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Falcons Free Agency 2017

Who is on the list of 2018 Atlanta Falcons free agents?

Answer: A few essential names, and a lot of guys who will be March 2018 decisions.

Falcons sign track star Garrett Scantling as a wide receiver

He’s a Georgia product, and he hasn’t played football since high school.

Is Dwight Freeney coming back to the Falcons?

Short answer: Wait and see.

Malcolm Butler to the Saints is the last major piece to fall in the NFC South

The Saints have a chance to upgrade their secondary, perhaps massively, but it will come at a cost.

Should the Falcons add Josh Gordon, even though they won’t?

Yes. But also no.

Taking stock of the NFC South’s improvement after free agency

Our staff roundtable weighs in on how the Falcons are great and everyone else is not.

Breaking down the Atlanta Falcons fullback battle

Who will win. WHO!?

Sean Weatherspoon posts cryptic Instagram that suggests he may return to Falcons

The veteran linebacker could be back, but you won’t necessarily get that from reading his missive.

A Closer Look: How Dontari Poe looked against his new teammates

The big free agent signing played against the Falcons last season. How did the mammoth nose tackle fare against their interior line?

How does the addition of Dontari Poe affect the Falcons’ defense?

The Pro Bowl defensive tackle was brought in to shore up the defensive line. How will Poe’s presence there affect Atlanta’s defense as a whole?

How the Hugh Thornton signing impacts the Falcons guard situation

He could be a starter, or he could be cut. The range of outcomes makes it difficult to predict whether the Falcons will still invest at guard in the draft.

2017 NFL free agency: Falcons add two fullback options to the roster

They’ll duke it out in camp, as they should.

Will the Falcons use Brooks Reed more as a linebacker in 2017?

The roster, as currently constructed, suggests that outcome.

2017 NFL free agency: The best remaining offensive linemen for the Falcons

Still a grim list!

With Patrick DiMarco in Buffalo, how will the Falcons address the fullback position?

It may not be a priority for this Falcons team.

Has Falcons free agency been a success in 2017?

Now that Dontari Poe is signed, it’s a good time to ask.

Falcons free agent tracker: Chris Chester, Jacob Tamme top players left on the market

There are still several former Falcons available for teams to sign. Will any return to Atlanta?

Falcons free agent grades: Dontari Poe gets high marks

You’d be happy to bring these grades home to your parents.

Falcons free agency: How much cap space does Atlanta have after Dontari Poe?

Not much!

Atlanta Falcons roster projection: Figuring out the 53 man after free agency

Who will be on this team?

Dontari Poe stands to make $500,000 if he can stay at 330 pounds

I’d go up to 330 pounds for $500,000, but I digress.

Dontari Poe has signed with the Falcons, now what does the team’s defensive tackle rotation look like?

Deep!

Arrowhead Pride scouts Dontari Poe, the new Falcons defensive tackle

The upshot: Poe does everything pretty well, flashes at times, but is inconsistent.

Dontari Poe’s Falcons contract is one year, $8 million

It can increase to $10 million if he hits incentives.

Report: Falcons land mammoth defensive tackle Dontari Poe in 2017 free agency

The veteran defensive tackle could be a difference maker for an Atlanta defense lacking strength in the middle.

Report: Dontari Poe now visiting Oakland, Atlanta still interested

The mammoth defensive tackle is enjoying his free agency visits.

How much cap space do the Falcons have after a week of 2017 NFL free agency?

We deliver the number-crunching done by others.

2017 NFL free agency: What is the deal with Johnathan Hankins?

The young defensive tackle has had a bizarrely quiet market.

NFL free agency rumor tracker for the Atlanta Falcons

Who is coming to Atlanta?

A Closer Look: Understanding Jack Crawford’s skills and limitations

The new signing can play multiple positions on the defensive line.

Who are the budget free agents at guard the Falcons might check in on?

There’s a few decent options out there, if the Falcons don’t want to sink a top draft pick into the position.

Dontari Poe headed to visit Miami Dolphins after stop with the Atlanta Falcons

#PoeWatch proceeds.

2017 Atlanta Falcons free agency primer and signing tracker

Free agency is going strong, and we’ll be keeping up with everything here.

Devonta Freeman is not going to be traded, per Thomas Dimitroff and common sense

You don’t trade one of the NFL’s best backs for pennies on the dollar, sources confirm.

Falcons snag veteran wide receiver Andre Roberts, who will likely return kicks and punts

Meet the team’s new fourth or fifth receiver and core special teamer.

Falcons bring back versatile defender Kemal Ishmael on one year deal

We warmly welcome back one of the team’s most versatile players.

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