1. Atlanta Falcons Top Needs, Fits for 2015 NFL Draft to Build for the Future

    The Atlanta Falcons are a better team than their 6-10 record suggests that they were. They had issues with coaching and with talent level. The first has been addressed and the second is in the process of being addressed...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 4 months ago 8,961 reads 14 comments

  2. 2015 Atlanta Falcons Potential Draft Pick Profile: RB Melvin Gordon

    The Atlanta Falcons have Devonta Freeman as the current starter on their depth chart for running back. If the Falcons were to take a running back early in the draft, Melvin Gordon is almost as good of a pick as Todd Gurley would be...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 4 months ago 9,472 reads 25 comments

  3. What Recent History Suggests About the Atlanta Falcons' 2015 NFL Draft Plan

    The Atlanta Falcons will have a unique 2015 draft plan from what they had from 2008-2014 because of new head coach Dan Quinn...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 4 months ago 13,237 reads 85 comments

  4. 2015 Atlanta Falcons Potential Draft Pick Profile: S/LB Landon Collins

    The Atlanta Falcons need some talent infused into one of the worst defenses in the NFL . Landon Collins out of Alabama would easily bring some talent to a linebacking corps that was one of the worst in 2014...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 4 months ago 5,608 reads 15 comments

  5. 2015 Atlanta Falcons Potential Draft Pick Profile: RB Jay Ajayi

    While Devonta Freeman looks to be the starter as of now, the Atlanta Falcons could always surprise and take someone like Jay Ajayi at the top of the third round to be their franchise back...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 4 months ago 5,300 reads 14 comments

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

    The Atlanta Falcons have a new head coach and made a ton of signings in free agency. That alone means that the depth chart will undergo a massive shake-up from what it was during ...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 4 months ago 7,989 reads 14 comments

  7. 2015 Atlanta Falcons Potential Draft Pick Profile: RB Synjyn Days

    The Atlanta Falcons need a power running back to complement Devonta Freeman and Antone Smith within new offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan's zone-blocking scheme...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 4 months ago 5,174 reads 8 comments

  8. 2015 Atlanta Falcons Potential Draft Pick Profile: WR Chris Conley

    While the Atlanta Falcons do have Julio Jones and Roddy White on the roster as their starting wide receivers, they need to develop someone to be a long-term complement to Jones...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 4 months ago 6,708 reads 23 comments

  9. Atlanta Falcons Mock Draft: Instant Contributors They Can Find in Every Round

    When it comes to the NFL draft, teams will always look for the long-term impacts. However, with the Atlanta Falcons trying to improve from a 6-10 season, they need some instant impacts 2014 just didn't provide...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 4 months ago 11,175 reads 34 comments

  10. 2015 Atlanta Falcons' Potential Draft-Pick Profile: EDGE Eli Harold

    One of the lesser mentioned names that could be the solution to the Atlanta Falcons ' need for an edge-rusher is Virginia's Eli Harold...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 4 months ago 7,407 reads 8 comments

  11. 2015 Atlanta Falcons' Potential Draft-Pick Profile: EDGE Bud Dupree

    Bud Dupree is the most malleable ball of clay for new Atlanta Falcons head coach Dan Quinn to work with as his new Leo defensive end. He possesses the raw length, athleticism and overall talent Quinn loves in his weak-side pass-rushers...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 4 months ago 3,795 reads 20 comments

  12. 2015 Atlanta Falcons Potential Draft Pick Profile: Edge Player Shane Ray

    Missouri defensive end Shane Ray is a second-day prospect masquerading as a top-15 pick right now. The Atlanta Falcons have been projected to take him in at No...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 4 months ago 3,652 reads 11 comments

  13. 2015 NFL Mock Draft: Latest Picks 2 Weeks into Free Agency

    Every team in the NFL is looking forward to the talent boost the comes from the NFL draft. 2015's draft isn't as deep as past drafts in terms of instant contributors, but it might have more long-term potential out of any draft in the past decade...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 4 months ago 22,183 reads 136 comments

  14. Ranking the 2015 Impact of Atlanta Falcons Top Free-Agent Signings so Far

    The Atlanta Falcons have made eight re-signings and 12 signings since the 2014 season ended. Of those, they should see quite a bit of impact, and with potential improvement from ...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 4 months ago 11,936 reads 14 comments

  15. Atlanta Falcons: Updated Draft Big Board After 1st Wave of Free Agency

    After the first wave of free agency drastically changed the Atlanta Falcons roster, the team has modified its needs slightly. However, two spots stand out as lacking true starters—pass-rushing "Leo" defensive end and left guard...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 4 months ago 18,074 reads 43 comments

  16. 2015 Atlanta Falcons Potential Draft Pick Profile: Edge Player Randy Gregory

    The Atlanta Falcons ' biggest need is at the "Leo" position, and there are quite a few different options in the draft. One of the best in the draft is Randy Gregory out of Nebraska...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 4 months ago 15,850 reads 40 comments

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

    The Falcons currently have a ton of cap space remaining and need to fill some crucial holes in their roster...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 5 months ago 17,220 reads 70 comments

  18. 2015 Atlanta Falcons Potential Draft Pick Profile: Edge Owamagbe Odighizuwa

    Despite free agency giving Atlanta better depth as a whole, the Falcons still need some good pass-rushers...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 5 months ago 7,918 reads 9 comments

  19. 2015 Atlanta Falcons Potential Draft Pick Profile: Edge-Rusher Preston Smith

    With the Atlanta Falcons needing a primary pass-rusher, Preston Smith is one of their ideal fits for the new scheme under head coach Dan Quinn...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 5 months ago 9,234 reads 7 comments

  20. Atlanta Falcons Free-Agency Tracker: Updated Signings, Rumors and Grades

    The Atlanta Falcons are opening up free agency with a whimper as they look to lose two of their key contributors on defense...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 5 months ago 47,582 reads 65 comments

  21. 2015 Atlanta Falcons Potential Draft Pick Profile: Edge Player Dante Fowler Jr.

    In a continuing theme, the Falcons' pass-rush issues need to be addressed. Dante Fowler out of Florida might just be the best player in the entire draft and is currently the most ...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 5 months ago 3,784 reads 4 comments

  22. 2015 Atlanta Falcons Potential Draft Pick Profile: Edge Player Vic Beasley

    The Falcons' biggest need in the 2015 offseason comes off the edge and attacks the quarterback. The edge-rushers in the 2015 class are led by Vic Beasley, who projects as a defensive ...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 5 months ago 4,644 reads 17 comments

  23. 2015 Atlanta Falcons: After Deep Cuts, What's the Best Plan for Replacement?

    The Atlanta Falcons cut Steven Jackson , Harry Douglas, Justin Blalock and Jonathan Massaquoi on Thursday and Friday without a clear plan on the team to replace them...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 5 months ago 22,141 reads 114 comments

  24. Atlanta Falcons Mock Draft: 7-Round Predictions, Post-Combine

    With the combine finally wrapped up, we have an idea of who the athletic freaks are and who the Atlanta Falcons should look at. Due to that, getting an idea of who would be available in each round makes a ton of sense...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 5 months ago 17,287 reads 60 comments

  25. Top 10 NFL Free-Agent Targets That the Atlanta Falcons Must Sign

    Atlanta has a ton of holes on its team and needs to fill some of them with re-signings and outside free-agent signings. Quite a few players could help Atlanta turn around quite quickly...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 5 months ago 26,847 reads 48 comments