MOBILE – Despite not having a first-round pick in the 2012 NFL draft, several members from the
Falcons’ personnel department and coaching staff will scout the practices and the 63rd annual Senior Bowl all-star game.
The practices start on Monday and the game, between the North and South teams, will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday at Ladd-Peebles Stadium. The NFL Network will cover the practices and the game. (CLICK NORTH or SOUTH to view ROSTERS.)
The Falcons traded away their 2012 first and fourth round picks to the Cleveland Browns as part of the deal for wide receiver Julio Jones last year. They retained picks in the second, third, fifth, sixth and seventh rounds.
Without a first-round pick, the Falcons hope to uncover a second-round gem. The Senior Bowl is a must stop for all 32 teams in the NFL and a key part of the pre-draft evaluation process.
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