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The Falcoholic Apr 9, 2018
NFL Draft news: Falcons to host Nebraska QB prospect Tanner Lee

NFL Draft news: Falcons to host Nebraska QB prospect Tanner Lee

The Nebraska product has a big arm and some good traits, but needs to work on his accuracy. The Atlanta Falcons are confronting a pretty simple reality at quarterback at the moment: Matt Schaub is old (he’ll be 37 in June), expensive (he has a $4.5 million cap hit for 2018), and doesn’t offer enough outside of familiarity with the offense and a locker room presence to justify his presence on the roster. The Falcons may well carry him for another year because of his value as a veteran quarterback guru, but once his contract’s up after 2018, they’re unlikely in the extreme to bring...
The Falcoholic Mar 29, 2018
Will the Falcons look for a developmental quarterback late in this draft?

Will the Falcons look for a developmental quarterback late in this draft?

We have to be careful about reading too much into draft visits, but there’s some smoke. One of the great mysteries of the offseason—which has featured the Falcons cutting salary so they can...re-sign Derrick Shelby?—has been the fact that Matt Schaub is still here at his current salary. Schaub is a great locker room presence and a likely future coach, but he hasn’t thrown more touchdowns than interceptions in a season since 2012, and he last started more than two games in 2013. His experience might make him a better quarterback option than a rookie draft pick, but it’s not 100%...
The Falcoholic Mar 24, 2018
The Atlanta Falcons roster after the initial free agency flurry

The Atlanta Falcons roster after the initial free agency flurry

Atlanta’s still has some work to do before we can feel good about their roster, but some of those moves won’t come until April or later. With nearly a week of free agency in the books and the Falcons having made only one move of note, I thought it was a good time to review how the 2018 roster is shaping up and see what glaring holes still remain. Let’s do so now, and break down the offense, defense, and special teams as a whole. Scroll with us. Offense QB Matt Ryan QB Matt Schaub QB Garrett Grayson RB Devonta Freeman RB Tevin Coleman RB Terrence Magee WR Julio Jones WR Mohamed...

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