Jake Matthews moves to LT

Updated: August 18, 2014, 4:10 PM ET
By Vaughn McClure | ESPN.com

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- Atlanta Falcons rookie Jake Matthews officially made the switch from right to left tackle during Monday's practice.

The move was expected after the Falcons lost starting left tackle Sam Baker to a season-ending patellar tendon tear.

The Falcons drafted Matthews with the sixth overall pick out of Texas A&M to be the team's left tackle of the future. He played left tackle last year with the Aggies.

Matthews was asked after Monday's practice if ...

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