2018 NFL Draft

Atlanta Falcons NFL Draft
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The Midday Show
May 02, 2018 - 12:07 pm
A few days removed from the NFL draft, Rick and John give their NFC South draft grades and reviews. Rick gave the Tampa Bay Bucs a better grade for their 2018 draft because they had more picks than the Falcons did. John begrudgingly agreed so he wouldn’t be called a homer. They get sidetracked...
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The Bunker Mentality
May 01, 2018 - 4:53 pm
Andy came back from the break talking about his five takeaways from the NFL Draft, more specifically, the Atlanta Falcons. Andy gave one observation about the conclusion he came to, stating that he was OK with not drafting an offensive lineman in this draft. Falcons were in love with their roster...
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The Midday Show
April 30, 2018 - 11:40 am
Rick and John gave their final NFL draft grade for the Atlanta Falcons on Monday. We hear from Thomas Dimitroff talking about Ito Smith and Rick and John comment on the addition of the new players picked outside the first round. Rick and John averaged out the grade for the Falcons to be a B and...
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Dan Quinn
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April 28, 2018 - 8:51 am
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Coach Dan Quinn says the Atlanta Falcons want to add a fullback and a safety among their four picks in the final four rounds of the NFL draft. The team chose not re-sign fullback Derrick Coleman, the only player at his position on the roster, and it needs depth at safety...
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Isaiah Oliver
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April 27, 2018 - 9:54 pm
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons bolstered their secondary in the second round of the NFL draft Friday night, selecting Colorado cornerback Isaiah Oliver with the 58th overall pick. Still needing a defensive tackle after Dontari Poe left as a free agent, the Falcons decided instead to...
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Dukes & Bell
April 26, 2018 - 4:21 pm
D. Orlando Ledbetter, Atlanta Falcons beat writer for the AJC, joined Dukes and Bell Thursday to talk about what the Falcons will do at No. 26. The “Falcons dream scenario” would be a player like defensive tackle Da’Ron Payne falling to the latter part of the draft. If they choose not to move up,...
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The Midday Show
April 26, 2018 - 11:29 am
Rick and John talked about the revelations of Josh Allen’s tweets from 2012 and 2013 while he was in high school. They broke down what he tweeted and gave their opinions of his choices. Both Rick and John believe that Josh Allen’s stock will fall because of these tweets.
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Atlanta Falcons head coach Dan Quinn (left) shakes hands with General Manager Thomas Dimitroff
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The Bunker Mentality
April 25, 2018 - 2:31 pm
Tuesday night on the Bunker Mentality, Andy took a look back at last year's Falcons pre-draft press conference, just to see if there was anything we could learn from what they said leading up to the draft itself. As it turns out, they told us EXACTLY what they were going to do. What's even more...
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Eagles
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The Midday Show
April 23, 2018 - 12:39 pm
Rick and John wrap up the Midday Mock Draft onday with former Eagle Ike Reese from WIP picking 32nd. Reese didn’t completely disagree with Rick that the Eagles missed a window to trade Nick Foles after the SB win. He told us the Eagles weren’t getting the value for Foles in free agency that they...
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 Florida Gators defensive lineman Taven Bryan
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Jon Chuckery
April 23, 2018 - 11:48 am
Christmas in April comes this Thursday as the first round of the NFL draft kicks off in Dallas. So as not to miss out on the fun here's my fourth annual seven-round Falcons mock draft. The rules are simple... 1. Picks are made as is with NO trades factored in. 2. These picks are made based upon who...
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