith was a big proponent of multi-TE formations during his time in Tennessee, and that should continue in Atlanta, though the offense will look much different out of necessity without Derrick Henry and a top O-line. While unlikely to match last year's workload, Hurst should see a few targets in Atlanta's Sept. 12 opener against the Eagles.