Mahomes led the Chiefs to the Super Bowl in his second season as a starter. Rodgers is still rolling in Green Bay and has a Super Bowl to his credit also.
Here’s what Josh Edwards of CBS Sports wrote about the pick:
“The Georgia native remains in local to play for Atlanta. The Falcons will welcome a new head coach and may not like the prospects of Matt Ryan long-term. As Ryan’s contract is currently constructed, it would be difficult for Atlanta to move on from him in 2021. However, the idea of drafting Justin Fields and stashing him for a year is not a bad option.”
CBS projects the Falcons to pick fifth. Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence, of Rome, went No. 1 overall to the New York Jets is this mock draft.
Falcons’ final three games
Buccaneers at Falcons at 1 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 20
Falcons at Chiefs at 1 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 27
Falcons at Buccaneers at 1 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 3
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