Falcons Mock Draft Scenario 1: What happens if there is not an early run on Quarterbacks?

It is Mock Draft season amongst NFL enthusiasts. Over the next few weeks leading up to the NFL Draft, I will be providing full seven round mock scenarios for your reading pleasure. I would love your feedback, so feel free to engage in the discussions below or send us your feedback on Twitter: @cover32_ATL Each week, I will explore new scenarios such as trading up, trading down, or...
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How can the Falcons bounce back this season?

It’s hard to tell exactly how far the Falcons will rebound next season. Free Agency has been good to the Falcons, shoring up the depth and adding beef to the interior of both lines. But the draft is a month away, and having the 6th pick all but guarantees Thomas Dimitroff will do big things to bring in top tier players. So until the draft we won’t know the full picture. The Dirty...
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Can Thomas Dimitroff Evaluate the Atlanta Roster?

There is a thing that happens when a team is losing. Fingers get pointed, usually at everyone from the owner down to the janitor. I would lie if I hadn't seen those who wanted Atlanta to get rid of Thomas Dimitroff, Mike Smith, Mike Nolan, Dirk Koetter, Matt Ryan, Roddy White and kitchen assistant Rusty Shackleford. Does Shackleford have what it takes to make an elite sloppy...
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Atlanta Falcons schedule private workout with big, physical CB Walt Aikens

Liberty defensive back Walt Aikens with have private workouts with the Dallas Cowboys, Atlanta Falcons and New England Patriots, per source. Aikens is a big, strong, physical corner standing at 6'0 and 205 pounds. At his Pro Day he recorded a 4.42 forty time. Since the season has ended, Aikens has built his draft stock up, performing well in at the Senior Bowl, where the S...
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Atlanta Falcons: Potential first round players that could land in Atlanta

Atlanta Falcons: Potential first round players that could land in AtlantaWith the NFL draft coming this May, the Atlanta Falcons are looking to reload a team that has many glaring holes to fill.  As we closer approach May, the excitement has already begun to build as to who will go number one overall or what top prospect will increase or decrease his stock.  For the Falcons there...
February 27, 2014  |  1 Comment

Thomas Dimitroff: Sixth pick is “open for business”

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff reiterated that they’re open to trading out of the sixth spot after Jadeveon Clowney indicated that he would like the Falcons to trade up for him. “Look, like I’ve said, I’ve been very clear about this, we will always be open for business....
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February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Jadeveon Clowney: I Wish Falcons Would Trade Up For Me

Jadeveon Clowney is widely regarded as the most talented prospect in the entire 2014 NFL Draft. The star-studded 6-5, 266-pound defensive end is apparently aware of this, but really wishes that the Atlanta Falcons would move up from the No. 6 overall pick to get him on May 8. “I wish they could trade up for me,” Clowney told “But I hope I don’t fall to No. 6. I...
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February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Falcons GM Thomas Dimitroff holding off from re-signing players

According to Atlanta Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff, the team has not offered any upcoming free agents contract extensions. Dimitroff told the media Friday afternoon, “We have not made any decision as of yet. Again, we’re still in the recalibration mode right now. Coming here and leaving the combine having viewed the next class will give us much more of an idea of where...
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February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Falcons extend contracts of Smith, Dimitroff, McKay

On Monday, the Atlanta Falcons announced contract extensions to head coach Mike Smith, general manager Thomas Dimitroff and president/CEO Rich McKay. From a stability standpoint, the move prevents Smith -- the Falcons' head coach since 2008 -- from being consigned to "lame-duck status" for the 2014 season. Like Smith, Dimitroff signed a one-year extension, leaving owner...
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January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Falcons extend the contracts of Mike Smith, Rich Mckay and Thomas Dimitroff

Even though the Atlanta Falcons had a horrible season in 2013,  owner Arthur Blank is very confident in the guys he has in place to bring home their first ever Super Bowl title. The Falcons announced today that they’ve signed head coach Mike Smith, general manager Thomas Dimitroff and president, CEO Rich McKay to contract extensions. The Falcons have extended the contracts of...
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January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

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