2013 Falcons NFL draft guide

Examining Atlanta's draft history and potential picks this year

Originally Published: April 16, 2013
By ESPN Insider staff | ESPN Insider
Tony GonzalezDale Zanine/USA TODAY SportsTony Gonzalez solved the Falcons' immediate need at TE. But they still need a future solution.

Insider's NFL and draft experts -- Todd McShay, Mel Kiper Jr., Chris Sprow and Matt Williamson -- have teamed up to give a full breakdown of all that should be considered for each team as it enters the 2013 NFL draft. Here we look at the Atlanta Falcons.

Personnel needs

DE, CB, OG, TE

Major need: Out is John Abraham and in is Osi Umenyiora, which is a slight downgrade. But the Falcons' pass rush was a problem area last year. Umenyiora turns 32 during the season, and getting fresh blood at this position would be a great move.


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