There was plenty of talk about the possibility of it happening last week and it became official Tuesday as the NFL announced the NFL Draft would be held in May in 2014
The Atlanta Falcons today announced that they have signed defensive end Malliciah Goodman, defensive end Stansly Maponga, safety Kemal Ishmael, and safety Zeke Motta.
Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff has been known to draft many team captains, due to their leadership quality. This year's rookie club is no different.
Do people really win contests? Season-ticket holder Cliff Ross is here to emphatically say they do, as he was picked from more than 10,000 entrants in the Equifax Atlanta Falcons Draft Contest to fly to New York for the draft — a trip he'll never forget
The Falcons wanted to get younger and they did just that in the offseason. During the draft, they added two more young pass rushers to their defensive front and battles are expected to ensue.
Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff has always been big on drafting players he thinks can develop into starters. For the young Falcons along the offensive line, the development stage is quickly coming to an end as the team expects them to begin contributing.
With the 2013 NFL Draft closed, the Falcons set to work gathering up undrafted rookies to help fill out the roster and ended up with 24, including Boston College linebacker Nick Clancy
Cornerback and first-round pick Desmond Trufant selected his jersey number of 21 shortly after he was selected by the Falcons, but find out what number Malliciah Goodman and the rest of the 2013 Rookie Club will be wearing with the Falcons
The first round of the 2013 NFL Draft started on Thursday night and by the time Sunday evening arrived, the Falcons had turned 11 draft spots into eight players Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff is confident about.
With three compensatory picks to use in the seventh round, the Falcons opted to select two safeties — Notre Dame's Zeke Motta and UCF's Kemal Ishmael — and Duke quarterback Sean Renfree