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Will all the Falcons 2016 draft picks make the roster?

It's a question worth asking after the last several years.

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The Falcons only had six draft picks this year, and considering their real depth issues, it seems fair to assume that all of them will make the final roster. Will that be the case, though?

A little history: Last year, the Falcons cut seventh round pick Jake Rodgers, an Eastern Washington tackle, fairly early in the offseason. The year before, they cut seventh round linebacker Yawin Smallwood and fifth round cornerback Ricardo Allen, though they luckily snuck Allen onto the practice squad, considering he wound up being the team's starting free safety in 2015. There's precedent here, is what I'm saying.

I think it's safe to say the top four picks in this class will be safe, considering the quartet of Keanu Neal, Deion Jones, Austin Hooper, and De'Vondre Campbell all have considerable upside at positions of need. That leaves guard Wes Schweitzer and wide receiver Devin Fuller, the team's 6th and 7th round draft picks, as potential options there.

Schweitzer should be safe because the Falcons' really have no long-term options at guard, and he's certainly one of the younger and more promising options down the line (at least a reserve) almost by default. That leaves Devin Fuller, whose status with the team may hinge on how Devin Hester heals up, as well as how Nick Williams, Aldrick Robinson, and other bottom of the depth chart options at receiver fare over the summer. I think he's got a good shot of being one of the last guys on the roster and earning a returner job, but if Hester's staying, he could very well be going.

Ultimately, I think given the team's roster situation this year they'll wind up keeping all six guys around, but Fuller's the one worth monitoring. What say you?