With the signing of linebacker Deone Bucannon on Thursday, the Falcons have signed or acquired six former first-round draft picks this offseason.
Now, on the 90-man roster, the Falcons have 17 players who were selected in the first-round of the NFL draft. There are 11 on the offensive side of the ball and six on defense.
In addition to first-round pick cornerback A.J. Terrell (16th overall), here are the former first-round picks acquired this offseason:
- Deone Bucannon, LB, 27th overall, 2014
- Dante Fowler, DE, 3rd overall, 2015
- Todd Gurley, RB, 10th overall, 2015
- Laquon Treadwell, WR, 23rd overall, 2016
- Charles Harris, DE, 22nd overall, 2017
- Hayden Hurst, TE, 25th overall, 2018
Here are the other former first-round picks currently on the roster:
- Quarterback Matt Ryan (3rd overall, 2008)
- Center Alex Mack (21, 2009)
- Wide receiver Julio Jones (6, 2011)
- Guard James Carpenter (25th, 2011)
- Left tackle Jake Matthews (6, 2014)
- Safety Keanu Neal (17, 2016)
- Defensive end Takk McKinley (26, 2017)
- Wide receiver Calvin Ridley (26, 2018)
- Right guard Chris Lindstrom (14, 2019)
- Right tackle Kaleb McGary (31, 2019)
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