Atlanta Falcons News: Alex Mack a huge coup for Atlanta offense
Good morning, Falcons fans. Alex Mack is officially a member of the Atlanta Falcons. Soak that in. There is finally a capable center on the roster — in fact, he’s far more than that. As you sip your morning coffee on day two of free agency, enjoy these articles from the world of the Atlanta Falcons.
Falcons agree to terms with C Alex Mack — AtlantaFalcons.com
Let’s start with the big one. Alex Mack is officially a Falcon. It won’t come cheap, but Atlanta added the best center available in Mack. This will give the offensive line a major boost in 2016. Matt Ryan and Devonta Freeman will both be very happy.
Five things to know about Alex Mack — Andrew Hirsh of AtlantaFalcons.com
Get to know the Falcons’ new center with this article by Andrew Hirsh of AtlantaFalcons.com. This will be a reunion for Mack and Kyle Shanahan in Atlanta.
Falcons agree to terms with QB Matt Schaub — AtlantaFalcons.com
Matt Schaub is home. The quarterback originally drafted by the Falcons will return as the backup to Matt Ryan. Nice pickup.
Atlanta upgrade D-line with Derrick Shelby — Kevin Patra of NFL.com
Last night, the Falcons upgraded their pass rush with former Dolphins defensive lineman Derrick Shelby. Shelby will give Atlanta an immediate upgrade against the run and also offers help getting after the quarterback.
Adrian Clayborn re-signs with Falcons — Vaughn McClure of ESPN
Last year’s free agent signing Adrian Clayborn is coming back on a two-year, $14 million deal. After a solid debut season in Atlanta, Dan Quinn hopes he can build from it and help the anaemic pass rush improve.
A potential new signing for the Falcons
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