Atlanta Falcons select Drake London 8th overall in the 2022 NFL Draft | SSM Atlanta Falcons Report


  1. ARK ANG3L
    ARK ANG3L 29 April, 2022, 00:38

    I wanted kayvon Jermaine or Jordan davis but I said they would go drake London and I wasnt all that mad because he is another big body to defend and you also got to guard kyle

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    MEDITATION & SOUL FEEDING 29 April, 2022, 00:42

    I feel like they pick him for they won't have to pay him like them top tier first rounders like ya sauce Gardner…..I kinda think it's a smart move but look out for them trading Grady jarret and goin back shopping in the free agent market

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  3. Wanda Quinn
    Wanda Quinn 29 April, 2022, 00:54

    What in the world bo?🤣 I wish we would’ve got Willis, we need a qb, I don’t like Mariota , injury prone, and not talented at all. The Falcons are a poor excuse for a NFL team, they only sign rejected coaches, and players. Sad!!! I feel sorry for them this season. We need a new coach, and Gm… ASAP!

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  4. Robb James
    Robb James 29 April, 2022, 01:12

    This pick just as bad as the Pitts pick last year. A complete disregard and refusal to acknowledge the real reasons this team consistently is missing the playoffs. Is the Falcons a team that just cares about winning or just selling tickets/tv time?

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  5. Dakari Dawkins
    Dakari Dawkins 29 April, 2022, 02:01

    Wasn’t happy initially but I’m cool with it now. The run on WRs means there’s a lot of defensive talent left. The fact that JJ fell says something.

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  6. Manuel Capomagi
    Manuel Capomagi 29 April, 2022, 02:09

    Probably was the most safe pick.
    He's a matchup nightmare and the mix with Pitts could be very intriguing.
    We could waste this pick but we didn't

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  7. Tony Wright
    Tony Wright 29 April, 2022, 02:10

    I’m not mad but we should have drafted DE Jermaine Johnson

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  8. Savage galla
    Savage galla 29 April, 2022, 02:10


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  9. Nick Guillen
    Nick Guillen 29 April, 2022, 02:30

    Let’s face it, Arthur Blank made this pick to put butts in the seats. Even if Pitts, London, and Marriota put up 45 pts a game, the defense is gonna give up 46. (I’m aware this is just the first round but first round picks are cornerstone pieces to built a team around and we’ve had offensive cornerstones for the past decade that only led to anemic defenses)

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  10. TaylorMade Productions
    TaylorMade Productions 29 April, 2022, 03:16

    London was the safe pick in my opinion. I felt the falcons were going offensive 2 of the first 3 picks I wouldn’t be surprised if they take Ridder or Pickens tomorrow

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  11. Misters Moore
    Misters Moore 29 April, 2022, 04:34

    It's not a bad pick in anyway. But, with a number 8 pick and talent on the board in positions that are not as deep as the receiver position in this draft, I would have liked to see them take a Jordan Davis, Devin Lloyd or Nakobe Dean. These players have natural intangibles that you don't find everyday. But Drake London has great film from what I have seen! I think with a strong drive and the will to win, he could pan out to be the perfect pick in this draft.

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  12. isaiah ' Davis Gamebreaker Media
    isaiah ' Davis Gamebreaker Media 29 April, 2022, 04:57

    Yo ask me this why didn't we go with kyle Hamilton, Charles cross ❌ or jordan 🇯🇴 davis this puzzles me

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  13. Wallace Smith
    Wallace Smith 29 April, 2022, 06:06

    What’s good Antwon I think this was a good pick bc he was one of the top 3 receivers in the draft and I think we got it right bc if Jermaine Johnson was that good why did he fall to the 25th pick to the Jets so did those teams that passed on him know something that we didn’t know.

