DEPTH CHART: Where Matthews, Freeman fit on offense

7:23 am May. 14, 2014

FLOWERY BRANCH – Unsolicited, the Falcons’ brass kept making a point about there being an “open competition” throughout the roster.

They say that every offseason, but for some reason they seemed more sincere this year.

I think that

2014 NFL Draft: ESPN’s McShay on Falcons’ moves

12:49 pm May. 12, 2014

FLOWERY BRANCH – ESPN draft analyst Todd McShay shared his thoughts on the Falcons’ draft class today.

He liked the draft overall, especially the Matthews pick. He believes that the Falcons got first-round value when they picked defensive end Ra’Shede Hageman in the second-round. The Dezmen Southward pick in the third-round was a head-scratcher for him and he liked the pick of running back Devonta Freeman in the fourth round.

Here’s what he had

VIDEO: Reaction to the Atlanta Falcons’ 2014 draft

12:07 pm May. 12, 2014

Did the Falcons fail to address glaring needs in the NFL Draft or improve the team? The Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s  D. Orlando Ledbetter & CineSport’s Noah Coslov react to the Falcons selections. 


Round 1 / 6 — Jake Matthews, RT, 6-5, 308, Texas A&M

Round 2/37 – Ra’Shede Hageman, DE, 6-6, 318, Minnesota

Round 3/68 – Dezmen Southward, FS, 6-0, 211, Wisconsin

Round 4/103 – Devonta