Dirty Bird Daily: Leonard Williams worth targeting for Falcons?


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Feb 22, 2015; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Southern California Trojans defensive lineman Leonard Williams goes through a workout drill during the 2015 NFL Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports

Leonard Williams a good fit?

We are under a week away from the 2015 NFL Draft. Would Leonard Williams be a good fit for Atlanta? Scott Carasik of Bleacher Report takes a look.

"“Williams is arguably the best player in the draft, but with the value of quarterbacks and other positions superseding interior defensive line spots, he becomes a potential option for the Falcons should he slip to No. 8 overall. He’d fit in well for the schemes and could be a dominant player under Coach Quinn.”"

David Cobb in the backfield?

Here is another column from Scott Carasik, taking a look at running back prospect David Cobb.

"“Cobb’s lack of speed and lateral agility hurts his fit to be that featured back, and his upright style makes him susceptible to more injuries when he gets to the NFL. Power tailbacks are great to have if they can learn to catch out of the backfield and pass-block effectively, but Cobb hasn’t done either well yet.”"

Could Ogbuehi reunite with Matthews?

Offensive tackle Cedric Ogbuehi spent time on the same offensive line as Jake Matthews at Texas A&M. Could they be reunited in Atlanta in 2015? Brian Perroni of 247Sports.com takes a look:

"“Ogbuehi started on the right side as a junior while Matthews anchored the left. He moved over to the left this past season after Matthews’ departure. Ogbuehi was seen as a sure-fire first-round pick prior to tearing his ACL in the Aggies’ bowl game and he is starting to gain more momentum again less than a week away from the draft. He was recently added to the invitation list to attend the draft in Chicago.”"

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