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Earlier this off-season we took a look back at the 2008, 2009, 2010 NFL Drafts and assigned grades to Thomas Dimitroff. Now it's time to look at 2011. It's still too early to provide a permanent grade to this draft but let's take a look at how it has turned out so far.
The past draft was probably the most shocking one in recent Falcons history. Atlanta traded an astonishing five picks to move up into the first round and select WR Julio Jones from Alabama, and made another trade to move up and take RB JacQuizz Rodgers from Oregon State in the 5th round.
Atlanta's first pick in this draft was Julio Jones. In his rookie year, Jones did a great job reeling in 54 catches for 959 yards and 8 Touchdowns despite missing 3 games with hamstring issues. Jones has elite size and speed as well as a great ability to get YAC. Jones has all the making of a future superstar in this league, he needs to correct his issues with drops and develop more timing with Matt along w...
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Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff said that the roster would be closely scrutinized and heavily evaluated after the team's third ouster from the playoff over the last four seasons.
"We know that we need to get better in many, many areas," Dimitroff said. "It is my job to make sure that I step back with coach (Mike) Smith and obviously, Mr. Blank, and look...
Written by: Matthew BlunkIn 2010, the Atlanta Falcons were the top seed in the NFC playoffs, having won the NFC South with an impressive-if-overachievey (of course that's not a word) 13-3 regular season record. Last season, they settled for the fifth seed, going a proper 10-6. In both years, the Falcons laid the proverbial egg. The Green Bay Packers embarrassed them in their...
Bravo reality star Kim Zolciak and husband Kroy Biermann are expecting their second child.
The 33-year-old ''The Real Housewives of Atlanta'' star and the Atlanta Falcons defensive end have a 9 month-old son, KJ.
Zolciak tells Life & Style that she is now four months along with baby number two.
In the magazine, Zolciak says KJ was an ''oops,''...
Editor Note: Over the next several weeks we will be bringing you a couple of features that will help you get to know our writers. "Our Favorite Falcons Memories" is exactly like it sounds. Each week come back to the blog and we will introduce you to another one of our favorite memories and tell you why exactly it is etched into our brains.
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Throughout the months leading up to fantasy football drafts we will have battles between to similarly ranked players and make arguments for why one should be picked over the other. This battle features Jordy Nelson and Julio Jones.
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Jordy Nelson was fantasy’s ...