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Todd McShay's mock draft gives Falcons a nice haul

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Todd McShay delivered what he's calling his "Grade A" mock draft, where he delivers picks purely based on what he feels is in the best interest of the team doing the selecting. I think this is one of the better mocks I've seen for Atlanta, truthfully.

Atlanta Falcons

Round 1 (17): Darron Lee, OLB, Ohio State
Round 2 (50): Hunter Henry, TE, Arkansas
Round 3 (81): Carl Nassib, DE, Penn State

Analysis: The Falcons were the worst defense in the NFL at covering running backs and tight ends last season, allowing 213 combined completions, according to ESPN Stats & Information research. Lee would help solve that problem with his 4.47 speed and outstanding coverage ability. At 6-foot-5 and 250 pounds, Henry would give QB Matt Ryan a much-needed weapon down the seam, while Nassib would help bolster a pass rush that generated just 19 sacks last season.

Lee's a little bit of a divisive player, and I remain unsure whether he'll ever be a true asset against the run, but the guy can fly and should be the best cover linebacker on the roster immediately. Henry is, in my humble opinion, the best tight end in the class and a massive long-term upgrade for the Falcons. Nassib is a bit of a project, but he's got the length and instincts to be a quality pass rusher down the line, and the Falcons could probably afford to ease him in with Derrick Shelby, Vic Beasley, and Adrian Clayborn getting plenty of time at end.

The Falcons don't touch safety with this class, but they get faster and better on defense and add a potential premier weapon on offense. No draft is going to be perfect when you only have five picks, but this is a damn fine start to one.

What are your thoughts about  the mock?