With the start of college pro days, NFL prospects are entering the final stages of the pre-draft process. Here's a look at some of the latest mock draft projections for the Falcons:
Analysis:Two writers, Dan Kadar and Chris Burke, changed their projections from a linebacker to wide receiver Laquon Treadwell. WR is certainly a need for the Falcons, who need to add depth behind superstar Julio Jones. Treadwell could be a solid option. The former Ole Miss Rebel and five-star recruit led the SEC in receiving last year, racking up 82 catches for 1,153 yards and 11 touchdowns.
Treadwell is valuable in the running game, too, thanks to his strong blocking abilities. If he's still on the board at 17th overall, a strong argument can be made that the 6-foot-2, 221-pounder would be the right choice for Atlanta.
Darron Lee is now the most popular choice among the 10 experts, and for good reason. The Falcons could add some linebackers to the depth chart, and Lee, who has ample experience in a 4-3 defense, could help at that position. The Second Team All-Big Ten nominee enjoyed a highly successful career at Ohio State and earned 66 tackles, 11 tackles for loss and 4.5 sacks in 2015.
Lee is good in coverage, possesses a lot of speed and is supremely athletic. Adding him to the roster could bolster Atlanta's front-seven defense for a long time.