Falcons: Deciding which offensive free agents should re-sign or walk
Germain Ifedi, OT, Atlanta Falcons
It seemed like Germain Ifedi had a shot to start at right tackle for the Atlanta Falcons in training camp, but that idea quickly blew away. It is always a good sign when your backup offensive tackle played only a handful of snaps during the season. He could come back to play in the same reserve role but they will likely be allocating money to a different tackle.
Chuma Edoga, OT/OG, Atlanta Falcons
Chuma Edoga got to Atlanta just under two weeks before their opening game. Not much was expected of him and he ended up surpassing all of our expectations.
After a couple other players were injured at left guard, Edoga was inserted at the position and played great, until he got injured himself after one game. He can clearly play offensive tackle and offensive guard which makes him super valuable. The first player worthy of another contract.
Kaleb McGary, OT, Atlanta Falcons
This is the Falcons’ biggest free agent. After some really rough years resulting in his fifth-year option being declined, Kaleb McGary played his best and earned himself a big payday.
There hasn’t been much talk on if the Falcons are prioritizing him or not, but he proved to be a great scheme fit and plays a position that isn’t easy to find. I lean toward the side of paying him because you know what he is. He is a great run blocker and a solid pass blocker at a position you shouldn’t play around with.