The Atlanta Falcons are hoping the strikes made this offseason can get them again to the playoffs.
Final 12 months was a troublesome season for the Atlanta Falcons. They noticed themselves as a possible playoff staff, however light late within the season. Issues have been defiantly made tougher taking part in within the robust AFC south division.
It gained’t get any simpler subsequent 12 months as groups just like the New Orleans Saints, Carolina Panthers and Tampa Bay Buccaneers have the expertise to compete for a divisional title. The Falcons want a powerful offseason to maintain tempo.
Atlanta has some ammo to make use of of their efforts to enhance the staff. This features a mixture of picks and money.
The Falcons have round $23 million in wage cap house for this offseason. Additionally they have a whole lot of draft ammo proudly owning the No. 14 draft decide with picks within the second spherical, third spherical, two within the fourth, two within the fifth, a sixth spherical and seventh spherical decide.
Just a few of the positions the place Atlanta wants assist will be deal with by way of the draft. These additional picks within the fourth and fifth rounds are prime spots to seek out working backs and inside offensive linemen.
Atlanta’s choice on use decide No. 14 might be an attention-grabbing storyline. They may focus solely on addressing a necessity or they’ll work on bringing in the very best participant accessible no matter their wants.
The Falcons might not have a whole lot of wage cap room, however they do have sufficient to usher in some expertise. They’re doubtless to make use of a few of these funds to retain a few of their very own free brokers too.