The Atlanta Falcons entered the 2020 NFL Draft with very obvious holes to fill at cornerback, interior pass rusher, backup center, and linebacker. By the time their fifth pick came around, Atlanta had addressed all four needs.
Here were the main takeaways from the Falcons’ sixth draft under Dan Quinn and Thomas Dimitroff.
Last month, RUR’s very own Evan Birchfieldtweeted out a couple pictures detailing how successful Atlanta’s recent draft classes have been compared to most of Mike Smith draft classes. Continue reading →
In lieu of draft grades, the Rise Up Reader Falcons 2017 Draft Recap will be updating thoughts on the four (or more, depending on a trade) draft picks the team makes over the three-day stretch of the 2017 NFL Draft.
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At any point, at any time, mock drafts are stupid. They are baseless predictions that only come true if the fit is obvious/the news is already out there. Los Angeles taking Jared Goff last year? Obvs. You get no points for mocking that.
But then, the other 31 picks are just kind of there and make no sense to predict. But, we do it anyway. Why? Because they’re enjoyable. And they pass the time. Continue reading →