Falcons Quote of the Day: Lofton a Three Down Linebacker?

Dave penned an interesting read earlier today about the front office's repeated veiling. They're hard to read; but at least they're predictable.

DOL discussed Lofton's market value yesterday. According to Lofton's agent, the team does see him as a three-down backer.

The Falcons held talks with Lofton’s representatives here over the weekend.

Lofton has played 95, 95 and 99 percent of the defensive snaps over the last three years. When asked if Lofton was a three-down linebacker, Lofton’s Atlanta-based agent Todd France said, "I spoke to the team and they told me it’s ridiculous to say Lofton isn’t a three-down linebacker."

I'm thrown. Shortly after his hiring, reports emerged that Nolan didn't consider Lofton a three-down backer. And now this. To be frank, I think they'll re-sign him regardless. Nolan may not believe in Lofton's pass defense, and I can respect that. But at the end of the day, shifting Spoon over on pass downs isn't the most complex personal rearranging imaginable.

Who do you believe? Discuss!

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