1. Projecting the Atlanta Falcons Depth Chart After Peak of Free Agency

    The Atlanta Falcons depth chart undertook some massive changes along the front lines this year due to free agency. They look to have a much more talented group up front than they had in 2013...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 1 year ago 10,616 reads 20 comments

  2. Falcons Add Depth in Free Agency, Can Now Look to Trade Up in 1st Round

    The Atlanta Falcons need to trade up in the 2014 draft. Their depth has allowed them the ability to do so without losing out on potential starters. Thomas Dimitroff has also shown willingness to trade up in the past, and it’s very simple why...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 1 year ago 12,612 reads 134 comments

  3. What's Next for the Atlanta Falcons After Initial Wave of Free-Agent Signings

    After signing a bunch of nasty offensive and defensive linemen, Devin Hester and Javier Arenas, the Falcons also brought back their three key defensive tackle free agents and both of their offensive line free agents...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 1 year ago 13,292 reads 90 comments

  4. 2014 Atlanta Falcons Mock Draft: First One with Compensatory Selections

    The Falcons will benefit greatly from having compensatory selections in 2014. Those picks are all about building depth for a team that needs it...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 1 year ago 14,465 reads 92 comments

  5. 2014 Atlanta Falcons Potential Draft Pick Profile: S Deone Bucannon

    Deone Bucannon is the ideal Atlanta Falcons free safety in Mike Nolan’s scheme. It would explain why they showed a ton of interest in him during the Senior Bowl, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution ’s D...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 1 year ago 3,163 reads 5 comments

  6. 2014 Atlanta Falcons Potential Draft Pick Profile: LB Christian Jones

    Depth at linebacker was a problem in 2013 for the Falcons until Joplo Bartu and Paul Worrilow got up to speed...

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  7. 2014 Atlanta Falcons Potential Draft Pick Profile: DE/OLB Carl Bradford

    Atlanta needs a pass-rushing edge player to complement its current core group of players. Arizona State’s Carl Bradford is a unique prospect due to his athleticism, instincts ...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 1 year ago 770 reads 1 comments

  8. Ranking the 2014 Impact of the Atlanta Falcons' Free-Agent Signings so Far

    The Atlanta Falcons did something that they haven't done since 2008 this offseason. They actually went out and signed quite a few free agents instead of sitting idly by just re-signing their own guys...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 1 year ago 15,020 reads 25 comments

  9. 2014 Atlanta Falcons' Potential Draft-Pick Profile: DE/OLB Kony Ealy

    Atlanta's biggest defensive hole is at pass-rusher. Adding someone like Missouri's Kony Ealy could be a way to try and bring in a talented edge player with pass-rushing potential...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 1 year ago 5,747 reads 20 comments

  10. NFL Draft 2014: Defensive Front 7 Terminology Should Change for Modern Schemes

    Is this guy a 3-4 defensive end or 4-3 defensive tackle? If he’s playing the 3-technique, it doesn’t matter because there is a 3-technique role in most 3-4 and most 4-3 defenses...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 1 year ago 1,335 reads 0 comments

  11. 2014 Atlanta Falcons Potential Draft Pick Profile: DE/OLB James Gayle

    James Gayle is a situational pass-rusher that the Falcons have shown some interest in this offseason. He's an edge player who can line up at end or linebacker depending on the front seven look that Atlanta wants to show this year...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 1 year ago 3,044 reads 3 comments

  12. 2014 Atlanta Falcons Potential Draft Pick Profile: DE/OLB Anthony Barr

    Anthony Barr would be an ideal fit for a hybrid scheme like what the Atlanta Falcons run. He's someone who could develop properly with excellent coaching and still has barely scratched ...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 1 year ago 7,073 reads 33 comments

  13. Atlanta Falcons Mock Draft: Fresh 7-Round Predictions Post Week 1 of Free Agency

    Atlanta went out and became a big player in free agency with its signings of Jon Asamoah, Paul Soliai and Tyson Jackson. Those signings helped shore up the lines early on, but the team has more work to do in the draft...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 1 year ago 17,722 reads 89 comments

