2017, Round 1, Pick 26: Takk McKinley, defensive end, played in all 16 regular season games and the playoffs, recording 6 sacks and 15 tackles. What happened next? He is entering the second year of a four-year, $10.21 million contract.
Photo: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images
Photo: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images

The Bow Tie Chronicles:  A look at the defensive line 

In the 106th episode of The Bow Tie Chronicles episode, we discuss the Takkarist McKinley situation in Los Angeles and move into our offseason position-by-position analysis of the defensive line. Also, we discuss throwing a 60th birthday party for former Falcons coach Mike Smith, wide receiver Calvin Ridley making the PFWA All-Rookie Team, wide receiver Julio Jones making the PFWA All-NFL team and tight end Austin Hooper playing in the Pro Bowl. 

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