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The Rise Up Reader 2017 Falcons Trade Machine: Part Two

By Cory Woodroof

Good day, Falcons faithful!

On Saturday, I shared part one of our trade machine hypothetical scenarios: possible moves that the team could make to better themselves.

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Today comes part two: the big daddies that won’t happen but golly, they’d be interesting.

I write a disclaimer: no, I’m not suggesting these are for sure going to happen or that I think they will. I’m not that insane. But, hypothetically, they *could.* No, none of them involve Matt Ryan or Desmond Trufant. I’m not a moron.

So, without further ado… Continue reading

The Rise Up Reader 2017 Falcons Trade Machine: Part One

By Cory Woodroof

Hi-ho, Falcons fans!

Still jazzed about that Dontari Poe contract? Me too. It’s awesome.

Free agency is just about over now, but draft season is ahead of us, as is “pre-draft NFL trade” season. It’s less of a thing, but trades do tend to happen this time of year.

So, could the Falcons pull any off? Maybe? I’ve speculated a few reasonable ones off the top of my head that could work for part one of this two-part series. Continue reading