Falcons Vs. Ravens Preview: TV Schedule, Game Time, Radio And More

FLOWERY BRANCH GA - JULY 30: The Atlanta Falcons stretch during opening day of training camp on July 30 2010 at the Falcons Training Complex in Flowery Branch Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

A quick look at Atlanta's first preseason matchup with the Baltimore Ravens, when you can watch it, and what players to keep an eye on.

With training camp now in full swing, the Atlanta Falcons will play their first exhibition game of the preseason against the Baltimore Ravens on Thursday. Here' s a quick rundown of what you need to know:

Game Time: 7:30 PM, EST

TV Coverage: CBS (Atlanta) and ABC (Baltimore)

Radio: 790 The Zone AM (Atlanta) and WBAL 1090 AM

Odds: Atlanta favored by 2.5 points

Players To Watch: Julio Jones, Akeem Dent, Peter Konz, Lawrence Sidbury

This only being a preseason game, we obviously won't put any stock in the final score. Rather, it's an opportunity for the guys a couple of slots down on the depth chart to see some playing time (and perhaps even win a roster spot for themselves).

For the Falcons, it will obviously be interesting to see how Julio looks after having a full offseason with his coaches and quarterback to prepare and improve. Several writers and columnists around the internet have already named Jones a potential breakout player in 2012.

Dent and Konz, two young players who have legitimate (some would say almost guaranteed) shots at starting jobs, should also draw their fare share of attention. And then there's Sidbury, who's having himself an impressive camp showing and could be in for a breakout season as well.

For more on this game Falcons fans should visit The Falcoholic and Ravens fans should check out Baltimore Beatdown. For more news and notes from around the NFL head over to SB Nation's NFL hub page.

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