Very Young, but a Lot of Talent
Falcons training camp is officially underway and the dead zone clouds are gone for good. Most of the roster is set with stability and a veteran presence, but there are a few areas that are giving fans concern as the 2013 season approaches. Cornerback is definitely an interesting position to keep an eye on. Dimitroff significantly upgraded the CB corps in the draft after he moved up to take Desmond Trufant in the 1st round and followed it up by taking Robert Alford in the second round.
In addition to keeping veteran Asante Samuel and the surprise of 2012 Robert McClain, the Falcons finally have a good amount of young athleticism and talent. The big question is whether or not Dimitroff’s apparent philosophy to build from the outside-in will actually work. How good do the cornerbacks have to be when their is a major sense of panic that the pass rush will not get it done? A look at the Falcons cornerback corps