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Best players available who could help Falcons on Day 3 of NFL Draft


FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. – Rounds 4-7 of the NFL Draft will unfold Saturday and the Falcons head into Day 3 with a total of seven picks.


The Falcons acquired pick Nos. 31 and 203 from the Los Angeles Rams in exchange for their 45th and 79th picks – second- and third-round picks, respectively – to acquire offensive tackle Kaleb McGary on Thursday night.

Here is where the Falcons' seven picks currently stack up as Day 3 kicks off at noon ET:

Round 4

  • No. 117
  • No. 137

Round 5

  • No. 152
  • No. 172

Round 6

  • No. 186
  • No. 203

Round 7

  • No. 230

There are still plenty of prospects available who could help address some glaring needs. The Falcons entered the offseason with several holes to fill, including the offensive and defensive lines, cornerback and running back.

Since the Falcons have already addressed the offensive line, here's a list of the best available prospects at defensive end, defensive tackle, cornerback and running back:



  • Julian Love, Notre Dame
  • Amani Oruwariye, Penn State
  • Michael Jackson, Miami
  • Isaiah Johnson, Houston
  • Kris Boyd, Texas
  • Saivion Smith, Alabama
  • Kendall Sheffield, Ohio State

Defensive ends

  • Anthony Nelson, Iowa
  • Maxx Crosby, Eastern Michigan
  • Christian Miller, Alabama
  • Jalen Jelks, Oregon
  • Austin Bryant, Clemson
  • Carl Granderson, Wyoming
  • Jordan Brailford, Oklahoma State
  • Wyatt Ray, Boston College

Defensive line

  • Isaiah Buggs, Alabama
  • Charles Omenihu, Texas
  • Renell Wren, Arizona State
  • Gerald Willis III, Miami
  • Joe Jackson, Miami
  • Anthony Nelson, Iowa
  • Daylon Mack, Texas A&M
  • Demarcus Christmas, Florida State

Running backs

  • Bryce Love, Stanford
  • Elijah Holyfield, Georgia
  • Dexter Williams, Notre Dame
  • Justice Hill, Oklahoma State
  • Rodney Anderson, Oklahoma
  • Benny Snell, Kentucky
  • Mike Weber, Ohio State
  • Trayveon Williams, Texas A&M
  • Myles Gaskin, Washington
  • Karan Higdon, Michigan

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