With D. Orlando Ledbetter of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reporting that the Atlanta Falcons are expected to enter the offseason $14.6 million under the cap, they have the resources to make some pretty significant moves in free agency.
When you factor in that they have a few underperforming veterans that could be cut loose in an effort to create more cap relief, then the situation becomes even more intriguing for the red and black.
The Falcons' three-headed monster of Thomas Dimitroff (general manager), Scott Pioli (assistant GM) and Lionel Vital (director of player personnel) is comprised of some of the most accomplished minds in the business.
The trio worked together with the Cleveland Browns and New England Patriots under future Hall of Fame coach Bill Belichick—the master of the "quiet rebuild." It now faces its staunchest challenge in turning around a 4-12 team whose owner has designs on winning big next season.
Let's take a look at some free agents the Falcons could realistically target to help with the reconstruction.