Atlanta Falcons NFL team blog by the AJC's D. Orlando Ledbetter

FINAL MOCK: Falcons projected to land Zack Martin

12:42 pm May. 8, 2014

All signs are pointing to the Falcons back standing pat before the draft starts at 8 p.m. tonight, but we’re projected a deal once things get underway.

When Houston goes on the clock, they’ll wait and

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Mock 4.0: Falcons to select Michigan OT Taylor Lewan

12:28 pm May. 7, 2014

[protected-iframe id=”62f3c7bd93ff7c274dbcdaaaa85eaf42-58441833-57875119″ info=”Watch video; width=”600″ height=”364″ frameborder=”0″ scrolling=”no”] We purposefully didn’t do 10,000 mocks during the extended pre-draft process this year.

That time was better spent on researching players, keeping track of the private workouts and

VIDEO: D. Led – Who the Falcons Will Draft at #6

3:10 pm May. 6, 2014

[protected-iframe id=”62f3c7bd93ff7c274dbcdaaaa85eaf42-58441833-57875119″ info=”Watch video; width=”600″ height=”364″ frameborder=”0″ scrolling=”no”] The Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s D. Orlando Ledbetter & CineSport’s Noah Coslov discuss the moves the Falcons may or may not make in the NFL Draft and the player that’s getting the most attention right now.


–A look at Louisville LB Preston Brown

–A look at Iowa TE C.J. Fiedorowicz

–A look at Texas OLB/DE Jackson Jeffcoat

–A look at West

8 questions for Falcons GM Thomas Dimitroff

10:00 am Apr. 30, 2014

FLOWERY BRANCH — Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff will hold his pre-draft press conference at 2 p.m. today at the team facility.

We have some questions for the general manager that I’ll send along with Michael Cunningham and

Falcons fans against trading up for Jadeveon Clowney

7:10 am Apr. 29, 2014

In the Falcons’ draft war room, calmer heads are going to prevail and they won’t make the trade up for South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney.

General manager Thomas Dimitroff is going to talk Assistant general manager Scott Pioli