The Atlanta Falcons are desperately trying to revamp their defense. To be frank, the Falcons defense has been pretty horrible the last few years. That's largely due to a lackluster pass rush and poor coaching. But Dan Quinn officially arrived last season and he's been working to find a remedy ever since.
The players are a big part of this process. If the personnel isn't right, then it's not going to work. That's why the team let certain players go and focused on improving the linebacker corps in the draft last month. The team had to let certain veterans walk, and ostensibly, that's what they did to Kroy Biermann.
The Falcons drafted Biermann in the fifth round of the 2008 NFL Draft. Because of poor roster management and inept coaching, he was often inserted into the starting role. But as his infamous motor slowed with age, Biermann fell out of favor with the fanbase. At the conclusion of the 2015 season, the team didn't attempt to retain him. He met with the Buffalo Bills in March but hasn't surfaced since. He's been busy living life, tending to his kids and taking fancy vacations with Kim Zolciak. He hasn't officially retired, and at 30 years old, he's arguably got something left in his tank. (Disclaimer: I'm not advocating anything more than a reserve role for him at this point.)
The addition of Derrick Shelby makes re-signing Biermann a near non-possibility, but stranger things have happened. If he's ready and willing to play for the veteran minimum when someone inevitably gets hurt, don't be surprised in the team looks his way. That said, this is a remote possibility, and it's one the fanbase would not be too happy about. But as the team transitions, perhaps there's a role he could play.
So what say you? Is there still room for Biermann?