Free Agency Slows & ATL Needs To Think Winning Draft

The Falcons could add a player or two at a bargain price this week, but they’ll certainly count more on hitting big in the draft, like they’ve done in recent years. (John Bazemore/AP Photo)

The Atlanta Falcons, up against the salary cap, haven’t been too active in free agency and most likely will have to turn their attention to enhancing the roster via the draft.

Sure, the Falcons did address one need by signing offensive guard Brandon Fusco to a three-year, $12.75 million contract ($5.5 million guaranteed). But that’s the only player the Falcons have signed from another team, thus far. And there’s no guarantee Fusco will have a major impact despite his 80 career games of starting experience. READ MORE>