Dimitroff: Opportunity For Falcons To Move Back In Draft


Atlanta Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff joined the Midday Show with Andy and Randy on Friday to talk about everything from the offseason to the combine and expectations for the 2020 season.

We've known the Falcons in years past to move up if there's a player that they value in the draft. But Dimitroff said the depth of this draft provides an opportunity for them to move back, something the team doesn't normally do.

"I think there's going to be a lot of really interesting action between (picks) 10 and 20," Dimitroff told 92.9 The Game. "And again, I would never count us out because again we're a team that has been active (in past drafts)."

"That said, it is one of those draft situations where, given some of the depth in some of these positions, it does set up the opportunity to potentially move back. And you know, as long as I've been here, we've not been a real active team moving back. But again, this year may be one of those years that you could truly look at that and obviously acquire a couple more picks in different parts in the draft to use up to pair together to get up, of course, in another round."

The Falcons currently hold the 16th overall pick.

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