Media dishes out grades for the Falcons’ 2019 draft class

ATLANTA, Ga. – The Falcons addressed several needs in the 2019 NFL Draft, starting with the offensive line. Atlanta’s rookie class consists of the following players:

First round:

  • Boston College guard Chris Lindstrom (No. 14 overall)
  • Washington tackle Kaleb McGary (No. 31)

Fourth round:

  • Ohio State cornerback Kendall Sheffield (No. 111)
  • Charleston defensive end John Cominsky (No. 135)

Fifth round:

  • Pittsburgh running back Qadree Ollison (No. 152)
  • Washington cornerback Jordan Miller (No. 172)

Sixth round:

  • Louisiana-Monroe running back Marcus Green (No. 203).

Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff and head coach Dan Quinn made a concerted effort to fill their roster with bigger, tougher, nastier players in the draft.

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For the most part, the national media were consistent in their grades for the Falcons. Atlanta didn’t earn an A from any of the various outlets, but for the most part, the experts believe the Falcons took care of their biggest need.

Here’s how the national media graded Atlanta’s draft:

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