Falcons Film Room: Rookie DE Takk McKinley’s Debut

Atlanta Falcons rookie DE Takk McKinley made his preseason debut against the Pittsburgh Steelers Sunday, letting his immediate presence be known.

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McKinley played ten snaps Sunday, notching one quarterback hit and two quarterback hurries. It was a strong debut for the first round pick, who is coming off a pre-draft shoulder surgery.

The UCLA export showed his speed and relentless style, also putting a nice display for his ability to bull rush. He landed a nasty hit on Steelers QB Josh Dobbs that makes for a fine first highlight as a Falcon.

Video specialist Daniel Spencer took a look at McKinley’s debut, breaking down how promising the young pass rusher looked.

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photo by Domingo Rodriguez

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