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The Falcoholic Jul 15, 2016

Falcons LT Jake Matthews set to make a leap in 2016

One NFL writer thinks Jake Matthews could be a top LT in 2016. Being the number 6 pick comes with lofty expectations. Jake Matthews found this out a couple of years ago when the Falcons took him in the 2014 draft. Originally slated to start at right tackle, Matthews was thrust into the starting left tackle position when Sam Baker went down with injury in the preseason. Fans were hopeful, as Matthews has a high pedigree and was very technically sound in college. Then the ankle injury happened in the first game against the Saints, and Matthews struggled for the remainder of his rookie...

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