Atlanta Falcons - Best Number One Pick for Every Team in NFL Draft History
The city of Atlanta landed an NFL franchise in 1966 and their very first #1 was to no surprise a quarterback named Randy Johnson out of Texas A&I University. After going through many drafts of picking QBs, it wasn’t until 2001 when the Falcons drafted the dangerous Michael Vick that they had their first franchise quarterback. These days Matt “Matty Ice” Ryan has been at the helm since being drafted in 2008. Is Ryan the best #1 Atlanta has ever drafted? Perhaps Vick should get the nod. Neither I say. The best first-round pick the Falcons have ever made that paid huge dividends was drafting Julio Jones in 2011. Jones quickly became one of the best wide receivers in the league.
Honorable mentions: Tommy Nobis (1966). Nobis was also the league’s first pick overall. Claude Humphrey (1968), Bill Fralic (1985)
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Niagara Falls to be Illuminated in Blue in support of Damar Hamlin and Buffalo
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