The Atlanta Falcons are heading into the 2020 NFL Draft looking to fill some major holes within the roster. The front office did a nice job of finding three starters via free agency and now they must do the same thing in the draft.
As we know, Atlanta Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff has had some really bad drafts over the last 12 seasons but given what has transpired over the last month, there is at least a glimmer of hope that he nails the draft.
Despite missing on his initial draft picks, Dimitroff has done a really good job of finding above-average starters late in the draft and this draft will be no different. There is plenty of depth at certain spots in this draft and that will bode well for the Atlanta Falcons.
If the Falcons look to bolster the defensive line and secondary in the first three rounds, here are several picks in the later rounds that can come in and add depth as well possible a starter or two in rounds four through seven.
Solomon Kindley, OG, UGA
Solomon Kindley is an absolute force in the middle at 6-foot-4 and 336 pounds. Currently, the Atlanta Falcons have former first-round pick James Carpenter slated as the starting left guard with newly acquired Justin McCray to back him up but there is room for a guy like Kindley.
Whether he backs up both guard spots or beats out Carpenter, he will be a steal in the fourth round for whichever team takes him. Make no mistake about it, he will be available when the
Falcons draft in the fourth round.
After most of the big-name free agents signed, the odds to win Super Bowl 55 here shifted a lot for one team in particular. The defending champion Chiefs remain favored at roughly +600, followed by the Ravens at around +750, the 49ers at +900, and the Saints at +1100. But now, the top-five is rounded out by the Tom Brady-led Buccaneers (+1500), even though they reside in the same division as New Orleans and struggled immensely running the ball last year.