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ESPN.com Updated Apr 1, 2013Time for a run through some odds and ends from around the division: ATLANTA FALCONS In this Insider post, Matt Williamson has his grades for how teams have fared in free agency so far. He gives the Falcons the highest grade in the NFC South. No argument…Share TweetIt may be April, but the NFC South’s best rivalry is in midseason form. The New Orleans Saints just announced quarterback Luke McCown has signed with them after spending last season with the Atlanta Falcons. Presumably, the Falcons wanted to keep McCownShare TweetThe deal defensive end Osi Umenyiora signed with the Atlanta Falcons last week is salary-cap friendly. I just got a look at the official numbers on the two-year deal that’s worth $8.5 million. Umenyiora will cost the Falcons $3.75 million against this yShare Tweet
Atlanta's needs are very narrowWhile it seems like just about every NFL team will be using what’s left of free agency and the NFL draft to address multiple needs, the Atlanta Falcons are in a very unique position. At least on paper, they only have one hole on their roster. That’s aShare Tweet