Atlanta Falcons News: Free agency helping fill holes on roster
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Updating Falcons salary cap situation — The DW of The Falcoholic
With all of the recent free agency signings, what’s the Falcons’ salary cap situation? There’s still some money to work with.
Fantasy Football: Don’t expect much from Sanu — Mike Clay of ESPN
Mohamed Sanu might give Matt Ryan another option in the passing game outside of Julio Jones, but don’t go signing him up to your fantasy teams in a hurry. With Justin Hardy emerging and Jones dominating the targets, Sanu’s ceiling is pretty low in the fantasy world.
Falcons’ multi-level free-agency makeover underway — D. Orlando Ledbetter of AJC.com
With limited draft picks, the Falcons made aggressive moves in free agency to fix some of the holes on their roster. Dan Quinn wanted to place an emphasis on both lines of scrimmage, and the Falcons landed their marquee signing of center Alex Mack. Defensive end Derrick Shelby will help bolster the defensive line, too. It’s been a free agency makeover for the Falcons.
Pro Day roundup: Falcons look at Alabama, Clemson and Ohio State — Aaron Freeman of FalcFans.com
There was a number of Pro Days for the Atlanta Falcons’ scouts to check out this week. There were prospects from Alabama, Clemson and Ohio State under the microscope. Aaron Freeman has put together an in-depth piece breaking it down.
And finally, don’t expect a decision on Chris Long until next week:
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