1. 2014 Atlanta Falcons Potential Draft Pick Profile: DE/OLB James Gayle

    James Gayle is a situational pass-rusher that the Falcons have shown some interest in this offseason. He's an edge player who can line up at end or linebacker depending on the front seven look that Atlanta wants to show this year...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 4 months ago 2,924 reads 3 comments

  2. 2014 Atlanta Falcons Potential Draft Pick Profile: DE/OLB Anthony Barr

    Anthony Barr would be an ideal fit for a hybrid scheme like what the Atlanta Falcons run. He's someone who could develop properly with excellent coaching and still has barely scratched ...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 4 months ago 6,880 reads 33 comments

  3. Atlanta Falcons Mock Draft: Fresh 7-Round Predictions Post Week 1 of Free Agency

    Atlanta went out and became a big player in free agency with its signings of Jon Asamoah, Paul Soliai and Tyson Jackson. Those signings helped shore up the lines early on, but the team has more work to do in the draft...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 4 months ago 17,410 reads 89 comments

  4. 2014 Atlanta Falcons Potential Draft Pick Profile: TE Arthur Lynch

    Arthur Lynch could be the guy to replace Tony Gonzalez in the Atlanta Falcons offense. While the Falcons haven’t publicly shown interest in Lynch, he has made a suggestion ...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 4 months ago 4,411 reads 4 comments

  5. 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 2,344 reads 4 comments

  6. 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 5 months ago 5,815 reads 32 comments

  7. 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 5 months ago 17,657 reads 69 comments

  8. 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 5 months ago 2,538 reads 20 comments

  9. 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 5 months ago 10,460 reads 40 comments

  10. 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 5 months ago 5,260 reads 15 comments

  11. 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 5 months ago 14,941 reads 46 comments

  12. 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...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 5 months ago 882 reads 0 comments

  13. 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 5 months ago 12,428 reads 60 comments

  14. 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 5 months ago 10,027 reads 26 comments

  15. 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 5 months ago 7,664 reads 22 comments

  16. 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 5 months ago 12,894 reads 10 comments

  17. 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 5,691 reads 23 comments

  18. 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 11,521 reads 14 comments

  19. 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 7,464 reads 16 comments

  20. 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 10,083 reads 34 comments

  21. 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 13,850 reads 34 comments

  22. 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 6 months ago 7,661 reads 39 comments

  23. 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 6 months ago 16,054 reads 46 comments

  24. 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 6 months ago 4,936 reads 12 comments

  25. 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 6 months ago 13,040 reads 41 comments