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Falcons Free Agency Update: Tight Ends

We take a look at the current status of potential tight-end free agents.

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If you're one of the many Falcons fans who was not sold on Levine Toilolo as a starting tight-end, you've probably taken a look at what else is out there. While the draft looks to be somewhat lacking in depth for the position, free agency this year offers several intriguing options. Here's a quick look at the status of each.

Julius Thomas

Arguably one of the better tight ends in the league, it looks like the Broncos will let Thomas test free agency. Considering the Broncos reportedly offered Thomas money comparable to Gronkowski and Graham, it sounds like Julius wants a huge pay day. While the Falcons could be interested, the price tag may be prohibitive.

Jordan Cameron

The oft-injured, but very talented TE for the Browns could be back in Cleveland, but only at the right price. Given the dysfunction of the Browns franchise, and their situation at QB, most expect Cameron to walk. The Falcons could be players, given Kyle Shanahan's recent history with the player.

Jermaine Gresham

It's looking very likely that Gresham will not be with the Bengals next year. The question with Gresham, though, is whether he is going to truly be a starting tight end, or will his struggles with injury and ball security keep him from being a consistent starter.

Charles Clay

This is a name that many Falcons fans have floated as a good option, it's looking like the Dolphins will be making an offer to keep Clay in Miami. While no deal is yet in place, the chances of Clay leaving the Dolphins appears to be dwindling.

Niles Paul

The smaller, but versatile, Paul is a player the Redskins may look to keep. Given the issues that Jordan Reed has had with staying on the field, it makes sense for Washington to try and keep the versatile and productive tight end.

What are your thoughts on the tight ends available in free agency?