1. 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 2 months ago 4,753 reads 19 comments

  2. 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 2 months ago 3,618 reads 15 comments

  3. 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 2 months ago 6,597 reads 24 comments

  4. 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 2 months ago 6,865 reads 8 comments

  5. 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 2 months ago 3,917 reads 2 comments

  6. 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 2 months ago 8,446 reads 49 comments

  7. 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 2 months ago 10,204 reads 32 comments

  8. 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 2 months ago 8,334 reads 24 comments

  9. 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 2 months ago 6,704 reads 26 comments

  10. 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 2 months ago 1,446 reads 1 comments

  11. 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 2 months ago 25,160 reads 66 comments

  12. 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 2 months ago 11,281 reads 33 comments

  13. 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 2 months ago 5,157 reads 35 comments

  14. 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 2 months ago 1,661 reads 0 comments

  15. 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 2 months ago 3,084 reads 3 comments

  16. 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 2 months ago 4,844 reads 5 comments

  17. 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 2 months ago 39,992 reads 37 comments

  18. 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 2 months ago 2,308 reads 0 comments

  19. 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 2 months ago 1,382 reads 2 comments

  20. 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 2 months ago 9,315 reads 50 comments

  21. Re-Drafting the Atlanta Falcons 2013 Draft Class

    With the NFL draft right around the corner, this provides us a chance to take a look at what the Atlanta Falcons should have done in the 2013 draft...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 2 months ago 7,781 reads 10 comments

  22. 2014 Atlanta Falcons Potential Draft-Pick Profile: S Ha Ha Clinton-Dix

    The Atlanta Falcons need a starting free safety now that Thomas DeCoud has been cut and subsequently signed by the Carolina Panthers ...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 2 months ago 5,236 reads 21 comments

  23. 2014 Atlanta Falcons Potential Draft Pick Profile: DT Zach Kerr

    Atlanta signed Paul Soliai this offseason to be the big anchor in the middle. However, it could use a talented reserve who could generate a better pass rush. Zach Kerr is just one of the options that the Falcons have in this year’s draft...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 3 months ago 2,538 reads 2 comments

  24. Atlanta Falcons Draft Countdown: Making the Case for TE Jace Amaro

    The Atlanta Falcons need Texas Tech tight end Jace Amaro for their offense to take the next step. The loss of Tony Gonzalez could potentially cripple the Falcons' mid-range passing ...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 3 months ago 6,187 reads 23 comments

  25. New Orleans Saints Draft Countdown: Making the Case for DE/OLB Dee Ford

    The Saints need to take Dee Ford with their first pick in this year’s draft. They need a versatile pass-rusher to make Rob Ryan’s scheme work to perfection...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 3 months ago 6,813 reads 56 comments