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Falcons 2021 second-round pick trending in right direction

The Falcons are going to be heavily reliant on their young players, particularly those from the 2021 draft class taking a significant step forward in their second season. Kyle Pitts is already one of the best tight ends in the game, and Ade Ogundeji looks to have the inside track at starting opposite Lorenzo Carter.

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Falcons: Jake Matthews checks in on PFF’s list of top tackles

The Falcons handed extensions out to two stalwarts in the trenches this offseason. Grady Jarrett being one and Jake Matthews being the other, who agreed to a three-year extension hours before the NFL’s legal tampering period began. Matthews has been an iron man along Atlanta’s offensive line and currently holds the longest consecutive start streak

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Falcons: Chris Lindstrom hints at finishing career in Atlanta

The Falcons don’t have many young players to build around, particularly along the offensive line. But Atlanta does have at least one big man fans will want around as long he’s willing to play for the Falcons — Chris Lindstrom. The Boston College product has been a staple of the offensive front since the team

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Reaction to Falcons first depth chart ahead of 2022 season

Ahead of Atlanta’s preseason opener against the Lions, the team released their first depth chart of the 2022 season. https://t.co/qCmrqW2shc — Atlanta Falcons (@AtlantaFalcons) August 9, 2022 Here’s my reaction to the three phases of the Falcons depth chart, courtesy of the team’s website OFFENSE Falcons depth chart Position Starter Backup Reserve Reserve Reserve Reserve

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Bears All-Pro Roquan Smith requests trade, should Falcons be interested?

Bears All-Pro linebacker Roquan Smith has officially requested a trade out of Chicago due to the Bears’ less-than-ideal negotiating tactics. Smith, who represents himself, has lost trust in the team and believes they’re trying to take advantage of him with a take-it or leave-it deal. Should the Falcons be interested? #Bears All-Pro LB Roquan Smith

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Kyle Pitts doing Kyle Pitts things in Falcons training camp

The Falcons went from one generational pass catcher to another when they traded Julio Jones and drafted Kyle Pitts in the same offseason. As the highest-picked tight end in league history, expectations were sky-high, but Pitts had very few issues during his rookie season, already establishing himself as one of the best in the league at his position.

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Falcons player with the most to prove according to PFF

The Falcons have several players that need bounce-back 2022 campaigns. Kaleb McGary has a lot to prove in a contract year. The former first-round pick had his fifth-year option declined and hasn’t lived up to his draft status. Still, there’s a Falcon with even more to prove — Deion Jones, who PFF believes has the most to

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Expect starters to play in Falcons, Lions preseason matchup

The Falcons approached the preseason in the first year of the new regime very gingerly, resting the starters in the hopes of minimizing injuries before the regular season even started. However, after being blown out by the Eagles in the season opener, Arthur Smith has reverted to the traditional approach. “I’m going to go a

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