Falcon scout at Maine pro day

The Bangor Daily News reports that at least one Falcons representative was on hand for the University of Maine’s pro day on Wednesday March 19. That rep was the team’s northeast regional scout Bruce Plummer. Plummer was among a handful of NFL scouts on hand to view four prospective NFL players from Maine. The main attraction was tight end Matt Mulligan. Mulligan measured 6’5″ 258 pounds, did 34 bench reps of...

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Falcons will work out Brohm

Amidst of a two-part interview with Chris Steuber of Scout.com, Louisville quarterback Brian Brohm indicates that he has a private workout scheduled with the Atlanta Falcons in the future following his pro day. Brohm is scheduled to work out at Louisville’s pro day on March 24. Previous reports indicate that the Falcons may have keen interest in Brohm. Updating another earlier report, Scout.com reports that Delaware quarterback...

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Falcons like Medder

GatorSports.com reports that the Falcons have shown interest in Florida offensive tackle Carlton Medder. Medder started the past two seasons at right tackle for the Gators. At 6’5″ 319, he’s known for his strength and run blocking ability, but needs to work on pass protection. He earned All-SEC second team honors this past season and is considered a potential late round...

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Falcons look at Langford and Hawkins

Ed Thompson of Scout.com reports that the Falcons have already conducted a workout with Hampton defensive Kendall Langford. Langford measured 6’6″ 287 pounds at last month’s Combine, where he ran a 4.97 40 and did 24 bench reps of 225 pounds. Langford is widely considered to be one of the premier defensive ends in this year’s draft class that projects to the 3-4 scheme, but likely would play defensive tackle in...

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Falcon presence limited at Ryan’s pro day

Charles Robinson of Yahoo! Sports reports that the Falcons only sent two representatives to the much-anticipated workout of Boston College quarterback Matt Ryan. Representing the team was director of college scouting Phil Emery and director of player personnel Les Snead. None of the Falcons chief representatives, including president Rich McKay, general manager Thomas Dimitroff, and head coach Mike Smith were on hand. Robinson also...

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Hall trade talks stall

The AJC’s Steve Wyche reported that trade talks between the Falcons and Oakland Raiders over cornerback DeAngelo Hall were close in that a deal was likely to be done within a day or two. But NFL.com’s Adam Schefter contrasted that report, indicating that negotiations have stalled due to Hall’s contract demands. The Falcons and Raiders have already agreed on compensation for Hall. The Raiders have agreed to send their...

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Falcons work out Forte

NFL.com’s Gil Brandt reports that Tulane running back Matt Forte will perform in a private workout with the Falcons today. Forte has been one of the more impressive running backs since the end of the collegiate season, earning Senior Bowl MVP honors and performing well in drills at last month’s Scouting Combine in Indianapolis. There, Forte ran a 4.46 40-yard dash time and did 23 bench reps of 225 pounds. That only caps...

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Hall to be traded to Raiders

ESPN reports that the Falcons have agreed in principle on a deal to ship disgruntled cornerback DeAngelo Hall to the Oakland Raiders in exchange for their second round pick. The deal is dependent on Hall agreeing to a contract with the Raiders. Hall is expected to sign a deal worth just under the six-year $57 million contract that free agent cornerback Asante Samuel signed with the Philadelphia Eagles earlier this month. Samuel...

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Elam will visit on 19th

Eric Goodman of Denver’s FOX affiliate KDVR reports that Broncos kicker Jason Elam will meet with the Atlanta Falcons on March 19 and 20 for a free agent visit. It’s been reported previously that Elam would likely show interest in the Falcons if he did not re-sign with the...

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Hall deal could be in works

Adam Schefter of NFL.com reports that cornerback DeAngelo Hall is expected to be traded prior to the draft. Two unspecified teams are reportedly showing interest and have begun discussions with the Falcons. Schefter indicated that one of the teams is “very...

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