3. Drake London 2022 1st Round Pick
Much like Kyle Pitts it is fair to wonder what numbers London could have put up with a capable passer at quarterback. London spent his rookie season as the primary receiver with Marcus Mariota as his quarterback until Kyle Pitts was hurt and Desmond Ridder was thrown in as the starter for the final four weeks of the season. London was the only reliable target for the rookie quarterback leaving a great chance he takes a leap forward this season.
London was the right selection for Atlanta considering their lack of weapons and the ensuing trade of Calvin Ridley. The team still needs depth at the position and it wouldn’t be shocking to see them add another high-impact player in the draft or free agency.
London finished the year with 866 yards and 4 touchdowns. With the stability that Ridder will bring to the passing game, there is zero reasons not to expect London to easily surpass 1,000 yards in the 2023 season and establish himself as one of the best young receivers in football. The only concern for London moving forward will be ball security after the rookie fumbled twice in key spots that cost Atlanta.