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The Atlanta Falcons and tight end Levine Toilolo have agreed to a four-year deal. Weighing in at a mammoth 6-8/260, the 2013 NFL draft pick will be under the tutelage of veteran Tony Gonzalez. Expect him to make more of an impact in the protection side of things with the increase in his offensive role coming in the later part of this year or more likely in 2014.
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