1. Breaking Down Atlanta Falcons' Roster After the 2014 NFL Draft

    The Falcons roster took a huge turn for the better in the 2014 NFL draft. Taking Jake Matthews and Ra'Shede Hageman shows that the Falcons have adjusted their overall philosophy to one that states that trench warfare wins more games...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 3 years ago 10,823 reads 17 comments

  2. Atlanta Falcons: Complete 2014 NFL Draft Wrap-Up and Analysis

    The Atlanta Falcons had a good draft where they were able to add potential franchise-changing players throughout their entire team...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 3 years ago 11,179 reads 24 comments

  3. How DE/OLB Tyler Starr Fits with the Atlanta Falcons

    Atlanta has always needed a true boom-or-bust pass-rushing prospect, and Tyler Starr from South Dakota is the perfect one for them to try out. He's got great physical attributes that suggest his natural ability as a pass-rusher...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 3 years ago 3,786 reads 0 comments

  4. How LB Yawin Smallwood Fits with the Atlanta Falcons

    The Atlanta Falcons spent one of their final draft picks on another linebacker who should help bolster their depth at the position in Yawin Smallwood out of Connecticut...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 3 years ago 4,396 reads 2 comments

  5. Atlanta Falcons Undrafted Free Agents: Need-to-Know Info for Every Signee

    The Atlanta Falcons got bigger, stronger and just plain better this year. The goals of the draft were to get meaner and better up front...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 3 years ago 8,090 reads 8 comments

  6. How LB Marquis Spruill Fits with the Atlanta Falcons

    The Atlanta Falcons added yet another linebacker with the selection of Marquis Spruill out of Syracuse...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 3 years ago 5,390 reads 19 comments

  7. How CB Ricardo Allen Fits with the Atlanta Falcons

    The Atlanta Falcons continue to add depth in this year's draft. This time, they bring in secondary depth with Ricardo Allen out of Purdue in the fifth round. Allen makes a lot of sense as a special teams and nickel cornerback fit...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 3 years ago 4,308 reads 15 comments

  8. How LB Prince Shembo Fits with the Atlanta Falcons

    The Atlanta Falcons finally addressed their need for a pass-rusher by selecting Prince Shembo out of Notre Dame in Round 4...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 3 years ago 6,629 reads 24 comments

  9. How RB Devonta Freeman Fits with the Atlanta Falcons

    The Falcons took their change-of-pace running back of the future here in Devonta Freeman out of the 2013 national championship Florida State team...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 3 years ago 7,616 reads 8 comments

  10. Atlanta Falcons Day 3 2014 NFL Draft Primer

    The Atlanta Falcons continue to re-load a team that needed minimal starting additions to its roster. After bringing in a pair of starters in Ra'Shede Hageman on the defensive ...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 3 years ago 4,124 reads 2 comments

  11. How FS Dezmen Southward Fits with the Atlanta Falcons

    Thomas Dimitroff makes his yearly head- scratcher here with the selection of safety Dezmen Southward out of Wisconsin...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 3 years ago 8,827 reads 49 comments

  12. How DL Ra'Shede Hageman Fits with the Atlanta Falcons

    The Falcons just signaled a full move to a 3-4 or off-balance 4-3 here. With the amount of defensive linemen they brought in this offseason combined with this selection of Ra'Shede ...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 3 years ago 10,725 reads 32 comments

  13. Atlanta Falcons Day 2 2014 NFL Draft Primer

    After selecting Jake Matthews to be a franchise offensive tackle, the Atlanta Falcons still have quite a bit of work to do before they should feel comfortable with their roster...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 3 years ago 8,525 reads 24 comments

  14. How Jake Matthews Fits with the Atlanta Falcons

    The Falcons just showed the world that protecting Matt Ryan is the only intention of their No. 6 selection by taking Jake Matthews, an offensive tackle out of Texas A&M...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 3 years ago 7,028 reads 26 comments

  15. Atlanta Falcons Day 1 2014 NFL Draft Primer

    The 2014 NFL draft is finally here. Atlanta picks sixth overall tonight barring any trades either up or down. If Thomas Dimitroff doesn’t deliver in this year’s draft and the Falcons fail again in 2014, he could be looking for work...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 3 years ago 1,476 reads 1 comments

  16. Atlanta Falcons 2014 Draft Picks: Results, Analysis and Grades

    The Atlanta Falcons top brass, Mike Smith and Thomas Dimitroff, are preparing for their biggest draft since 2008. They have to get their situation turned around from the 4-12 season to another winning one...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 3 years ago 31,094 reads 66 comments

  17. Atlanta Falcons Mock Draft: Final 2014 7 Round Predictions

    The 2014 NFL draft is right around the corner and scenarios are starting to get finalized. The Atlanta Falcons have a situation that could potentially allow the franchise to bounce back to their winning ways of 2008-2012...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 3 years ago 11,674 reads 33 comments

  18. 2014 Atlanta Falcons Potential Draft Pick Profile: DE/OLB Michael Sam

    As the reigning SEC defensive player of the year, you would expect Michael Sam to be on every NFL teams’ radar—especially a team needing pass rush like the Falcons do...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 3 years ago 5,324 reads 35 comments

  19. 2014 Atlanta Falcons Potential Draft Pick Profile: RB Carlos Hyde

    Atlanta could use a running back of the future. Ohio State Buckeye Carlos Hyde is arguably the best running back in the draft this year. According to Vaughn McClure from ESPN , the Falcons held a private workout with the Ohio State talent...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 3 years ago 1,962 reads 0 comments

  20. 2014 Atlanta Falcons Potential Draft Pick Profile: Safety Jimmie Ward

    The Atlanta Falcons need an upgrade over safety Thomas DeCoud in the 2014 NFL draft. Jimmie Ward of Northern Illinois is someone they could be considering as an improvement over what DeCoud provided as the starting free safety in 2013...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 3 years ago 3,256 reads 3 comments

  21. 2014 Atlanta Falcons Potential Draft Pick Profile: WR Mike Davis

    The Atlanta Falcons have been looking for some wide receiver depth this offseason, and Mike Davis of the Texas Longhorns has shown to be a good fit for the team...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 3 years ago 1,247 reads 5 comments

  22. 2014 NFL Draft: 10 Under-the-Radar Sleepers with Pro Bowl Potential

    Every year, there are multiple under-the-radar prospects who wind up developing into Pro Bowl players. The 2014 draft will be no different as there is a massive amount of talent in it from top to bottom...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 3 years ago 40,515 reads 37 comments

  23. 2014 Atlanta Falcons Potential Draft Pick Profile: CB Jaylen Watkins

    Atlanta has been exploring multiple options this offseason in relation to depth at cornerback and safety. One of those options has been Florida nickel defender Jaylen Watkins...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 3 years ago 2,599 reads 0 comments

  24. 2014 Atlanta Falcons Potential Draft Pick Profile: OL Brandon Thomas

    The Falcons could use some good offensive line depth at both the guard and tackle spots. Clemson’s Brandon Thomas looked like a guy who could have gone in the late first round ...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 3 years ago 1,625 reads 2 comments

  25. Realistic Trade-Up Possibilities for the Atlanta Falcons

    Atlanta Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff has traded up in almost every draft he has been a part of. The only one that he didn’t trade up in was the 2012 draft where it made more sense for Atlanta to trade down than up...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 3 years ago 9,488 reads 50 comments