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  1. NFC South under-the-radar rookies

    Pat Yasinskas

    Let's have a little fun and look back at the latter stages of the NFL draft. I'm going to pick one player from each team who was drafted after the third round that might end up getting significant playing time as a rookie. ATLANTA FALCONS De...

    Blog | May 01, 2013
  2. Blogger mock: Jamar Taylor to Falcons

    Pat Yasinskas

    With the No. 30 overall pick in the blog network mock draft, I just chose Boise State cornerback Jamar Taylor for the Atlanta Falcons. I know there are rumblings out there that the Falcons might try to trade up in the real NFL draft. But,...

    Blog | April 23, 2013
  3. Draft rewind: Falcons' five-year recap

    Pat Yasinskas

    A look at the NFC South's best and worst from the past five NFL drafts, one team at a time. ATLANTA FALCONS Best choice: Matt Ryan. The Falcons got their franchise quarterback with the third overall pick in 2008. That was a great start for coac...

    Blog | February 21, 2013
  4. NFL Power Rankings: Falcons No. 2

    Pat Yasinskas

    The end-of-season NFL Power Rankings are out and the Atlanta Falcons were a unanimous choice at No. 2. The Denver Broncos were the unanimous No. 1 pick. Although otherwise meaningless, Sunday's loss to Tampa Bay could have cost the Falcon...

    Blog | January 01, 2013
  5. Checking out the experts' picks

    Pat Yasinskas

    I went to check on the ESPN NFL Expert Picks expecting the panel to be unanimous in this week's games involving NFC South teams. But it turns out that's the case in only one game. The panel was unanimous in its choice of the Atlanta Falcons over t...

    Blog | November 15, 2012
  6. Experts: Saints, Panthers have no chance

    Pat Yasinskas

    It's time for our weekly look at the ESPN NFL Expert Picks. Each week, a 14-member panel predicts all the NFL games. This week, that panel is giving two NFC South teams absolutely no shot to win. The vote is unanimous on the Atlanta Falcons ove...

    Blog | September 28, 2012
  7. Running down the draft picks

    Pat Yasinskas

    As we get ready for the start of the NFL draft Thursday, let's quickly review which teams have what picks. After that, we'll turn to ESPN Stats & Information for a few draft notes on each team. The Atlanta Falcons have six overall picks -- ...

    Blog | April 25, 2012
  8. Falcons sticking in 'reality-check area'

    Pat Yasinskas

    His team is without a first-round pick, but Atlanta Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff said that really hasn't changed how the organization has geared up for next week's NFL draft. The Falcons don't pick until the second round (No. 55 overal...

    Blog | April 19, 2012
  9. Bucs have No. 5 draft pick

    Pat Yasinskas

    ATLANTA -- The Tampa Bay Buccaneers hold the fifth pick in the 2012 NFL draft, according to ESPN Stats & Information. The 4-12 Bucs tied the Cleveland Browns, but the Browns got the fourth pick because their strength of schedule was easier than th...

    Blog | January 02, 2012
  10. Hitting the NFC South hot spots

    Pat Yasinskas

    The NFL draft and its busy aftermath prevented me from getting a look at the NFC South mailbag for a bit. But it's time to catch up on the mailbag. I tried to pick questions that seemed to be on the minds of multiple readers. Brian in Surprise, Ar...

    Blog | May 07, 2011
  11. Draft Watch: NFC South

    Pat Yasinskas

    Each Thursday leading up to the NFL draft (April 28-30), the NFL blog network will take a division-by-division look at key aspects of the draft. Today's topic: history in that spot. Carolina Panthers The Panthers' top pick is No. 1 ove...

    Blog | April 07, 2011
  12. Looking ahead to compensatory picks

    Pat Yasinskas

    When the NFL holds its annual meeting in New Orleans next week, we are likely to find out the compensatory picks for the 2011 draft. This isn't likely to have big implications for the NFC South because the complicated system for determining picks ...

    Blog | March 16, 2011
  13. Atlanta Falcons, second-round pick reach deal

    Pat Yasinskas

    The Falcons have agreed to terms with second-round pick William Moore, an NFL source said Thursday afternoon.

    Story | Conversation | July 23, 2009
  14. The draft-pick value chart and Robinson deal

    Pat Yasinskas

    Posted by's Pat Yasinskas I've been getting lots of questions in the mailbag recently about the chart that general managers go by when working on trades of draft picks. With that in mind, I thought you might want to take a look at th...

    Blog | April 07, 2009
  15. Atlanta Falcons: Franchise player

    Pat Yasinskas

    Posted by's Pat Yasinskas Allen Dean Steele/NFL Deion Sanders was voted the greatest player in Falcons history. Readers' pick: Deion Sanders, CB I read what the voters had to say and my first instinct was to argue. Rea...

    Blog | August 18, 2008