Lofton says he never thought he would be in a tank "with belugas ... no way."
Lockout drags on, Falcons swim with beluga whales →
"I wouldn't say I'm a vocal guy or a lead-by-example guy," Lofton said. "I'm a combination of both. When something needs to be said, I say it. Sometimes, it's good to lead by example and just let the guys follow you that way."
Lofton leads D that may be key to Atlanta's hopes →