5 things to know about Falcons' top pick Chris Lindstrom

What Chris Lindstrom had to say after getting drafted by the Falcons 

On how he found out about the pick:
“Thomas Dimitroff, Coach (Dan) Quinn, and Mr. (Arthur) Blank called me over the phone when the 13th pick was in. I was just waiting and just, just a dream come true. It's been a really special night.”

On whether he felt this would happen when he worked out for the Falcons: 
“It was a great workout a couple of weeks ago. I had a great relationship with the staff and everyone, and Atlanta was definitely the place I wanted to go and I'm just thankful for this opportunity.”

On whether they told him he would be starting: 
“I’m just trying to help the team. I’m just trying to come in and work.”

On whether he can start in the NFL: 
“I’m just trying to come in and work right now and try to be a great player.”

On whether he is more comfortable at left or right guard: 
“I'm comfortable at both. I think a lot of a lot of my game snaps have been at right, but a lot in practice in a left-hand stance.”

On describing his style of play: 
“I'm just a hard-nosed, dependable, accountable guy who's trying to finish people, but every play do my job.”

On who was present at his workout with the Falcons:
“Mr. Dimitroff, Scott Pioli, the head strength coach, Jesse Ackerman, offensive line coach, Chris Morgan, and assistant offensive line coach, Bob Kronenberg, so it was a special weekend.”

On how much inside or outside zone did they run at Boston College: 
“We ran a lot, and I'm thankful I came from a program like Boston College because I feel really prepared, going through this interview process and this whole process because we ran a lot of everything in our offense. We ran wide zone, tight zone, and we ran gaps games and outside zone.”

On how much interaction he’s had with Matt Ryan:
“He's come to speak to the team a few times so I've had a few, not one-on-one meetings, but he's come up and he's a great ambassador to be what it means to be a BC man and I'm thankful to be able to play with him.”

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