10 draft picks to put the Falcons back on top

10:00 am Apr. 21, 2014

FLOWERY BRANCH — The Falcons are in the final stages of setting their draft board for the NFL draft, which is set for May 8-10.

They start offseason conditioning today. We’ll have some media access on Tuesday.

Also, several of the top prospects including UCLA linebacker Anthony Barr, South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney and Buffalo linebacker Khalil Mack are scheduled to visit Flowery Branch next week.

The Falcons have also been connected to

DEPTH CHART: Pioli and Nolan’s fingerprints on FA class

4:03 pm Mar. 12, 2014

Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff acknowledged that assistant general manager Scott Pioli and defensive coordinator Mike Nolan provided important background and character information on the free agency class.

Right guard Jon Asamoah and defensive end Tyson Jackson were drafted

NFL combine: Big Ten corners Roby, Dennard shine

3:40 pm Feb. 25, 2014

Two Big Ten cornerbacks from Georgia had strong workouts on the final day of the NFL scouting combine on Tuesday.

Former Ohio State standout Bradley Roby, of Peachtree Ridge High, and Michigan State’s Darqueze Dennard, of

5 players to watch in the Senior Bowl today

7:53 am Jan. 25, 2014

MOBILE, Ala. – In addition to heavily scouting the offensive and defensive linemen, the Falcons came away from their week of Senior Bowl practice impressed with three safeties.

(Also, there was more than a little