Falcons biggest hole to fill in offseason is defensive tackle

The Atlanta Falcons are in a good place this offseason. Many of its impact players will be back next year and the team doesn't have but a few positions it needs to revamp. One of those positions according to is the defensive tackle

Dontari Poe, Courtney Upshaw and Adrian Clayborn will likely be wearing different jerseys next season. The Falcons are looking for a fourth player join Grady Jarrett, Vic Beasley Jr. and Takk McKinley on the defensive line. 

“Having a young trio of Jarrett, Beasley and McKinley is a major plus for the Falcons, but they'll need to keep establishing depth along the defensive line if they want to go on another postseason run,”’s Charles McDonald wrote. “Atlanta ranked 28th in defensive success rate on short-yardage runs, which speaks to their need to get a bit more talented at the line of scrimmage.”

Atlanta decided not to trade for Pro Bowl defensive tackle Michael Bennett, but with other veterans on the free agency market, such as Sheldon Richardson and Muhammad Wilkerson, the Falcons still have a chance to bring an experienced player to Atlanta. 

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