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


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.