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OL Josh Andrews signed
The Falcons shored up some interior offensive line depth earlier in the week by signing former New York Jet Josh Andrews to a one-year contract. It fits the mold with the moves Atlanta has made thus far, opting for inexpensive vets on short-term deals rather than splashy signings.
Kiper’s Big Board
Mel Kiper has released his 2021 NFL Draft board, and in the vein of Kiper, it’s a bit wacky. We took the likely Falcons targets on his board and looked at how it may shake out based on his player rankings.
Scouting report: UCF free safety Richie Grant
We have three UCF alums on staff here at The Falcoholic — me being one of them — so it’s hard not to get excited about the prospect of safety Richie Grant landing with the Falcons. He’s widely regarded as one of the most talented defensive backs in this draft class, and our Eric Robinson has the lowdown on what Grant can bring to the table at the NFL level.
OTAs won’t start early
The Falcons won’t start OTAs early in 2021, as the league has instructed all teams that they are to begin on April 19.
The Falcoholic Live Episode 139
You know long snapper Josh Harris would jump in on The Falcoholic Live at some point, right? No? Well, he did this week — talking his history with the team he’s been with since 2012 and thoughts on entering a season with a new head coach and general manager.