FLOWERY BRANCH – The Falcons continued to give off signals this week that they will focus on improving the defense in the upcoming NFL draft, which is set for April 28-30 in Chicago.
1. Locals day. Former Middle Tennessee safety Kevin Byard, who was a surprise non-invitee to the scouting combine, is expected to highlight the Falcons’ locals-day workout Wednesday.
2. Safety clinics for Moms set: The Falcons have safety football clinics set up.
3. Top linebacker: UCLA linebacker Myles Jack visited the team on Thursday.
4. Floyd visited on Friday. Former Georgia outside linebacker/defensive end Leonard Floyd visited the Falcons on Friday. Falcons general manager addressed team’s reputation for not drafting players from the Bulldog nation.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s D. Orlando Ledbetter joins CineSport’s Noah Coslov to identify the players that the Falcons may reach for in the draft.
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