Originally written on Heff's Sports Blog  |  Last updated 11/13/14
First Round: Desmond Trufant, CB, Washington Atlanta had been rumored to be wanting to move up for someone, and Trufant was one of the names commonly tossed around in that discussion. Atlanta certainly needed a corner, and Trufant was the best CB on the board. They were smart to jump Minnesota and Indy to grab him. I'm still surprised St. Louis traded down instead of grabbing Ogletree though. Either way, solid pick for Atlanta. Unfortunately  the DE position is really going to suffer for this, which is why this grade can't get anything higher than a B. GRADE: B Second Round: Robert Alford, CB, Southeastern Louisiana Alford was rumored to have late first round potential by some, so grabbing him at the end of round two is great value. Along with Trufant, Atlanta has now completely remade the CB position. If these prospects both pan out, the Falcons will have a solid secondary. The only thing I don't like is that they passed on a much needed defensive end. GRAD...
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