We made it to another NFL Draft, and it’s fair to say this is the most important one yet for Dan Quinn and Thomas Dimitroff. As linebackers coach Jeff Ulbrich put it on an episode of the Bird Noises podcast, “we absolutely have to nail free agency.”
The 2020 NFL Draft could not have come at a better time. As many of us are staying home to stay safe and healthy, the extended absence of sports is making most of us a bit stir-crazy. We still have a couple of weeks until draft day, but for now, mock drafts are all we’ve got.
In this mock draft, Michael Aprile and Matt Karoly put on their GM hats to draft a full seven-rounds for the Falcons with a few house rules:
This draft is what we would do if we were the Falcons’ GM.
We limited ourselves to a single trade, using the trade value chart for reference.
We used the same instance of The Draft Network’s Mock Draft Simulator (no refreshes).
It’s mock draft season, Dirty Bird Flock! I don’t know if you are like me but every new name that Atlanta becomes linked to makes me giddy about the potential of the Falcons roster. The draft is where our Falcons thrive, not in the choppy waters of free agency. Every free agency period just feels like the months and holidays leading up to Christmas Day —not very interesting and leaving us wanting more. So let’s get to the goods! Here is who I think are the best fits for the Falcons in the 2019 NFL Draft.