Breaking news from Flowery Branch. The Atlanta Falcons are DEEP at the defensive line spot. For years this position was he one called out as the teams weakest link. But in just 2 years, things have changed. Atlanta, through shrewd drafting, coaching up current players and key free agent signings may have quietly assembled the best top to bottom D-Lines in the NFL.
Cat quick rookie DE Takk Mckinley from UCLA brings youthful energy and plenty of confidence, Grady Jarrett fresh off his record Super Bowl performance is becoming a quiet leader and poised to have a breakout year. Coveted free agent, massive Dontari Poe comes over from KC, and Jack Crawford from the Cowboys. Plus current players like Rashede Hageman, Derrick Shelby, and Adrian Clayborn all look fit and ready to take their games to the next level.
Atlanta’s offense may take a back seat to the Falcons defense in making the headlines in 2017. Stay tuned