Could Falcons Make the Switch to a 3-4 Defense?

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Outside Linebacker

Dec 31, 2013; El Paso, TX, USA; UCLA Bruins linebacker Anthony Barr (11) during the game against the Virginia Tech Hokies in the 2013 Sun Bowl at Sun Bowl Stadium. UCLA defeated Virginia Tech 42-12. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports

Atlanta has two very good athletes that could play the OLB role.  Joplo Bartu is very fast, strong, and can even cover well.  Kroy Biermann can do the same, but he’s a little slower.  Atlanta could draft a guy like Anthony Barr or Trent Murphy.  Either one of them would make very good upgrades at the position while Kroy could fill in as a defensive end in 4-3 looks or a rotational player in a 3-4.