Atlanta Falcons News: Why the Falcons should spend big in free agency
Good morning, Falcons fans. Welcome to the Dirty Bird Daily. As you sip your coffee this Sunday morning, enjoy these articles from around the Atlanta Falcons blogosphere.
Shaq Lawson looks good for Falcons — Vaughn McClure of ESPN
ESPN Insider Louis Riddick believes the Falcons have to address their anaemic pass rush first in the draft. While linebacker is an issue, fixing the pass rush has to be atop the list of priorities. A name he feels fits is Shaq Lawson out of Clemson. Maybe the Falcons will have two Clemson pass rushers going after quarterbacks next season.
Why the Falcons need to spend big in free agency — The DW of The Falcoholic
Given the fact the Falcons have just five picks in this year’s draft and a number of holes to fill on the roster, they will need to spend in free agency and spend big.
Jordan Jenkins: A solid fit for the Falcons? — John Buhler of ATL All Day
Jordan Jenkins has the look of a talented player who could give the Falcons’ defense immediate help. The linebacker could be a fit for Atlanta on day two and possibly even as late as day three. It’s definitely a name to circle. Do you think he would be a good fit?
Offensive linemen show speed at combine — Andrew Hirsh of AtlantaFalcons.com
Andrew Hirsh of AtlantaFalcons.com has rounded up some of the top stories from the combine over the past couple of days. The sad news is with Jaylon Smith, who reportedly has nerve damage to go with the ACL and LCL tears he suffered in January. His 2016 season is in serious doubt, and it’s unknown how much longer he’ll be out for. At the combine, offensive linemen flashed plenty of speed and strength. Hirsh has you covered with everything you need to know.