An Irresponsibly Early Atlanta Falcons 2012 Roster

ATLANTA, GA - JANUARY 01: Sean Weatherspoon #56 of the Atlanta Falcons celebrates after stopping a two-point conversion attempt by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers during play at the Georgia Dome on January 1, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia. The Falcons won 45-24. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

Ah, spring. That magical time of year where the temperature rises, the grass grows so fast that my ancient mower begs me to put a bullet in its mechanical head and I come out with my early stab at a final roster.

So here's my best crack at the final 53 for our beloved birds. It features all but one of this year's rookies and a couple of small surprises, and it's likely to be horribly inaccurate. I just enjoy seeing what you all think, and seeing what your final roster looks like.

And yes, before you ask, I did include Sam Baker.

After the jump, the whole chart.

QB Matt Ryan
QB John Parker Wilson
QB Dominique Davis
RB Michael Turner
RB Jacquizz Rodgers
RB Jason Snelling
RB Antone Smith
FB Bradie Ewing
WR Roddy White
WR Julio Jones
WR Harry Douglas
WR Kerry Meier
WR Kevin Cone
TE Tony Gonzalez
TE Michael Palmer
TE Tommy Gallarda
T Sam Baker
T Will Svitek
T Tyson Clabo
T Lamar Holmes
G Justin Blalock
G/C Peter Konz
G Mike Johnson
G Vincent Manuwai
C Todd McClure
DE John Abraham
DE Ray Edwards
DE Lawrence Sidbury
DE Kroy Biermann
DE Cliff Matthews
DE/OLB Jonathan Massaquoi
DT Jon Babineaux
DT Corey Peters
DT Peria Jerry
DT Vance Walker
OLB Sean Weatherspoon
OLB Stephen Nicholas
OLB Spencer Adkins
MLB Akeem Dent
MLB Lofa Tatupu
LB Mike Peterson
CB Brent Grimes
CB Dunta Robinson
CB Asante Samuel
CB/S Dominique Franks
CB Darrin Walls
FS Thomas DeCoud
SS William Moore
S Shann Schillinger
S Charles Mitchell
K Matt Bryant
P Matt Bosher
LS Josh Harris

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