Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff and head coach Mike Smith will be part of the contingent working out defensive end/linebacker Andre Branch (6-4, 259) and defensive tackle Brandon Thompson (6-2, 315) on Tuesday at Clemson.
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Thompson, of Thomasville, is also a projected Top 50 pick by Pro Football Weekly.
The Falcons have the 55th pick overall and may have to trade up to be in the hunt for Branch or Thompson.
Thompson, a run stuffer, was a second-team All-ACC selection last season.
The Falcons traded away their first and fourth round picks of the 2012 draft as part of the Julio Jones trade with the Cleveland Browns.
2nd Round (No. 55 overall)
3rd Round (No. 84 overall)
5th Round (No. 157 overall)
6th Round (No. 192 overall)
7th Round (No. 229 overall)
7th Round (Compensatory Selection, No. 249 overall)
–D. Orlando Ledbetter, The Atlanta Falcons beat blog