Lamar Holmes: I'm getting in shape

Updated: October 1, 2013, 6:11 PM ET
By Vaughn McClure | ESPN.com

Atlanta Falcons second-year offensive tackle Lamar Holmes has come to grips with one of his shortcomings -- his conditioning.

The 6-foot-6, 333-pound Holmes admitted Tuesday that he's not in "the best of shape" to play a full game.

"I need to get in a little bit better shape," Holmes told ESPN.com. "Day after day, I'm progressively getting better."

Holmes maintained his conditioning issues have nothing to do with being overweight. He believes they are more a product of getting ...

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