The Atlanta Falcons need offensive line help anywhere they can get it, and securing a veteran offensive guard appears to be a priority.
Last year’s struggles at right guard were well documented as both Garrett Reynolds and Peter Konz failed to play up to standard. Konz lost his position at center and got bumped over to guard. He’s been told to get stronger this offseason.
As for Reynolds, he lost his spot twice before being a healthy scratch in the season finale. The Falcons appear destined to part ways with Reynolds, who would count $1,578,750 against the cap next season. Releasing him would provide a cap savings of $1,328,750.
The Falcons also gave Harland Gunn an audition at right guard, but he's not the long-term solution.
So who will the Falcons pursue to insert as a starting guard? It seems only natural for them to look into Jon Asamoah of the Chiefs, considering new assistant general manager Scott Pioli drafted him in Kansas City. New Falcons offensive line coach Mike Tic...