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  14. Wallace Smith
    Wallace Smith 29 April, 2022, 06:10

    And if we didn’t drafted London we probably would have missed out on a top receiver bc after we drafted London receivers started coming off the board in which I was glad to see bc that means they’re going to be some good defensive players still on the board for tomorrow that we’ll be able to get so I think everybody just need to calm down and let’s see how the rest of the draft plays out and we have to be patient and trust the process.

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  15. Dewayne duffy
    Dewayne duffy 29 April, 2022, 06:20

    I don't like this pick 😕 I agree with you I give atlanta a D –

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  16. Big Grizzly
    Big Grizzly 29 April, 2022, 06:37

    8th overall for a #2 WR, with a no franchise QB. Looks like the falcons are building around WR's again….we will be lucky to get 4 wins this year. On the bright side we are gonna have a top 10 pick for the third year straight. Who ever made the decision for London need that Crip Mac D.P. ASAP

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  17. Joseph Wiggins
    Joseph Wiggins 29 April, 2022, 06:40

    We really did not need a wide receiver in the 1st round it's the defense we need to work on and finding ways to get to the qb and a pass rusher is one step we needed to move forward with jermaine Johnson should have been our guy

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  18. James Rickard
    James Rickard 29 April, 2022, 06:53

    Not my choice

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  19. Solomon Smith
    Solomon Smith 29 April, 2022, 07:17

    I felt Atlanta could have moved back got another pick and still got value these first two drafts have not made me excited about this GM so it was a C-for me there are stil sleepers at WR in Pickens ,Ross and Robbinson

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  20. Kelvin Woods
    Kelvin Woods 29 April, 2022, 07:19

    I think it's a good pick. We need a #1 receiver or at least more offensive threats for deep passing and someone who is big enough to help with down field blocking schemes when we are running the ball. With his height and length he only needs to and more muscle tone and find his NFL speed and you have just found your next Julio Jones replacement. The true question will he be able to produce #1 receiver stats? Time will tell.

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  21. Glory Hands
    Glory Hands 29 April, 2022, 07:24

    J Johnson is just r grant 2.0

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  22. Plants Health and Taste
    Plants Health and Taste 29 April, 2022, 07:54

    Not mad at the pick , wanted j johnson , but when he kept falling all the way to 26 , i was not upset because alot of teams pass on him till the jets traded up for him

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  23. Plants Health and Taste
    Plants Health and Taste 29 April, 2022, 08:01

    Last time i checked the Falcons do HAVE 8 more picks !! Damn it dont stop in the 1st round , 1st round defense picks arent always great picks , think about OUR best defensive players was a 5th round pick , grady jarett ! 2nd days is were teams gets GEMS !!!

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  24. Tyler Duvall
    Tyler Duvall 29 April, 2022, 08:02

    Seeing as we may have Ridley back next year, 100million in cap space, KP & Jump man Drake London, and a Qb of the future we are building something special. I like where it is headed anyway. GOTTA FIND DEFENSIVE TALENT LATE. This year is new for everyone, don’t expect or bite off more than us fans can chew, this is a move for the future. WE GOT LONDON ON THE TRACKK … 💸🥇

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  25. 7777WCG
    7777WCG 29 April, 2022, 08:08

    If it was between London or Johnson falcons dodged a huge bullet the last thing they needed was Vic Beasley part 2 and Johnson is going to be a bust he couldn’t make it in the sec and at Georgia and was only successful one year in a lesser conference and team

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  26. Fogo DaGreat
    Fogo DaGreat 29 April, 2022, 08:10

    I think any direction we went in was a good one. While I was on trade back grab an extra pick and draft Jordan Davis train. There’s absolutely no way I wanted to go into the season with Olamadie Zacceus as our number one WR.

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  27. 7777WCG
    7777WCG 29 April, 2022, 08:12

    Cross is the guy I would have taken but Arthur smith bread and butter is OL so if he didn’t like cross is it because he doesn’t think cross will be good. The other possibility could be Arthur is just as arrogant as Dan Quinn and thinks he can take someone like mayfield and make him a great OL player.

