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Carlos Hyde visited Atlanta Falcons
The Atlanta Falcons don't have a big need at the running back position with veteran Steven Jackson and all-purpose back Jacquizz Rodgers on the roster, but they could use another RB in the 2014 NFL Draft as quality depth.
2014 Atlanta Falcons Potential Draft Pick Profile: RB De'Anthony Thomas
De'Anthony Thomas from Oregon could be that kind of weapon, as well as being someone who gives the Falcons depth in the event that Julio Jones goes down again.
Is a Pro Bowl bid out of the question for Jacquizz Rodgers in 2014?
Look, I know this isn't a likely scenario. Jacquizz Rodgers, as awesome as he can be, is really more of a complementary piece in the Falcons' offense.
Towson running back Terrance West scheduled to visit Falcons
The Falcons continue to show signs that they will draft a running back in the upcoming draft.
Atlanta Falcons, San Francisco 49ers will host Storm Johnson
Storm Johnson is overshadowed by a different 2014 NFL Draft prospect from the UCF Knights backfield in top four QB prospect Blake Bortles, but Johnson is a talented player worth watching closely in the pre-draft process.
The Falcons Should Target A Running Back in the Draft
The Falcons currently have four running backs on the roster. Between Steven Jackson, Jacquizz Rodgers , Antone Smith and Josh Vaughan , you have one player who is starting-caliber when healthy, an extremely useful utility piece, a back with breakaway speed and Josh Vaughan.
MrKumbi's Late Round Gems: Buffalo RB Branden Oliver
Strengths: Oliver is a strong, compact runner with excellent balance and agility..
NFL Free Agency 2014: Chris Johnson To Atlanta Is The Rumor That Won't Die
A week ago, I tried to squash the idea that Chris Johnson might be joining the Atlanta Falcons via trade.
Smith still sees value in RB Jackson
The market for free-agent running backs hasn't been so great this offseason, although it seems like Maurice Jones-Drew is on the verge of a multiyear deal with the Oakland Raiders .