Any Chance the Falcons Look at a Free Agent Receiver?
The Atlanta Falcons wide receiving corps is in somewhat of a transitional phase as it looks to the 2010 Off-Season. Once a great source of strength, the wide receivers have been depleted by injuries, age, and failure to find young players that could take advantage of opportunities. Roddy White is the obvious playmaker of the position, making two consecutive Pro Bowls and going over 1,000 yards receiving and almost 25 touchdowns in 3 years. White continues to beat coverages and double-teams to make plays on the field. Even without a legitimate threat on the other side or the slot (at least last year), White maintains the ability to stretch the field, make big catches, and get in the endzone.
Although Michael Jenkins only dropped 5 passes last year, he still only came away with a 57.5 catching percentage while being a big target a 6’4. The drops weren’t that prevalent by comparison, but they came at some of the most