Originally posted on Grits Blitz  |  Last updated 4/25/13
I love the fact that you can get on Twitter and immediately take the temperature of a fanbase. In the first round of the 2013 NFL Draft, the Atlanta Falcons traded their third and sixth round picks for the right to trade up from #30 to #22 and pick Washington CB Desmond Trufant. As always there is some mixed reaction but overall the majority of the response was positive for the pick. Some didn't like the pick....  @gritsblitzblog I don't wanna talk about it — Zach Kidd (@GBBZach) April 26, 2013 @gritsblitzblog I hate it. — #DBN❗❕◾◽SHINE◽◾❕❗ (@DirtyBirdNation) April 26, 2013   Some thought we didn't necessarily need to trade up to get Trufant @gritsblitzblog Liked it better when they first reported we traded our 3&6... Not 30 overall and 3&6...not a bad pick but overpriced — David Grant Davies (@falcsfan) April 26, 2013 @gritsblitzblog I like it...but Idk we hadto move up to get him...good pick though! — His Majesty The King (@BestntheWorld) April 26, 2013 @gritsblitzblog Love it but rather would've traded one of our 4th rounders instead of our 3rd — Tony Bereznak (@chyeahhhtone) April 26, 2013 @gritsblitzblog didn't need to trade up to get him dumb! — Sohn Collum (@scollum21) April 26, 2013   And of course the positives.... "@gritsblitzblog: Atlanta Falcons pick CB Desmond Trufant" good pick Atl!!! twitter.com/GritsBlitzBlog… — Edgar_Soria_Tho (@edgarsoria) April 26, 2013 @gritsblitzblog #LoveIt — Christopher Novak (@novakmchris) April 26, 2013 "@gritsblitzblog: #Falcons fans...how do we feel about the selection of Desmond Trufant?" I love it I'm excited — Giant+Onion-n=?™ (@Giotheher0) April 26, 2013 WWOOOOOOOOO!!! “@gritsblitzblog: #Falcons fans...how do we feel about the selection of Desmond Trufant?” — DAFUCYUTALKNBOWT?0_0 (@XManDV21) April 26, 2013 @gritsblitzblog we needed another ball hawk tho go with asante — damoney12 (@DecaturReggie) April 26, 2013 @gritsblitzblog Good fit in the defense.May have gone a bit high for him but this is the best I've felt after an Atlanta 1st round pick. — Matt (@FalconsM5) April 26, 2013 @gritsblitzblog I love the move,besides 11 picks were too many.Trade some away for better talent — jay (@diamondjay2) April 26, 2013 Good picc, addresses a dire need«@gritsblitzblog #Falcons fans...how do we feel about the selection of Desmond Trufant?» — Steve-o* (@AverageJoeNo) April 26, 2013 Great use of the first pick "@gritsblitzblog: #Falcons fans...how do we feel about the selection of Desmond Trufant?" — Kenneth ward (@AmbitiousTru) April 26, 2013
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