Three unlikely draft day trade scenarios that would include Matt Ryan

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The Atlanta Falcons have had issues with their pass rush for ages and this trade does a lot to fix it. The Falcons will give up Matt Ryan, Takk McKinley and a 2021 fourth-round pick in a sign and trade deal to the Jaguars for Yannick Ngakoue and the ninth overall pick in the 2020 draft.

Regardless of what the fans might think of Ryan, there are quite a few franchises that would love to have him at quarterback. McKinley becomes part of the trade and is enticing as a former first-round pick who has shown flashes and the fourth-round pick is just a cherry on top.

The Falcons received a pass rusher who is still young and hasn’t reached his prime yet. Ngakoue has 37.5 career sacks in four seasons, having no less than eight sacks in a season and isn’t too far removed from a Pro Bowl season. A defensive line with Grady Jarrett, Dante Fowler and Ngakoue would work wonders for the Falcons especially since they must face Tom Brady and Drew Brees a combined four times next season.

Receiving the ninth overall pick might not net the Falcons Jeff Okudah, but there is still plenty of value at that position. Isaiah Simmons and Derrick Brown have been the mention of the names around that area. Most importantly, the Falcons would still get to keep their 16th overall pick to either draft another player or trade down to get more draft picks.