1. Gerald Hodges Scouting Report: NFL Outlook for Penn State OLB

    Gerald Hodges Minnesota Vikings Fourth Round, 120th Pick Outside linebacker Gerald Hodges was one of the few bright spots for Penn State this past season...

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  2. 2013 Atlanta Falcons Potential Draft Pick Profile: CB Rod Sweeting

    Georgia Tech cornerback Rod Sweeting has been someone the NFL has shown a ton of interest in. The Falcons, especially, have been one that have wanted to see what he could bring to their team...

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  3. 2013 Atlanta Falcons Potential Draft Pick Profile: DE/OLB Corey Lemonier

    The Atlanta Falcons need more pass-rushers. Corey Lemonier is one of the best fits for the defense run by Mike Nolan. And according to Joel A. Erickson of AL.com , Lemonier visited the Falcons on March 29...

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  4. 2013 Atlanta Falcons Potential Draft Pick Profile: CB/RS Tyrann Mathieu

    Tyrann Mathieu is one of the more unique stories in this year's NFL draft. He's a tremendous playmaker, but where he will go is somewhat up in the air. He'll have to show teams that he's worthy of any selection before one drafts him...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about over 1 year ago 8,119 reads 34 comments

  5. 2013 Atlanta Falcons Potential Draft Pick Profile: LB Alec Ogletree

    Alec Ogletree is a solid linebacker from the University of Georgia that the Atlanta Falcons have shown interest in for this year's draft. According to D...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about over 1 year ago 5,997 reads 11 comments

  6. 2013 Atlanta Falcons Potential Draft Pick Profile: DE Malliciah Goodman, Clemson

    Clemson defensive end Malliciah Goodman is a prospect that the Falcons have been looking at in the 2013 NFL Draft ...

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  7. 2013 Atlanta Falcons Potential Draft Pick Profile: CB Desmond Trufant

    The Falcons scouting reports series is back this year. And to kick it off, we'll start with Washington cornerback Desmond Trufant. The Falcons have a ton of needs this offseason, but most of them are future and depth needs...

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  8. 2013 NFL Mock Draft: 3 Serious Rounds After April Fool's Day

    April Fool's Day has come and gone. But the NFL draft is just a few weeks away. There's no reason to fool around with this year's draft as some teams have some serious decisions to make...

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  9. Kvetching Draftniks Radio Show War Room Mock Draft: March 27 Edition

    The Kvetching Draftniks Radio Show war-room mock draft is always different because we go to a round-table style to select the picks. We discuss each selection as if we were either the team or a group of analysts predicting what the team will be doing.

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about over 1 year ago 2,145 reads 12 comments

  10. Atlanta Falcons: Why Letting Long-Time CB Brent Grimes Walk Is the Right Move

    Atlanta Falcons free agent cornerback Brent Grimes should be allowed to walk away from the team. He is not worth the money he wants, has a terrible Achilles injury to recover from and is easily replaceable through this year's draft...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about over 1 year ago 14,422 reads 35 comments

  11. Oakland Raiders DT Vance Walker Will Break out in His New Starting Role

    Vance Walker will be the breakout player of 2013 in his new role as starting defensive tackle for the Oakland Raiders ...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about over 1 year ago 13,943 reads 34 comments

  12. Is Nnamdi Asomugha a Diamond in the Rough, or Just Another Has-Been?

    Nnamdi Asomugha is a has-been. He was the best corner in the league for years, but he's turned into just another run-of-the-mill player at the position. And all of his weaknesses have been exploited as they've been developing...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about over 1 year ago 7,115 reads 21 comments

  13. 2013 Atlanta Falcons Mock Draft: Projecting After Compensatory Picks Announced

    Compensatory picks were announced, and the Atlanta Falcons picked up four of them, according to the NFL 's official labor documents online ...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about over 1 year ago 13,393 reads 57 comments

  14. Oakland Raiders' Short-Term Pain, Offseason Inactivity Will Equal Long-Term Gain

    Lack of free-agent signings and a general offseason inactivity will create some short-term pain within the fanbase. But it's the right path if the Oakland Raiders want to return to relevance again in the long term...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about over 1 year ago 18,297 reads 109 comments

  15. Bleacher Report Atlanta Falcons Twitter Mailbag: March 17, 2013 Edition

    Twitter provides a great way for authors like myself to connect with their readers. I have always done an Atlanta Falcons mailbag and am back with another edition today with some more questions that the fans are wondering about...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about over 1 year ago 5,742 reads 15 comments

  16. Examining 5 Ways the Atlanta Falcons Can Get the Most Out of Julio Jones in 2013

    Julio Jones is a weapon that needs to be utilized in the Falcons offense. There are multiple ways they could bring even more out of him than they already have. However, there are five that truly stand out...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about over 1 year ago 4,999 reads 17 comments

  17. 2013 NFL Mock Draft: What the 1st Round Looks Like After the Free Agency Blitz

    After the free agency blitz erased quite a bit of needs for teams around the NFL , mock drafts are ever changing with each move that is made...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about over 1 year ago 5,458 reads 12 comments

  18. Tony Gonzalez Coming Back Makes Atlanta Falcons a 'Team of Destiny'

    Tony Gonzalez is coming back in 2013 according to Jay Glazer of Fox Sports . This return makes Atlanta the NFL 's new "Team of Destiny", the same way the Baltimore Ravens were so anointed after Ray Lewis announced his final year in 2012...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about over 1 year ago 6,476 reads 19 comments

  19. 2013 NFL Free Agency: Which Big-Name Players Will Sign First?

    Paul Kruger, Jared Cook and Victor Cruz are just three of the biggest names that are expected to sign right after the free-agent period starts on Tuesday...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about over 1 year ago 40,957 reads 34 comments

  20. Digging into Falcons GM Thomas Dimitroff's Comrade Filter for Drafting Players

    The Atlanta Falcons have gone 56-24 in the five years that Thomas Dimitroff has been the general manager. That's because he has character guidelines for all of his draft picks...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about over 1 year ago 6,553 reads 28 comments

  21. Atlanta Falcons Re-Sign William Moore: Why He Was Crucial to Get Back

    William Moore just re-signed with the Atlanta Falcons for five years. This was a crucial move as he's a true beast on and off the field for the Falcons...

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  22. Atlanta Falcons Free Agency: Moneyball Options to Fill Crucial Roles

    Despite the Falcons being mentioned as part of the Darrelle Revis Sweepstakes (h/t Manish Mehta of The New York Daily News ), they won't be flashy with their free agent moves at all this year...

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  23. 2013 Free Agent Tight Ends Who Can Replace Tony Gonzalez in Atlanta

    Although has yet to officially retire and, according to reports ( h/t CBS Sports ), may still be considering a return next season, the Atlanta Falcons would still be wise to look ...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about over 1 year ago 3,897 reads 17 comments

  24. 2013 Atlanta Falcons Mock Draft: #MockTwo Brings Unique Results

    Twitter features a group in the draftnik community who create the #MockOne every year. #MockTwo was the second iteration of #MockOne this year and it led to really unique results for the Falcons...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about over 1 year ago 10,546 reads 59 comments

  25. Atlanta Falcons Move to a 3-4 Looks Like a Reality with John Abraham Cut

    The Atlanta Falcons cutting John Abraham signals that the move to the 3-4 will be happening. It makes the most sense based on the current personnel and the investment they will have to make this offseason...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about over 1 year ago 5,988 reads 34 comments