1. Atlanta Falcons: Full Position Breakdown and Depth Chart Analysis at Quarterback

    Atlanta Falcons starting quarterback Matt Ryan is the franchise. Everyone knows that. But what they don't know is how dire the situation is at backup quarterback...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 6 months ago 7,350 reads 8 comments

  2. Offseason Atlanta Falcons Player Power Rankings

    The best way to improve the depth on a roster is to improve the starters and push last year's starters into reserve roles...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 6 months ago 6,388 reads 5 comments

  3. Atlanta Falcons' Tyler Starr Will Wind Up Being Their Steal of the 2014 Draft

    Edge player Tyler Starr will be the most impactful defensive player from the Falcons' 2014 draft class. Yes, even over Ra’Shede Hageman or Prince Shembo...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 6 months ago 35,823 reads 14 comments

  4. Who Will Win the Atlanta Falcons' Free Safety Battle?

    The biggest change on the Atlanta Falcons defense in 2014 isn't going to be in the front seven. It's going to be at free safety, replacing the over 900 snaps that Thomas DeCoud played...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 6 months ago 11,382 reads 21 comments

  5. Atlanta Falcons Veterans Who Have Been Put on Notice This Offseason

    The gauntlet has been laid out. The Atlanta Falcons have put multiple veterans on notice with some of their acquisitions this offseason...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 6 months ago 17,262 reads 82 comments

  6. Early Projections for the Atlanta Falcons' Final 53-Man Roster

    The draft was just a week ago, but it's time to put out some early projections for the Atlanta Falcons ' final 53-man roster. Keep in mind, this is all just speculation at this point because we haven't even made it through rookie camp just yet...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 6 months ago 12,390 reads 28 comments

  7. Report Card Grades for Atlanta Falcons' Undrafted Free-Agent Signings

    The Atlanta Falcons have officially announced their free-agent list, and it contains 20 players who just missed the draft. Of this list, the Falcons could wind up keeping four or five on the roster to contribute toward a potential playoff run in 2014..

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 7 months ago 11,331 reads 16 comments

  8. 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 7 months ago 10,646 reads 17 comments

  9. 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 7 months ago 11,075 reads 24 comments

  10. 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 7 months ago 3,587 reads 0 comments

  11. 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 7 months ago 4,326 reads 2 comments

  12. 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 7 months ago 8,013 reads 8 comments

  13. 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 7 months ago 5,227 reads 19 comments

  14. 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 7 months ago 4,158 reads 15 comments

  15. 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 7 months ago 6,746 reads 24 comments

  16. 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 7 months ago 7,479 reads 8 comments

  17. 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 7 months ago 4,049 reads 2 comments

  18. 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 7 months ago 8,739 reads 49 comments

  19. 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 7 months ago 10,593 reads 32 comments

  20. 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 7 months ago 8,456 reads 24 comments

  21. 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 7 months ago 6,941 reads 26 comments

  22. 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 7 months ago 1,543 reads 1 comments

  23. 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 7 months ago 29,654 reads 66 comments

  24. 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 7 months ago 11,475 reads 33 comments

  25. 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 7 months ago 5,382 reads 35 comments