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Falcoholinks: All the Falcons news you need for Thursday, Apr. 2

Links for the quarantine.

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A focus on the 2020 NFL Draft is the theme in Thursday’s edition of Falcoholinks. Dive on in.

Gurley and Koetter’s offense

Dirk Koetter has a pretty strong track record of putting together lackluster run games, and in Todd Gurley he has a new tool to work with to get the Falcons’ ground attack on track.

Falcoholic EIC Dave Choate took a closer look at Gurley’s fit in Koetter’s offense, and if we have any reason to think that the running game will improve in 2020. Here’s a hint: Runs up the middle!

Chattin’ Draft

The 2020 NFL Draft will go on as planned at the end of this month, and after over a month without anything sports-related going on, we’re even more excited than normal. ESPN’s Todd McShay’s latest mock draft will please many Falcons fans — and would be an impressive haul in the first two rounds.

The Falcons were able to fill a few holes via free agency, but there are still some glaring areas that have to be addressed in the draft.

The Falcoholic Live Ep. 102

The 2020 NFL Draft was the focus in this week’s Falcoholic Live, with Kevin Knight & Co. discussing Atlanta’s existing needs after free agency and whether cornerback is now the most pressing need. If you didn’t catch the live show, you can watch the full episode right here.