• Draft day: Falcons' time to get tougher

    Summary of 9 articles · Updated May 9, 2014
    Source: ESPN.com
    • OT Matthews what Falcons needed

      FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- The Atlanta Falcons had a plan all along, and the plan worked out in the end. For all the talk about possibly trading up to the No. 1 overall selection to pick coveted pass-rusher Jadeveon Clowney, I don't believe that was truly e…
    • Falcons Go O-Line; Take Jake Matthews w/ 6th Pick In NFL Draft

      The Falcons got help for Matt Ryan on Thursday, taking OT Jake Matthews with the 6th pick in the NFL Draft.
    • Don’t rule out a wideout for Falcons at No. 6

      There’s a chance that, by the time the Falcons use the sixth pick in the draft, Jadeveon Clowney, Khalil Mack, Greg Robinson, and Jake Matthews will be gone. So what will the Falcons do at No. 6? Many presume they wouldn’t take a receiver, due to the pr…
  • Falcons tried to trade back into first round

    The Falcons made frequent appearances in rumors about trading up for the first overall pick during the weeks before the draft, but they wound up staying put at No. 6 when Thursday night finally rolled around. That didn’t end their night, though. General…
    • Dimitroff: Falcons wanted back in first

      FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- The Atlanta Falcons indeed wanted to trade up on Day 1 of the NFL draft, but they wanted to do so after already selecting offensive tackle Jake Matthews at No. 6. General manager Thomas Dimitroff admitted he wanted to trade back i…
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Dimitroff calls trade up to No. 1 “highly unlikely”

      There are but a couple of hours left until the first pick of the NFL Draft is announced and it continues to look like the team that earned it with their play on the field will be the team that exercises it on Thursday night. Falcons General Manager Thom…

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