Atlanta needs some more depth on the offensive line. Peter Konz is a great fit for Atlanta's new scheme with Pat Hill and can bring some more size and power to the line that is missing it in the middle.
University of Wisconsin
Height: 6'5-1/8" Weight: 314 pounds
Arm Length: 33" Hand Measurement: 9-1/4"
Bench Reps: 18 reps
2008 - Redshirt
2009 - 10 Games, 9 Games Started at center
2010 - 11 Games, 11 Games Started at center
2011 - 11 Games, 11 Games Started at center
He makes top-notch line calls and can read the blitz and make ideal blocks against the blitz. He has top-notch athleticism and has some excellent footwork to help make sure he is in the right spot for his blocking situations.
He's got a nasty streak to him and has an amazing punch against opposing defenders. He possess a great frame and has the ability to put more weight on and still retain quickness. He also has a natural leadership in his game.
Sometimes his height can hurt him as he doesn't always get great leverage and can stand up a bit too tall and get pushed around. He also sometimes gets unbalanced when he is trying to finish blocks and winds up pancaking himself.
Konz is a guy who is a three-year starter from the Wisconsin Badgers and can project into an instant starter in the pro game. He can play the zone scheme and the man scheme and has the natural abilities to be a Pro Bowler.
How he would fit into the Falcons' plans
Konz is likely a late round one to early round two pick and will more than likely not be there for the Falcons to select in the second round. He is a guy who will compete for an instant starting spot at right guard.
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