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Isaiah Simmons

Atlanta Falcons 2020 Mock Draft 2.0: What We Think Will Happen

By Michael Aprile, Matt Karoly, and Cory Woodroof

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.”

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Oklahoma LB Kenneth Murray

Atlanta Falcons 2020 Mock Draft: WWMD—What Would Mike & Matt Do as GM

By Michael Aprile and Matt Karoly

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:

  1. This draft is what we would do if we were the Falcons’ GM.
  2. We limited ourselves to a single trade, using the trade value chart for reference.
  3. We used the same instance of The Draft Network’s Mock Draft Simulator (no refreshes).
  4. We couldn’t pick the same players.

And with that, we’re off!

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Nasir Adderley

2019 Atlanta Falcons Mock Draft: Potential, Potential, and More Potential

By Josh Lederle

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.

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By Cory Woodroof

Oops, I mock drafted again, I played with the board, got lost in the game, oooh, baby, baby,

Oops, you think I’m an expert, I don’t even break down film, I’m not-that-good-at-this.

Here’s my first mock draft of 2018. Feast on it, you jackals. Continue reading

Episode 7: Let’s Draft–Rise Up Reader Podcast

Mike and Cory are back in draft in this week’s newest Rise Up Reader Podcast.

The drafty duo decide to put their GM hats on and conduct separate FanSpeak mock drafts, giving the Falcons two different potential roads to head down come draft weekend.  Continue reading

The Rise Up Reader April Falcons 2017 Mock Draft

By Cory Woodroof

We did another one of these because we can’t stop.

And, we included a bunch of other picks for other teams in some rounds. Commentary only for the Falcons ‘cuz that’s all any of us really care about. Continue reading

The March Rise Up Reader Falcons 2017 Mock Draft

By Cory Woodroof

I did another Falcons mock draft, this time, the March edition.

Am I part of the cure, or am I part of the disease? Continue reading