Found February 05, 2013 on New NFL Draft:
Atlanta Falcons Mock DraftBy: Omar Gómez (@NFLDraftNerd)For a team that has reached the playoffs on such a consistent basis, Atlanta has a lot of holes to fill. Thomas Dimitroff has shown expertise handling the cap room and acquiring talent through the draft. A couple of big free agency names have been added in previous years, but do not expect that to be the case now that Matt Ryan will be entering his contract year. Accuracy must pervade throughout the Chess game Dimitroff will play during the draft.First Round (30th overall): Margus Hunt DE SMU: Thomas Dimitroff usually stays away from          inexperienced, yet athletic prospects because he loves high-character guys with whom you               you know what you will get. However, at 30th overall many prospects that fit that mold and still have a chance to heavily contribute might be already gone. In 2011, Dimitroff felt like the talent he would be getting at 26th overall would be too little if he wanted to draft a safe prospect, s
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