Do’s and don’ts for the Atlanta Falcons first round pick

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Every Atlanta Falcons fan would like to see them draft Chase Young out of Ohio State. Not only is he the best player coming out the draft but he also fills a need that the Falcons need to address at pass rusher.

The only problem is if they stay at this spot in the draft, Young will be gone which means they would have to trade up to get him, which would not be the best idea. Here are some guys that can fill a void on the team that are talented as well.

Jeff Okudah– Ohio State

The secondary has been ravaged by injuries. Safety Keanu Neal is out for the year with an Achilles injury. Cornerback Desmond Trufant has been injured as well his play is never consistent.

While they have young cornerbacks like Kendall Sheffield and Isaiah Oliver, adding Jeff Okudah to this secondary would be a nice upgrade. He would be CB2 right off the bat and could end up being CB1 sooner rather than later.

Derrick Brown – Auburn

The defensive line needs help all over the place. If it wasn’t for Grady Jarrett, the  Atlanta Falcons would have the worst defensive line in the league.

Adding Derrick Brown would give Jarrett a partner in crime in the middle and would nearly eliminate any double teams Jarrett would otherwise face in the future.

While Derrick Brown has the size, he also has the pass-rushing skills to get after the quarterback, something the Falcons desperately needed.

Grant Delpit – LSU

Keanu Neal has missed the past two seasons with injury. While he is a playmaker, injuries at this level can make or break a career so why not draft an insurance policy for Neal and maybe even a running mate.

Grant Delpit is a physical player who always finds himself around the ball. He has natural instincts and compared favorably to former teammate Jamal Adams.