#Falcons pick of #TakkaristMcKinley – hubris or just following their hunches?

Photo from USA Today on BruinsNation.com The  2017 NFL draft 'needs list' for the Falcons wasn't too much different from 2015 or 2016. Get a good edge rusher, and shore up the offensive line with players who could play right away. In 2015 the pick was fairly obvious. Pundits and fans alike thought Vic Beasley the … Continue reading #Falcons pick of #TakkaristMcKinley – hubris or just following their hunches?

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Is #Washington WR #JohnRoss fastest ever at #NFLCombine ?

Step aside, Chris Johnson. Possibly. Washington receiver John Ross unofficially ran a 4.22-second 40-yard dash at the Scouting Combine. If that number stands, it becomes the fastest 40 time in the history of the Indianapolis gathering of incoming prospects. Nine years ago, Johnson (who has played running back for the Titans, Jets, and Cardinals) cranked… Check … Continue reading Is #Washington WR #JohnRoss fastest ever at #NFLCombine ?

Big day by #Beasley leads way as #Falcons corral #Broncos 23-16

When the Falcons drafted Clemson's Vic Beasley #6 overall in the 2015 NFL they felt they had someone who would finally give them a legitimate pass rusher of the edge. This was something not present since the departure of John Abraham a few years ago. In his 1st season however Beasley had very little impact. … Continue reading Big day by #Beasley leads way as #Falcons corral #Broncos 23-16

Falcons miss chance to have dominant Defense by not drafting Randy Gregory

The Atlanta stood in the 2nd of the 2015 NFL draft with a choice. Draft a to fill a  'need'. Help to shore up their defensive backfield especially at the safety position.  A reasonable, conservative approach by a franchise STILL haunted by the departure 8 years ago of Michael Vick to a dog fighting scandal. … Continue reading Falcons miss chance to have dominant Defense by not drafting Randy Gregory