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Falcoholinks: All the Falcons news you need for Wednesday, Jan. 13

Fact: Grady Jarrett can balance several mandarin oranges on his nose

NFL: Atlanta Falcons at Kansas City Chiefs Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports

Happy Wednesday, Falcoholics! We’re only 8.5 months removed from meaningful football. A lot can happen between now and then. With any luck, the Falcons will spontaneously transform into a competent football team. We shall see.

Our links are marinaded overnight and then pan-seared in a garlic rosemary-infused butter. Yum!

Guess what? Adnan Ikic dropped his last “fantasy stud and dud” of the season Tuesday, highlighting the best and worst fantasy Falcons in 2020. If you can’t guess the stud, well, good for you, because you must’ve slept through the season.

Falcons CEO Steve Cannon is a finalist for the Salute to Service Award. This isn’t Cannon’s first nomination, so it’s good to see him named a finalist.

David Walker is ready for the Falcons to take a big swing in their search for Thomas Dimitroff’s replacement. And to be frank, he’s right. The Falcons can’t afford another few years of mediocrity. Arthur Blank won’t simply won’t tolerate it.

On the latest Falcoholic podcast, Jeanna Thomas and David Walker tackled a pressing question: What does Matt Ryan’s future with the Falcons look like?

Rams exec Brad Holmes got a second interview with the Falcons. Along those lines, the Falcons basically have 3 finalists for their GM job. Look for them to make a hire in the next few days.

Who was the Falcons’ best defender in 2020? Our staff tried to answer that question in our latest roundtable.