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the falcons have absolutely nobody at defensive end now and no first round pick.

They have a 1st.

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I don't understand I thought you had to pick whether you wanted to participate in free agency or the draft I didn't know you had the option to do both

what sorcery

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I guess our entire draft is going to the defense, which is probably going to be ish, but hell...we can score 40 a game with this offense.

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the falcons have absolutely nobody at defensive end now and no first round pick.

Bierman isn't a bad player and I'd much rather have the rest of the offseason to pickup a DE through FA or the draft to plug in (hello Freeney), rather than be us and have the rest of the offseason to have to pickup corners, safeties, defensive tackles, wide receivers, offensive linemen, and linebacker depth.

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Bierman isn't a bad player and I'd much rather have the rest of the offseason to pickup a DE through FA or the draft to plug in (hello Freeney), rather than be us and have the rest of the offseason to have to pickup corners, safeties, defensive tackles, wide receivers, offensive linemen, and linebacker depth.

biermann isn't a bad rotational player but he's not a quality starter by any stretch of the imagination.

i'm responding specifically to your original, extremely faulty assertion that the falcons have enough depth at defensive end to just push somebody else out there along with a rookie and that's going to pick up abraham's production as if it doesn't matter at all that he's gone.

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oh yeah and unless i argued specifically that i wouldn't want to be the falcons right now then whether or not you'd trade places with them has zero bearing on anything

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biermann isn't a bad rotational player but he's not a quality starter by any stretch of the imagination.

i'm responding specifically to your original, extremely faulty assertion that the falcons have enough depth at defensive end to just push somebody else out there along with a rookie and that's going to pick up abraham's production as if it doesn't matter at all that he's gone.

My point remains, they have much less to worry about than we do, and that is NOT okay. Losing Abraham is huge, but as I said, there are guys like Freeney still floating out there. That is their biggest need. We have a lot of "biggest needs."

And that wasn't the assertion I was making.

I was saying that they are making moves and will continue to make moves to plug in at the spots that they lost production from through those veteran releases. We have yet to do anything of significance and the top-tier guys are going quickly, many for much cheaper than what was expected.

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That wasn't the assertion I was making.

I was saying that they are making moves and will continue to make moves to plug in at the spots that they lost production from through those veteran releases. We have yet to do anything of significance and the top-tier guys are going quickly, many for much cheaper than what was expected.

that's not what i got out of this:

My guess is, if Gross was playing for ATL, he already would've been released if they had a options like Campbell behind him and the draft to choose from - just as they did with Abraham, Robinson, and Turner.

my exact point is that they have no quality starters at DE right now and they're going to be hard pressed to replace abraham's production regardless of what they do in the draft or free agency. is it really that hard to swallow? "just like they did with abraham" implies that there's depth there when there's demonstrably not.

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also if you think that what i'm saying here somehow makes me an apologist for anything we're doing right now then 1. lol 2. learn how to argue

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