'The day of' Atlanta Falcons 2023 mock draft: ATL makes blockbuster trade

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The Atlanta Falcons' seventh round

. 44. player. . S. Oklahoma State. Jason Taylor II. 224

Much like the guard position, the safety position might look crowded for the Atlanta Falcons but you are building for the future and this could be a good long-term investment in the seventh round.

They have Jessie Bates, Richie Grant, and Jaylinn Hawkins which makes for a good group but they could benefit from having another good player to round out the position. Not to mention, Jaylinn Hawkins is in the final year of his contract, so Jason Taylor II could be his replacement. Taylor is a physical safety who could also spend some time at linebacker in passing situations.

. . Georgia Tech. Charlie Thomas. player. 44. LB. 225

Speaking of the linebacker position, linebacker Charlie Thomas gets to stay home as the Atlanta Falcons draft him to compete with their other athletic linebackers. Thomas is also an athletic linebacker who will have limitations in the NFL since he only weighs 216 pounds.

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