• Depth won't drive Dimitroff's thoughts

    Summary of 2 articles · Updated May 1, 2014
    "I would never question what we did in 2011," Dimitroff said. Some folks have criticized Atlanta Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff for the Julio Jones trade in 2011, saying that Dimitroff sacrificed team depth in the process. Reflecting on the Jones trade Wednesday, Dimitroff saw no need to apologize. Dimitroff's logic might be another indicator of his willingness to move up for a coveted player such as South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney , although staying pat at No. 6 is likely to give the Falcons a quality starter and impact player. "Moving forward, as far as gaining knowledge about depth, depth is very important. There’s no question about it. The Falcons' lack of depth got exposed in a 4-12 collapse a year after making it to the NFC title game. The team is, of course, impressed with the three players touted as the top three offensive tackles in this draft class: Auburn's Greg Robinson , Texas A&M's Jake Matthews , and Michigan's Taylor Lewan .
    Source: ESPN.com
    • Dimitroff talks top offensive tackles

      The debate will continue all the way up until next Thursday night concerning whether the Atlanta Falcons should target an offensive tackle or pass-rusher in the first round of this year's NFL draft. The team is, of course, impressed with the three playe…
      Source: ESPN.com

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