Ranking the Atlanta Falcons top 5 positions of need in 2024

Ranking the five positions that the Atlanta Falcons must improve during the 2024 offseason

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4. Cornerback

Under contract: A.J. Terrell, Clark Phillips III, Mike Hughes, Dee Alford, Natrone Brooks

Cornerback could end up being a position that the Atlanta Falcons splurge on during free agency.

A.J. Terrell is on his fifth-year option while Clark Phillips enters his second season. The new coaching staff isn't likely to view Phillips as a shoo-in as the boundary corner opposite Terrell. Terry Fontenot may be looking hard for a number-two corner this offseason.

Mike Hughes could be released after he was able to steal Dee Alford's spot later in the season. This is a tricky and messy position. Keep an eye on what the Falcons decide to do here.