FEBRUARY 5, 2017 HOUSTON TX Falcons cheerleaders on the sideline. The Atlanta Falcons meet the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LI at NRG Stadium in Houston, TX, Sunday, February 5, 2017. John Spink/AJC
The Atlanta Falcons cheerleaders, under the direction of cheer coordinator Chato B. Hendrix, held their first official practice for the 2017 season on Friday.
The squad was finalized after tryouts in April. Hendrix is assisted by Jakene Ashford.
CLICK HERE to see a video from the 2017 tryouts.
THE FALCONS 2017 DRAFT
2017 Falcons report card: Falcons earn a B-plus
NFC Champs add a pass rusher, quality depth
1st rounder: Meet defensive end Takkarist McKinley
3rd rounder: Meet linebacker Duke Riley
4th rounder: Meet offensive guard Sean Harlow
5th rounder: Meet defensive back Damontae Kazee
5th rounder: Meet running back Brian Hill
5th rounder: Meet tight end Eric Saubert