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NFL Draft 2011: Atlanta Falcons News, Rumors and Predictions

March 31, 2011   ·   Jon Gilbert   ·   Jump to comments

In less than a month, all of the 2011 NFL Draft chatter will be silenced by...the draft itself. Imagine that?
Coming off a NFC South championship and a NFC Divisional Round playoff game, the Atlanta Falcons have their attention on filling some gaps to take them to the next step. John Abraham is aging, yet he is the only dangerous pass rush threat. The Falcons will undoubtedly look to the draft to help in this area.
The receiving corps also need to be addressed. Roddy White is spectacular, but Harry Douglas is in a contract year. Michael Jenkins is solid but is the final capable wideout for Atlanta. Tony Gonzalez is a free agent and is considering retirement if the 2011 season is lost to a work stoppage.
Is there a chance that Atlanta would make a move for Georgia's A.J. Green?
The Dirty Birds have some questions to answer to solidify their spot at the top of the NFC South. Let's look into the draft buzz surrounding the Falcons.
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