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2022 Atlanta Falcons Roster under contract and projected depth chart


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Current Falcons Roster Under Contract for 2022 in Depth Chart form

Offense

QB 2 Matt Ryan/15 Feleipe Franks

RB 28 Mike Davis/42 Caleb Huntley

FB 40 Keith Smith

WRX 88 Frank Darby/86 Brayden Lenius

WRZ 18 Calvin Ridley/83 Chad Hansen

WRS 82 Austin Trammel

TE 8 Kyle Pitts

TE 46 Parker Hesse/89 John Raine

LT 70 Jake Matthews/

LG 77 Jalen Mayfield/

C 61 Matt Hennessy/67 Drew Dalman

RG 63 Chris Lindstrom/64 Ryan Neuzil

RT 76 Kaleb McGary/72 Willie Beavers

 

Base sets:

DL 97 Grady Jarrett/50 John Cominsky/91 Nick Thurman

DL 96 Tyeler Davison

DL 90 Marlon Davison/95 Ta'Quon Graham

EDGE 92 Adetekunbo Ogundeji/56 Quinton Bell

LB 45 Deion Jones/48 Dorian Etheridge/59 Rashad Smith

LB 3 Mykal Walker/49 Jordan Brailford

EDGE 93 James Vaughters

LCB 24 A.J. Terrell/35 Avery Williams/37 Dee Alford

RCB 34 Darren Hall/20 Kendall Sheffield/38 Lafayette Pitts/29 Cornell Armstrong

FS 32 Jaylinn Hawkins

SS 27 Richie Grant/33 Luther Kirk

 

Nickel Sets

EDGE 92 Adetekunbo Ogundeji

DL 90 Marlon Davison/95 Ta'Quon Graham/96 Tyeler Davison

DL 97 Grady Jarrett/50 John Cominsky/91 Nick Thurman

EDGE 93 James Vaughters/56 Quinton Bell

LB 45 Deion Jones/48 Dorian Etheridge/59 Rashad Smith

LB 3 Mykal Walker/49 Jordan Brailford

LCB 24 A.J. Terrell/35 Avery Williams

RCB 20 Kendall Sheffield/29 Cornell Armstrong

SLOT 34 Darren Hall/38 Lafayette Pitts/37 Dee Alford

FS 32 Jaylinn Hawkins

SS 27 Richie Grant/33 Luther Kirk

 

Special Teams

K

P 9 Dom Maggio

KOS

LS

KR 35 Avery Williams

PR 35 Avery Williams

 

Current Exclusive Rights Free Agents (Starters/Key Rotation pieces bolded)

RB #30 Qadree Ollison 

OL #71 Rick Leonard

OL #66 Colby Gossett

 

Current Restricted Free Agents (Starters/Key Rotation pieces bolded)

WR #17 Olamide Zaccheaus

WR #13 Christian Blake

TE #87 Jaeden Graham

DL #94 Anthony Rush

 

Current Unrestricted Free Agents (Starters/Key Rotation pieces bolded)

QB #5 A.J. McCarron

QB #12 Matt Barkley

QB #16 Josh Rosen

RB #84 Cordarrelle Patterson

WR #4 Tajae Sharpe

WR #9 Marvin Hall

WR #14 Russell Gage

TE #81 Hayden Hurst

TE #85 Lee Smith

OT #73 Matt Gono

OG #68 Josh Andrews

OL #69 Jason Spriggs

DL #98 Mike Pennel

DL #99 Jonathan Bullard

EDGE #6 Dante Fowler Jr.

EDGE #55 Steven Means

EDGE #91 Brandon Copeland

LB #52 Emmanuel Ellerbee

LB #53 Daren Bates

LB #54 Foyesade Oluokun

CB #22 Fabian Moreau

CB #26 Isaiah Oliver

S #21 Duron Harmon

S #23 Erik Harris

S #36 Shawn Williams

K #7 Younghoe Koo

P #19 Thomas Morstead

LS #47 Josh Harris

 

Obvious Needs Based on Rosters

Will update later.

 

Not so obvious future needs

Will update later.

 

Edited by scar988
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This team has so many holes it’s hard to pick a number 1 need.

Left Guard, WR, Edge, RB, Safety

Those are the top needs for me. But maybe Center and RT also fall into that list. There’s no way to get enough high draft picks to fill those roles so TF gunna have to hit in the mid-late rounds to get some players on the field. 
 

As much as I don’t want a 1st round WR, especially not at #8 it’s such a pivotal role for AS offense largely because of the blocking on the edge as well so I think we’ve gotta find a big body outside who can either win on the contested catch and be a good blocker, or can find a way to get separation and be a good blocker. 
 

To me you’ve gotta fix the trenches first but they may not have to be first and second rounders in order to emphasize those positions. But we’ve gotta have an offensive line that can at least stalemate in the run game, but ideally they’d move the pile and then can be adequate in the pass game. 
 

The DL has got to get a pass rush, I know you wanna stop the run first but without a pass rush we can’t win on 3rd down. So if possible I would take a bit of a chance on even situational pass rushers who come in only for pass rush situations. Ideally we’d find a Bosa or a Young or someone like that, but those guys don’t grow on trees. I really like the kid opposite 97 up in Michigan. Maybe we don’t value him at 8 since he seems to be just that situational pass rush guy, but he has counter moves, something this defense hasn’t seen since Dwight. Could we move back to 15 and still land him?

RB last year I wanted several different young guys in later rounds who all seemed to hit, so I’m hopeful for that to pop up again in research this year however I feel like skipping over guys like Rhemondre and several other backs was a missed opportunity. But we’ve gotta have a big guy back there, not just a large frame but that attitude. I don’t care if the back is 5’9” and can move the pile, don’t mean physically large I mean that style of back. 

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