1. 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 4 months ago 2,330 reads 4 comments

  2. 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 4 months ago 5,790 reads 32 comments

  3. 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 4 months ago 17,640 reads 69 comments

  4. 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 4 months ago 2,518 reads 20 comments

  5. 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 4 months ago 10,436 reads 40 comments

  6. 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 4 months ago 5,221 reads 15 comments

  7. 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 4 months ago 14,929 reads 46 comments

  8. 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...

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  9. 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 4 months ago 12,408 reads 60 comments

  10. 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 4 months ago 9,992 reads 26 comments

  11. 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 4 months ago 7,641 reads 22 comments

  12. Khalil Mack and the 10 Most Explosive Athletes from the 2014 NFL Combine

    Explosion is an underrated trait in today's NFL . However, it's what the yearly combine exposes the most out of each year's crop of athletes. Khalil Mack had one of the best showings at the combine because of his explosive athleticism...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 4 months ago 12,851 reads 10 comments

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

    The NFL 's annual interview circuit and underpants Olympics known as the combine is finally over. Because of it, the Atlanta Falcons will be adjusting their board and focusing on who really stood out to them...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 5 months ago 5,681 reads 23 comments

  14. 5 Hidden Gems the Atlanta Falcons Should Have Noticed at the Combine

    The Atlanta Falcons need to notice as many hidden gems as possible at the 2014 NFL Scouting Combine if they want to improve from their 2013 record of 4-12. Ideally, they will find some help along the offensive and defensive lines...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 5 months ago 11,494 reads 14 comments

  15. 2014 Atlanta Falcons Mock Draft: What Happens with a Curveball at the Top?

    When Julio Jones was taken No. 6 overall, the Falcons offense took another step. A unique scenario for Atlanta that is very possible would be for them to re-sign Jonathan Babineaux and Corey Peters to start at defensive tackle...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 5 months ago 7,453 reads 16 comments

  16. 3 Draft Day Trades Atlanta Falcons GM Thomas Dimitroff Should Be Exploring

    Atlanta GM Thomas Dimitroff needs to be active on the trade market during the 2014 NFL draft. The Falcons have quite a few options they need to explore, otherwise they are going to waste their best opportunity to improve their team...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 5 months ago 10,061 reads 34 comments

  17. 4 Ideal Trade Scenarios for the Atlanta Falcons to Pursue This Offseason

    Player trades are rare in the NFL . The Atlanta Falcons have some options they should pursue that are ideal scenarios...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 5 months ago 13,826 reads 34 comments

  18. 2014 Atlanta Falcons Potential Draft Pick Profile: RB Charles Sims

    Charles Sims is a running back who can succeed in all facets of the game. Atlanta upgrading its running back situation with the addition of Sims would not be a bad idea...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 5 months ago 7,631 reads 39 comments

  19. Picking the Ideal Free Agents to Fill Each of the Atlanta Falcons' Holes

    Atlanta needs to bring in some talent this offseason. Ideally, the Falcons would address their five biggest needs through free agency. When it comes to ideal free agents for the Falcons, they need to be both versatile and powerful...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 5 months ago 16,036 reads 46 comments

  20. 2014 Atlanta Falcons Potential Draft Pick Profile: DT Daniel McCullers

    The Atlanta Falcons need some bodies in the interior of their defensive line. Tennessee Volunteer defensive tackle Daniel McCullers is the biggest body in the draft there at 6'8" and over 350 pounds...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 5 months ago 4,908 reads 12 comments

  21. 2014 NFL Draft Prospects Who Could Be Instant Starters for the Atlanta Falcons

    The Falcons need to have some guys in later rounds who can create an impact for them like they did in 2013. Atlanta had two undrafted and three drafted rookie starters by the time the season ended...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 5 months ago 13,026 reads 41 comments

  22. Setting Odds for the Atlanta Falcons Signing Their Top 10 Free-Agent Targets

    What are the odds that a top free-agent target signs with the Atlanta Falcons ? It all depends on who the player is...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 5 months ago 12,123 reads 26 comments

  23. 2014 Atlanta Falcons Mock Draft: Reviewing Matt Miller's Latest

    Matt Miller has come up with his latest mock draft after the Super Bowl drubbing of the Broncos by the Seahawks ...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 5 months ago 10,978 reads 26 comments

  24. What Can We Expect from Falcons' Offensive Line with Mike Tice in the Fold?

    Mike Tice is the Atlanta Falcons new offensive line coach. His job is to fix arguably the worst all-around offensive line in the NFL ...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 5 months ago 4,217 reads 8 comments

  25. 2014 Atlanta Falcons Potential Draft Pick Profile: DE/OLB Dee Ford

    The Atlanta Falcons are looking to bring in some defensive ends from this year's draft to improve their horrible pass rush. Dee Ford of Auburn University is just one of the defensive ends they have taken a look at this offseason...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 5 months ago 4,802 reads 6 comments