Category archive: Atlanta Falcons
The initial frenzy of the free agency has helped teams fill plenty of glaring holes, which in turn helps bring their draft boards into clearer focus.
With big needs taken care of, scouts and front-office staff are now able to hone in on prospects who solve remaining issues and where they can find the best values on draft weekend.
For teams in the NFC South, that includes along the defensive front seven, in the secondary and at tight end. Here's a look at how all four teams in the division might approach the draft now that free agency has helped address some of their roster holes.
The signing of former Rams RB Steven Jackson took care of the offensive backfield, the return of OT Sam Baker will help keep franchise QB Matt Ryan upright, and re-signing S William Moore shores up the secondary.
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