Scout Premium Content

Reviewing the draft: Atlanta Falcons

Number one wide out?

The winds of change are in full swing for the Falcons. Rich McKay brings experience and a great reputation as a general manager while first time head coach Jim Mora Jr. brings exuberance and potential. With a solid nucleus in place that includes recent first round selections Michael Vick and T. J. Duckett, many felt the Falcons needed to only tweak an already talented roster to get back in the playoff hunt.

With the eighth overall selection the Atlanta Falcons quickly nabbed DeAngelo Hall.  Hall was widely considered the best cornerback in this draft, as well as its' fastest player, and should have no problems breaking into the starting line-up as a rookie.  With time and development, Hall could develop into a shut down corner yet may make his biggest mark as a playmaking return specialist.  Atlanta... Recommended Stories

Up Next


28 Fans online
    Join The Conversation