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Falcons sign complete 2017 NFL Draft class

All six rookies are now under contract. That was pretty quick.

NFL: 2017 NFL Draft Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

The Atlanta Falcons previously got Sean Harlow and Damontae Kazee under contract, and now they’ve inked the entire 2017 NFL Draft class. Remember when this used to be a drama-filled process?

That means every rookie will be present and accounted for tomorrow when Falcons rookie minicamp opens up, which is excellent news for both these players and the coaching staff. Rookie minicamp isn’t hugely critical, but it is an early opportunity for these young players to stand out, and for coaches to evaluate them.

Terms aren’t available yet, but we’ll have them once we get them, particularly for first round pick Takkarist McKinley. These rookies have the luxury of playing for a Super Bowl contender that has one of the more established roster in the NFL, but all should find their way into some kind of 2017 impact.

Congratulations to the full 2017 Falcons draft class! May they do great things in the NFL.