Loaded with offensive talent, every team in the NFC South made sure to add a lot of defensive prospects at the 2016 Draft.
The Falcons believe they've found their long-term answer at tight end in Austin Hooper: a lengthy, versatile pass-catcher out of Stanford. Atlanta may have ended up with one of the draft's best bargains.
The Falcons prioritized speed and athleticism during the 2016 NFL Draft, and by doing so, they've added some exciting play-makers at positions of need. Here's a look at what they'll bring to Atlanta.
The Falcons had a clear plan heading into the 2016 NFL Draft, and by adding a group of high-end players who fit Atlanta's system, Thomas Dimitroff and Dan Quinn stayed true to their vision.
While the Falcons were busy adding six new rookies, the rest of the NFC South was hard at work to improve their own rosters. Here's a look at what the Buccaneers, Panthers and Saints accomplished last week.
The Falcons' rookie class will report to Flowery Branch for rookie minicamp on Thursday and will take the field sporting their new jersey numbers.
For Atlanta’s second-round draft pick Deion Jones, New Orleans is his home, but on Friday night, he quickly embraced the place where he will spend the next years of his life in Atlanta.
With six total picks in the 2016 NFL Draft, the Falcons completed their draft class with three offensive players and three defensive players.
The Falcons rounded out the 2016 draft by selecting Devin Fuller in the seventh round. The wide receiver out of UCLA is an exciting prospect, one who can help in several facets of the game.
The Falcons added a fresh face to its offensive line Saturday, San Jose State's Wes Schweitzer in the sixth round. The San Jose State product joins Atlanta familiar with its system and one of its coaches.
Take one look at his height and you probably jumped to conclusions about the Falcons' new running back, but everyone that has scouted Devonta Freeman says "not so fast."
The wait is over and the draft is finally here. Over the next three days, the Falcons will select many of the rookies they'll carry into the 2014 season. Here are five things to watch for in this year's player selection meeting.
The Falcons' 10 picks in this year's draft is among the most of any team and those picks hold a lot of value. Just how much and what they'll do with them remains to be seen.
Some of TV's top draft analysts spent time on conference calls this week to discuss the draft. Here are seven things you may want to know from those calls.
During Mike Mayock's conference call this week, he shared his target for Atlanta in the first round. It's an offensive tackle, but not the player you may think.
He's made big moves before and in this year's draft, Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff will remain aggressive, which could mean a move up or down.
At the top of this year's running back class is Ohio State's Carlos Hyde, a back whose physical style is built to carry a team's running game in the NFL.
Scott Crichton doesn't carry the same buzz into the draft of some of his defensive end counterparts, but he's one of the most well-rounded ends in the draft and will make a team happy in the second round.
You know Greg Robinson as one of the top talents in this year's draft and a former GM believes he's not unlike one of the current Pro Bowl left tackles in the NFL.
When the draft process began four months ago, Anthony Barr was one of the top pass rushers available in the draft. Now, his name is mentioned less, but his place among the best hasn't changed.