Holmes played in only one game as a rookie last season after missing training camp with a foot injury. Geathers, entering his 10th season, will be a tough test for such an inexperienced player.
The matchup will help the Falcons determine if they need to look for a veteran tackle. Falcons coach Mike Smith said he's Holmes (6-6, 333), a third-round pick from Southern Miss in 2012,Scarpe Nike 2019 Donne
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