Draft Central Migrated

You’ll notice that there have been a glut of posts added to the site. Well I’ve migrated all the articles and posts from our micro-site: FalcFans Draft Central over here to the main site now that the draft is over. You can still be able to visit the micro-site as it will remain up for some time in order to preserve all the links, but as the next few months tend to be the doldrums of the NFL off-season, I’ll be...

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2010 Falcons Free Agent Tracker

Tracking all the latest on the Atlanta Falcons in Free Agency. You can find an updated list of the Falcons free agents here. Make sure to follow us on Twitter to keep get info as it happens. Coming 3/16 – S Matt Giordano, FA/Packers (1 yr.) (story) 3/5 – CB Dunta Robinson, UFA/Texans (6 yrs.) (story) Going 4/26 – S Charlie Peprah, UFA/Packers (story) 4/19 – TE Jason Rader, retirement (story) 4/16 – RB...

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Falcons announce undrafted free agent signings

In addition to the eleven free agents listed on our undrafted free agent tracker, the Falcons announced four additional players on their official list. Joining the group are cornerback Dominique Daniels (Nicholls State), wide receiver Brandyn Harvey (Villanova), kicker Garrett Lindholm (Tarleton State), and defensive end Emmanuel Stephens (Mississippi). They join tight ends Leroy Banks (Southern Miss), Michael Palmer (Clemson), and...

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Grading the Falcons 2010 Draft

Now that I’ve had a day to let the draft sink in, everybody wants to start grading drafts. Well, here are mine: 1/19. LB Sean Weatherspoon, Missouri This pick didn’t have me jumping for joy, maybe because I expected it the minute Brandon Graham was snatched up by the Eagles. Perhaps I had set myself up to think we were going to fix our defensive end position with this pick. But that shouldn’t mean I’m...

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2011 Draft Preview
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2011 Draft Preview

For draft fanatics like myself, the minute this draft over, you start to look toward the next year. Here is my 2011 Mock Draft for next year. But instead of trying to predict where teams will be picking, I’ll just rank players based off their potential to where they could be drafted. This is not meant to be a comprehensive guide. There are many rising seniors and juniors I have not seen play that are top players, but this is...

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Undrafted Free Agent Tracker

Now that the draft is over, it becomes a flurry of signings as undrafted free agents quickly try to land homes in the NFL. We’ll be monitoring which players land with the Falcons. TE Leroy Banks, Southern Miss QB Tim Buckley, Alcorn State S Rafael Bush, South Carolina State S Gabe Derricks, San Diego LS Justin Drescher, Colorado LB Weston Johnson, Wyoming RB Dimitri Nance, Arizona State TE Michael Palmer, Clemson TE Colin Peek,...

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Falcons close out draft with Schillinger

The Falcons used their final scheduled pick of the 2010 draft, their lone sixth round pick on Montana safety Shann Schillinger. Schillinger (6′ 202) was productive while at Montana. He had 249 career tackles, most of which came his final two years as a starter. He also added 10 career interceptions. He stood out during the Texas vs. the Nation All-star week. He clocked a 4.53 40 time during his pro day in...

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Falcons take Meier in the fifth

With their second pick in the fifth round, a compensatory pick at 165th overall, the Falcons took Kansas wide receiver Kerry Meier. Meier adds size at the wide receiver position with a 6’2″ 215 frame. He could potentially move to tight end down the road if he continues to add bulk. He was very productive in Kansas’s spread attack the past two seasons, combining for 199 catches, 2030 yards, and 16 touchdowns. He began...

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Falcons trade up for Franks

The Falcons gave up their fifth round pick (No. 149 overall) and their second sixth round pick (No. 189)  to the St. Louis Rams to move up 14 spots in round five to get a cornerback, Dominique Franks out of Oklahoma. Franks adds some size (5’11” 194) and speed (4.46) to the Falcons secondary. He provided big plays on Oklahoma’s defense, scoring 3 defensive touchdowns during his career. He also adds value as a punt...

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Falcons take center Hawley

With their fourth round selection, the Falcons took UNLV center Joe Hawley. The Falcons worked out Hawley on campus in March, and obviously came away impressed. Hawley impressed with 35 bench reps at the...

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