Atlanta Falcons: Three Positions That Still Need Help

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Oct 25, 2014; Lexington, KY, USA; Kentucky Wildcats defensive end Alvin Dupree (2) and cornerback Cody Quinn (16) tackle Mississippi State Bulldogs wide receiver De

Even with Clayborn coming into the defense, the Atlanta Falcons still need some more help in getting to the quarterback.

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Dan Quinn recently said that he has expectations for Prince Shembo to contribute to rushing the passer, but so far the only reliable player is Clayborn.

The depth chart at defensive end looks like this:

  1. Adrian Clayborn
  2. Kroy Biermann
  3. Malliciah Goodman
  4. Prince Shembo?
  5. Stansley Maponga
  6. Cliff Matthews

Yup, more help indeed.

The team will probably look towards the draft, holding an early pick. A popular candidate is Alvin “Bud” Dupree from Kentucky, another is Shane Ray out of Missouri.

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