Schultz: Falcons draft was functional

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The Jon Chuckery Show
April 28, 2019 - 12:48 pm

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Jeff Schultz, Columnist for The Athletic, joined Jon Chuckery and Randy McMichael on Sunday afternoon and discussed his views of the Falcons draft.

Schultz first explains how he graded the draft.

"Initially I was disappointed. I think you can justify going offensive line, I thought they'd go offensive tackle. The more I thought about it, it made sense. The question is did they overreach for these guys, we won't know for 2 or 3 years. I'd view their draft as functional."

Schultz then wonders just how much of a win-now draft this really was, "they knew if their offensive line didn't get better they weren't going to win this year," Schultz says. "The problem is offensive lineman rarely have immediate impact. There tends to be a tough learning curve with rookie lineman."