  14. 2014 Atlanta Falcons Potential Draft Pick Profile: TE Arthur Lynch

    Arthur Lynch could be the guy to replace Tony Gonzalez in the Atlanta Falcons offense. While the Falcons haven’t publicly shown interest in Lynch, he has made a suggestion ...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 1 year ago 4,603 reads 4 comments

  15. 2014 Atlanta Falcons Potential Draft Pick Profile: DE/OLB Marcus Smith

    Atlanta's pending use of more 3-4 sets, noted by the signings of Paul Soliai and Tyson Jackson, means they need a legitimate edge-rusher to fit in said sets...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 1 year ago 2,573 reads 4 comments

  16. 2014 Atlanta Falcons Potential Draft Pick Profile: OT Jake Matthews

    The order has come down from the top. Protect Matt Ryan . Make sure the Atlanta Falcons leader doesn ’t have to get sacked 30-plus times ever again. Texas A&M’s Jake Matthews would be an ideal fit as his blind-side protection...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 1 year ago 6,064 reads 32 comments

  17. Ranking the Atlanta Falcons' Best Remaining Free Agency Options

    The Falcons were big spenders early in free agency with their signings of Jon Asamoah , Paul Soliai and Tyson Jackson to help solidify the interior of their defensive and offensive lines...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 1 year ago 17,761 reads 69 comments

  18. Falcons by the Numbers: 2013 Stats Atlanta Must Improve in 2014

    When a team goes 4-12, there are key stats that they are near the bottom of the league in. The Atlanta Falcons were mediocre or worse in almost every statistical category in 2013...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 1 year ago 2,630 reads 20 comments

  19. 2014 Atlanta Falcons Potential Draft Pick Profile: DE/OLB Khalil Mack

    "It's an absolute no-brainer for the Falcons to select Khalil Mack at No. 6 if he's there." That's what Knox Bardeen said about this edge-rushing talent. And he's right...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 1 year ago 10,644 reads 40 comments

  20. 2014 Atlanta Falcons Potential Draft Pick Profile: OT Greg Robinson

    Atlanta needs a talented offensive lineman to replace the terrible combination at left tackle that was Lamar Holmes and Sam Baker. Auburn's tackle Greg Robinson should be a primary target for the Falcons at No...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 1 year ago 5,536 reads 15 comments

  21. 2014 Atlanta Falcons Mock Draft: Last One Before Free Agency

    Free agency is right around the corner, and it could tremendously change the Atlanta Falcons ' draft plans. Nonetheless, we'll take a look at what the Falcons should do if the NFL draft was held today...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 1 year ago 15,059 reads 46 comments

  22. 2014 NFL Draft: Finding the Best Schematic Fit for Top Defensive Linemen

    2014's NFL draft has quite a few talented defensive linemen. In figuring out which is the best scheme fit for each of these players, multiple aspects of their talent need to be taken into consideration...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 1 year ago 951 reads 0 comments

  23. Weighing the Pros and Cons of the Atlanta Falcons' Top Free-Agent Targets

    The Atlanta Falcons need to fix their defensive and offensive lines and potentially upgrade free safety in free agency. Pros and cons are plentiful with each of their top targets, though...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 1 year ago 12,618 reads 60 comments

  24. Breaking Down the Falcons' Salary-Cap Situation Heading into Free Agency

    The Atlanta Falcons have a salary-cap situation which will allow them to be huge spenders in free agency...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 1 year ago 10,653 reads 26 comments

  25. 2014 Atlanta Falcons Potential Draft Pick Profile: DE Jadeveon Clowney

    South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney is perhaps the best player in the NFL draft. The Atlanta Falcons are in need of a pass rush and would be well served to look into a potential trade up for the talented Gamecock...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 1 year ago 7,855 reads 22 comments