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  28. Isaac Ruffin
    Isaac Ruffin 29 April, 2022, 08:24

    The way I look at it is we could have gotten the 3rd best pass rusher or third best DB, or third best OT, but instead we got the best wr on the board. There are still plenty of great guys and we have a lot of picks, we’ll be just fine. Still some Dogs at edge left

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  29. MAC7
    MAC7 29 April, 2022, 08:39

    The pass rushers that were left. I don't think they were worth #8.

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    WILL THRILL 29 April, 2022, 08:50

    doesn't make sense. 18 sacks last season. we CANT stop a nose bleed. wtf

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  31. Jeff Moore
    Jeff Moore 29 April, 2022, 10:02

    Kyle Hamilton, Jermaine Johnson, and Charles Cross …….just sayin……….dont blow this draft front office…….

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  32. Scorpio2677
    Scorpio2677 29 April, 2022, 10:04

    Smitty I totally agree with you on that. I'm kinda iffy about this pick also. When I saw all of the top pass rushers go early. I just knew we were going to pick Jermaine Johnson. I feel like we should have bypass on receiver and went pass rusher.. Because hell, it's still some pretty good receivers left. For instance John Mechie and George Pickens. We can pick up one of them if not both in the 2nd round. John is a speedster and Pickens is a game changer. To me they're both better than London.

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  33. Verzel Gibson
    Verzel Gibson 29 April, 2022, 10:09

    B pluses

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  34. Nathan Hibbitts
    Nathan Hibbitts 29 April, 2022, 10:19

    I I think this pick will be good if we get a pass rusher next pick

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  35. jason patrick
    jason patrick 29 April, 2022, 10:47

    Well at least Pitts won't be triple teamed. It was a need that was filled

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  36. Broski Walker
    Broski Walker 29 April, 2022, 11:00

    Great picc WR was a big need . It’s still Alotta edge rusher out there 2nd rd . Pass Rusher class is deep.

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  37. josh montague
    josh montague 29 April, 2022, 11:19

    I don't 100% hate this pick but in my opinion I would have went maybe Kyle Hamilton and went WR on one of the 2nd round picks. Plenty of WR talent in this draft…

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  38. Karl Vincent
    Karl Vincent 29 April, 2022, 12:05

    I was just a little surprised by the pick but it also makes sense with Calvin being suspended. Plus I really trust that T. F.and A.S. Have a well rounded plan for what they want to do.
    Think about having Drake C.P and Pitts line up. Plus let’s say we get James cook today in the second round. And Defense after that. I feel that’s steps towards the right direction

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  39. King Louiś
    King Louiś 29 April, 2022, 12:20

    Honestly there was no wrong pick here at #8 but Drake London was the best pick here. Defense is deep in this draft o line and d line. This draft was no deep at wide receiver period

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  40. shavonnn swain
    shavonnn swain 29 April, 2022, 15:40

    Falcons wanna win, I told yall they were gonna get a receiver.

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  41. William Paul
    William Paul 29 April, 2022, 17:13

    The Falcons have finished last, next to last, or at least the bottom 5 in multiple categories on defense for the last 3years and even a new "regime" refuses to at least begin to build a legitimate defense. I know people will respond with the cap situation argument but letting the best young, athletic, and intelligent linebacker in the league get away from you was foolish if you're serious about building a championship defense. They should have just took the hit on Jones' and got something for him. Betcha they move him next year and only get a 3rd rounder for him, at best…

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  42. Aaron Starr
    Aaron Starr 29 April, 2022, 17:20

    We need offensive line to protect qb and open up space for a running backs

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  43. Stedmon Martin
    Stedmon Martin 30 April, 2022, 13:25

    At this point we need to trade the whole falcon front office. It’s like we go for mediocre players every we drafted could’ve got a better player at that position. Draft grade F because they all were terrible picks.

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