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Old 02-24-2017, 10:24 PM
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If we could do even half as good as last years picks!

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1 (17 overall) Keanu Neal SS Florida. Lived up to all expectations and was voted All-Rookie. (14 games played/14 start)

2 (52) Deion Jones LB LSU. Took charge and was voted All-Rookie. (15/13)

3 (81) Austin Hooper TE Stanford. Came on after injury to starter. Promising pass catcher. (14/3)

4 (115) Devondre Campbell LB Minnesota. Shined in coverage and was a big thumper. (11/10)

6 (185) Wes Schweitzer OG San Jose State. Being groomed for future position along line. (
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Old 03-17-2017, 11:02 AM
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looking forward to it, I like poe has the incentives, should make him play at his best all year.
Cant wait to see who they get, And how they do it!!! move up, move down who knows.
Hope they hit like last year.
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Old 03-17-2017, 11:26 AM
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No idea what they will do. I was hoping they grabbed Hightower from NE but he wasn't cheap enough. I would work on replacing Freeman ASAP. Can't keep doing what we are doing if he is going to demand top $$. The 2 headed monster must stay in place. No matter the name.

I still hope they draft D-Line and LB in this draft. Position is deep and we need to be paying athletes not specialty players.
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Old 03-18-2017, 03:19 PM
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Dontari Poe is an Atlanta Falcon. Oh heck yes!
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Picked up a guard and 2 fullbacks
The Falcons signed guard Hugh Thornton, formerly of the Indianapolis Colts, and fullbacks Derrick Coleman and Soma Vainuku on Tuesday.
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Nothing but bodies and hopefully finding a FB like they did Dimarco. Pit 2 against one another who are athletes and see what emerges. None of the new 3 FAs played a down last season in the NFL.
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For once we have no glaring holes. I like our position in this draft with the faces we already have on the team. I would be looking LB, Safety, D-Line, O-Line and RB. Big, fast athletes who can play football on D and maybe a shifty back with hands to replace Freeman. I wouldn't be shocked if they took a shot at a Guard or Center. I just hope they don't do it at 31. A young center behind Mack could keep tread on his tires longer but also let him mentor a kid on how to be a Pro-Bowl Professional.

Unless they can move for the TE out of Bama, I would avoid TE this year. But I bet he will take a top 10 pick to get. Other than that I think we ride where we are and take the best available D player on our board. Unless some wicked talented WR falls to us you just can't avoid.
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For once we have no glaring holes. I like our position in this draft with the faces we already have on the team. I would be looking LB, Safety, D-Line, O-Line and RB. Big, fast athletes who can play football on D and maybe a shifty back with hands to replace Freeman. I wouldn't be shocked if they took a shot at a Guard or Center. I just hope they don't do it at 31. A young center behind Mack could keep tread on his tires longer but also let him mentor a kid on how to be a Pro-Bowl Professional.

Unless they can move for the TE out of Bama, I would avoid TE this year. But I bet he will take a top 10 pick to get. Other than that I think we ride where we are and take the best available D player on our board. Unless some wicked talented WR falls to us you just can't avoid.
ESPN predicted Falcons will draft the safety Jabril Peppers out of Michigan

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ESPN predicted Falcons will draft the safety Jabril Peppers out of Michigan
Anyone who knows who the Falcon's will select is full of it. Especially at 31. If they had a top 10 pick I would say we could guess...at 31...TD and Quinn will be doing their own thing. Their draft board will not look like anyone else's draft board.
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Anyone who knows who the Falcon's will select is full of it. Especially at 31. If they had a top 10 pick I would say we could guess...at 31...TD and Quinn will be doing their own thing. Their draft board will not look like anyone else's draft board.
I agree. I think Atl will go for D for sure unless a RG is available. We are definitely going to get another fine player with the 31 st pick. Soo may good defensive players in th draft this year
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I predict they make playoffs and choke.......regardless of who they draft.....it's in their DNA........all Georgia teams have it.
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I predict they make playoffs and choke.......regardless of who they draft.....it's in their DNA........all Georgia teams have it.
Maybe...but I'll enjoy the ride again.
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