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Falcoholinks: All the Falcons news you need for Tuesday, May 26

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Fact: Younghoe Koo can do a headstand with his eyes closed

Atlanta Falcons v Tampa Bay Buccaneers Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images

Happy Tuesday, Falcoholics! Have you heard about our new and improved links? They come with all sorts of accessories, including a poorly designed refrigerator magnet and mild hot sauce.

The NFC South will be a competitive division if football goes ahead as planned in 2020. We took a look at the current state of the New Orleans Saints. And I’m sorry to report that they appear to be quite solid at this point in the offseason. They still have to play the actual football games, and it’s anyone’s guess how those play out, so let’s just hope they fall off the rails.

Thanks to Desmond Trufant’s designation as a post-June 1st cut, the Falcons stand to gain about $10 million in cap space next week. Kevin Knight has been running down the remaining free agent possibilities for us, and yesterday he highlighted 3 kickers the Falcons may consider as competition for Younghoe Koo.

Free agent running back Devonta Freeman recently rejected a contract offer from the Seahawks that could’ve earned him up to $4 million in 2020. This led to speculation that he’d think about walking away from the game, assuming the money isn’t right. Given his injury history and the fact that he’s apparently been smart with his money, no one could fault him if he chose to walk away. But don’t tell Free that. In fact, Free took to Twitter yesterday to publicly call out anyone predicting his imminent retirement.

Fantasy football is hard. It’s particularly hard if you’re a sappy homer that always wants to see your team do well. Given that, where should you consider taking Julio Jones? Adnan Ikic tackled this question so you don’t have to.

The Falcons pass rush is, in a word, “lackluster.” So if any opportunity to improve their pass rush presents itself, and I do mean any opportunity, they have to entertain it. So will Thomas Dimitroff and company kick the tires on free agent pass rusher Vinny Curry?