Falcons gear up for 2022 NFL Draft
ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS46) — The Atlanta Falcons are taking their first steps toward a new season as the NFL Draft’s eighth overall pick.
Currently, the team has nine picks for the 2022 draft
- Round 1 - 8th
- Round 2 - 43rd and 58th
- Round 3 - 74th and 82nd
- Round 4 - 114th
- Round 5 - 151st
- Round 6 - 190th
- Round 6 - 213th
The Falcons have numerous positions of need: quarterback (or the team could go with Marcus Mariota as the guy for the 2022 season), wide receiver, edge rusher, offensive guard/tackle, defensive lineman and linebacker
“We feel very confident, excited and prepared, and we’re excited about what we’re going to be able to do day one, two and three because a lot of people have had their hands in it. A lot of people have put a lot of work into this,” said general manager Terry Fontenot
The draft, which will kick off Thursday at 8 p.m. ET, is being held in Las Vegas. CBS46 will be live in Flowery Branch to bring you the latest on which direction the team goes in the first round.
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