Atlanta Falcons: 2018 NFL Draft Notebook Vol. 2
The Arrival of the 2018 Draft Season for the Atlanta Falcons
The Atlanta Falcons are starting to create a little momentum in the race to clinch a spot in the playoffs with their third straight win against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers but it is also the time of year where we as fans begin to see Atlanta’s strength and weaknesses that will need to be addressed in the upcoming off-season. We’ve seen injuries and miscommunication between players and coaches derail Atlanta more than simply being less talented than their opponents. Finding the right blend of schematic and personnel changes have helped the Falcons get back on the same pace they were a season ago.
More from Atlanta Falcons Draft
- Atlanta Falcons trade up for a quarterback in this full mock draft
- Atlanta Falcons: 3 trade packages to land first-overall pick
- 4 QBs Atlanta Falcons could target in rumored trade for No. 1 pick
- 3 Things Atlanta Falcons fans learned from Terry Fontenot at combine presser
- NFL insider says Atlanta Falcons will make play for No. 1 pick in draft
Thomas Dimitroff and the rest of the front office personnel have done an excellent job in the past with aligning the team’s needs with head coach Dan Quinn’s vision of what he wants from each position group starting with their skill players but the 2018 off-season may be a bit different from what we’ve seen in the past.
Issues ranging from positions depth to finding consistency week in and week out will have to be addressed for both players and coaches. Still from a talent prospective, Atlanta isn’t lagging behind many of the other top teams in the NFC but there are a few spots that could use an upgrade or two for the Falcons to be considered a true all-around team. Today I’ll try to help take your through a few highlighted areas in the 2018 draft where the Falcons may put their whole focus into when attempting to continue to build through the roster with better suited talent.