D. Orlando Ledbetter of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution expounded on five Falcons position battles, with strongside linebacker as the first on the list.

Coy Wire and Stephen Nicholas were listed as challengers.

    Nicholas was listed at No. 1 on the depth chart. He’s off to a good start in training camp. It’s the third-year player’s position to lose.

Jamie Winborn — signed on the first day of camp — is a wild card for the spot if Nicholas and Wire do not make the cut. Full story …