7 Veteran receivers that Atlanta Falcons should sign today

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Dec 5, 2021; Atlanta, Georgia, USA; Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Olamide Zaccheaus (17) makes a catch behind Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback Carlton Davis (24) during the second half at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports

With free agency winding down and focus shifting to the upcoming NFL draft the Atlanta Falcons will have a window to bring in impact players on bargain deals. Receiver is the most obvious position that Atlanta could choose to address in free agency with the team still lacking an obvious answer for the position.

Cordarrelle Patterson and Kyle Pitts are the only reliable pass catchers currently on the roster. Atlanta will need to address the position both in the draft and free agency. Finding a number one option at this point in the off-season is only going to happen in the draft.  However, there are a myriad of veteran options still on the market that could have a significant impact on the offense.

With Russell Gage headed to Tampa Bay and Calvin Ridley suspended for at least a full season Atlanta’s current number, one receiver is Olamide Zaccheaus.

While Olamide has had great moments with Atlanta he is far from a starting receiver, he is a role player that Atlanta needs to replace.

Needing three starting receivers ideally Atlanta will find a number one option in the draft as well as bring in one or two veteran options. With this in mind, here are Atlanta’s seven best options left at the position in free agency.

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