It's almost time to get down to the brass tacks of things, Atlanta Falcons fans. The NFL has been so caught up with college prospects lately that we've almost forgot that free agency precedes the draft.
For the 4-12 Falcons, who currently have $19,688,149 in cap space (according to OverTheCap.com), the opportunity to land free agents is plentiful.
When you take into consideration the Falcons still have a few veterans that can get the axe, you can plainly see how this period can go a long way in reshaping the plight of the team.
Armed with the front office triumvirate of Thomas Dimitroff (general manager), Scott Pioli (assistant GM) and Lionel Vital (director of player personnel), the Falcons have both the talent and experience in the personnel department to hit home runs on a consistent basis.
Let's take a look at players the Falcons are rumored to have interest in and the outlook prior to free agency.