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20 hrs ago | The Falcoholic

Falcons Not Looking To Draft a Starting Tight End?

The feeling from a trusted Falcons beat writer is clear: Atlanta does not think they need a tight end to start over Levine Toilolo.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Atlanta Falcons, Levine Toilolo, NFL Players, Tony Gonzalez, Roddy White, Matt Ryan

Yesterday | NFLSpinZone

Carlos Hyde visited Atlanta Falcons

The Atlanta Falcons don't have a big need at the running back position with veteran Steven Jackson and all-purpose back Jacquizz Rodgers on the roster, but they could use another RB in the 2014 NFL Draft as quality depth.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Atlanta Falcons, Jacquizz Rodgers, NFL Players, NCAA Sports, Ohio State Buckeyes NCAA Football, NCAA Football, Ohio State University NCAA, Carlos Hyde

Yesterday | The Falcoholic

2014 NFL Draft: Future Needs Are Still Needs

When you come right down to it, the Falcons desperately need a safety, pass rushers, inside linebackers, at least one tight end and a tackle.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Atlanta Falcons, Roddy White, Harry Douglas, Justin Blalock, NFL Players, Tony Gonzalez

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Bucs Nation

The Wild Wild NFC South

In every season since it's young existence no NFC South team has won back to back NFC South titles.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFC, NFL Football, NFC South, Carolina Panthers, Captain Munnerlyn, NFL Players, Atlanta Falcons, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

BleacherReport

10 College Football Teams Who Must Get Better at in-State Recruiting

The first rule of thumb in recruiting for a program is to lock down its state. Its coaching staff must establish a fence around the borders of its state to let recruits know they're not getting out and to let other programs know they're not getting in.

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Related Topix: Sports, Notre Dame Fighting Irish NCAA Football, University of Notre Dame NCAA, Manti Te'o, NCAA Sports, NCAA Football, DeMarco Murray, NFL Football, Dallas Cowboys, NFL Players, Atlanta Falcons

BleacherReport

How Soon Is Too Soon for Falcons to Draft a RB in 2014?

Even though the Atlanta Falcons just spent $12 million prior to the 2013 season bringing in running back Steven Jackson , and in light of the fact that offensive coordinator Dirk called a pass play 68.65 percent of the time last season - the most of any team in the league, according to .com - the Falcons might want to consider adding a running back ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Atlanta Falcons, Josh Vaughan, NFL Players, Antone Smith, Jacksonville Jaguars

Fri Apr 18, 2014

BleacherReport

2014 NFL Paper Trail Mock Draft V1.0

The Texans were successful by drafting defensive end Mario Williams first overall in 2006 and by trading for a third-round quarterback .

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Houston Texans, Buffalo Bills, Matt Schaub, NFL Players, Mario Williams, Atlanta Falcons

Thu Apr 17, 2014

BleacherReport

2014 Atlanta Falcons Potential Draft Pick Profile: RB De'Anthony Thomas

De'Anthony Thomas from Oregon could be that kind of weapon, as well as being someone who gives the Falcons depth in the event that Julio Jones goes down again.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Atlanta Falcons, Julio Jones, Jacquizz Rodgers, Josh Vaughan, NFL Players, Jason Snelling

Rant Sports

2014 NFL Draft: 5 Names Atlanta Falcons Fans Need to Know

The Falcons want to get bigger and stronger, but at the same time they have needs to fill.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Atlanta Falcons, Thomas DeCoud, Osi Umenyiora, NFL Players, Rafael Bush

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Falcoholic

Is a Pro Bowl bid out of the question for Jacquizz Rodgers in 2014?

Look, I know this isn't a likely scenario. Jacquizz Rodgers, as awesome as he can be, is really more of a complementary piece in the Falcons' offense.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Atlanta Falcons, Jacquizz Rodgers, NFL Players

Rant Sports

2014 NFL Draft: 5 Day 3 Prospects the Atlanta Falcons Must Target

The Atlanta Falcons had a disappointing and injury-filled 2013 season. Atlanta will now look to put the disappointment behind them and look forward to the 2014 season.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Atlanta Falcons, Tony Gonzalez, NFL Players, Matt Ryan, NCAA Sports, Boston College NCAA, NCAA Football, Boston College Eagles NCAA Football

The Falcoholic

Towson running back Terrance West scheduled to visit Falcons

The Falcons continue to show signs that they will draft a running back in the upcoming draft.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Atlanta Falcons, Jacquizz Rodgers, NFL Players, Jason Snelling

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Isportsweb.com

Why the Atlanta Falcons should trade up in the first round

With the upcoming NFL Draft less than a month away, there are plenty of storylines to analyze and various situations that could happen as teams are trying to better their rosters through this year's draft class.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Atlanta Falcons, Paul Soliai, NFL Players, Matt Ryan, Tyson Jackson

Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Falcoholic

Atlanta Falcons 7-Round Mock Draft 1.0: The Trade Up Scenario

In no particular order, the Falcons need to come out of this draft with capable starters at outside linebacker, defensive end, free safety, and tight end.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Atlanta Falcons, Patrick DiMarco, Bradie Ewing, Levine Toilolo, Paul Soliai, NFL Players

Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Falcoholic

Will Steven Jackson's 2014 Be The End of the Road?

You can make a reasonable argument that the last decade has seen the NFL slowly transform into a pass-first league where running backs are undervalued.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, NFL Players, Atlanta Falcons, St. Louis Rams, NFC, NFC West

NFLSpinZone

Atlanta Falcons, San Francisco 49ers will host Storm Johnson

Storm Johnson is overshadowed by a different 2014 NFL Draft prospect from the UCF Knights backfield in top four QB prospect Blake Bortles, but Johnson is a talented player worth watching closely in the pre-draft process.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Atlanta Falcons, Jacquizz Rodgers, NFL Players, San Francisco 49ers, Blake Bortles

Tue Apr 08, 2014

ESPN

Falcons add DBs Lowery, Wilson to secondary

The Atlanta Falcons addressed a position of need with the addition of veteran safety Dwight Lowery while also bringing in depth at cornerback with veteran Josh Wilson .

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Atlanta Falcons, William Moore, Thomas DeCoud, Zeke Motta, Robert McClain, NFL Players

Sun Apr 06, 2014

The Falcoholic

The Falcons Should Target A Running Back in the Draft

The Falcons currently have four running backs on the roster. Between Steven Jackson, Jacquizz Rodgers , Antone Smith and Josh Vaughan , you have one player who is starting-caliber when healthy, an extremely useful utility piece, a back with breakaway speed and Josh Vaughan.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Atlanta Falcons, Josh Vaughan, NFL Players, Jacquizz Rodgers, Antone Smith

Fri Apr 04, 2014

MSNBC

Chris Johnson's skill and durability should appeal to suitors

Now that Chris Johnson 's six-season tenure in Tennessee has reached its end, we turn to the matter of where he lands next.

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Related Topix: Sports, Chicago Bears, NFL Football, Tennessee Titans, Chris Johnson (Tennessee Titans), NFL Players, Chris Johnson (Arizona Cardinals), Atlanta Falcons

Wed Apr 02, 2014

The Falcoholic

Falcons Work Out Taylor Lewan, To Meet With Others, According To Reports

It's pre-draft season, which by extension means we hear about the many private workouts that occur this time of year.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Atlanta Falcons, Sean Weatherspoon, William Moore, NFL Players, Jason Snelling, Taylor Lewan

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