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Falcons Top Fantasy Players

These are the top fantasy football players of the Atlanta Falcons as ranked by Average Draft Position (ADP) in PPR-format mock drafts.

Data as of March 3, 2024.

# Name Pos Team ADP Bye

Atlanta Falcons 2020 Schedule

Week Home/Away Opponent
1 Home Seattle Seahawks
2 Away Dallas Cowboys
3 Home Chicago Bears
4 Away Green Bay Packers
5 Home Carolina Panthers
6 Away Minnesota Vikings
7 Home Detroit Lions
8 Away Carolina Panthers
9 Home Denver Broncos
11 Away New Orleans Saints
12 Home Las Vegas Raiders
13 Home New Orleans Saints
14 Away Los Angeles Chargers
15 Home Tampa Bay Buccaneers
16 Away Kansas City Chiefs
17 Away Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Atlanta Falcons News

Kyle Pitts, Falcons Have A Lot Of Faith In Kyle Pitts

Atlanta Falcons general manager Terry Fontenot said that the team has a lot of faith in tight end Kyle Pitts now that he's fully healthy. Pitts played in all 17 games last year, but he wasn't fully healthy for much of the season after recovering from an MCL sprain in his right knee that he suffered in Week 11 of 2022. The 23-year-old former first-rounder had a frustrating 53-667-3 line in 2023, but he's already looking like a tight end to target in 2024 fantasy drafts. Not only will Pitts be another year beyond his knee injury, but Jonnu Smith is now gone, and new offensive coordinator Zac Robinson is expected to use Pitts all over the field this year. Pitts will be relatively cheap in drafts, too, so he's shaping up as an excellent value play. However, at the end of the day, how productive Pitts will be could depend on what quarterback Atlanta brings in.

Kyle Pitts player page.

February 27, 2024 3:16 PM EST


Calvin Ridley, Jaguars Want To Re-Sign Calvin Ridley

Sports Illustrated's John Shipley writes that the Jacksonville Jaguars want to re-sign impending unrestricted free-agent wide receiver Calvin Ridley this offseason, and there are plenty of reasons to think that Ridley wants to return as well. Ridley will be the top receiver on the market for several teams, so it won't be easy for Jacksonville to bring him back. Meanwhile, Shipley doesn't expect Jamal Agnew to return after being a valuable piece for the team the last three years. Ridley, 29, was suspended for all of 2022 due to gambling and returned in 2023 to catch 76 passes for 1,016 yards and eight touchdowns in 17 games. If he sticks around in Jaguars for a second straight season, he could improve on his numbers from a year ago with more chemistry with quarterback Trevor Lawrence.

Calvin Ridley player page.

February 27, 2024 2:33 PM EST


Kyle Pitts, Kyle Pitts Can Be An Asset In The Run Game

Atlanta Falcons new offensive coordinator Zac Robinson sees tight end Kyle Pitts as very versatile. He's mainly been used in the passing game and had 667 receiving yards on 53 catches in his third NFL season in 2023. Pitts can also be an asset when it comes to blocking in the running game, too. "We're not oblivious to the fact of his skill sets, what he does bring to the team from a receiving standpoint, so there are a lot of things that you can do to be creative and use his skill set in the pass game," new tight ends coach Kevin Koger said. "But with him and the way we're going to run the ball and the athleticism he does have, there are a lot of things he can do in the run game to help us out to win football games." It sounds like Pitts is going to be moved around a lot, and the new coaching staff should be able to use him more effectively than Arthur Smith did in his three years with Pitts on the team.

Kyle Pitts player page.

February 21, 2024 2:10 PM EST


Calvin Ridley, Jaguars Plan To Bring Back Calvin Ridley

The Jacksonville Jaguars plan to re-sign impending free-agent wide receiver Calvin Ridley this offseason. However, per terms of their 2022 trade with the Atlanta Falcons to acquire Ridley, their third-round pick due to Atlanta turns into a second-rounder if the Jaguars extend Ridley's contract. It means that the Jaguars need to wait until after the new league year begins in March to avoid giving up a second-rounder, because at that point any deal would be a free-agent signing and not an extension. It will also give Ridley time to talk to other teams during the negotiating window, unless he and Jacksonville work out a loose agreement and wait. The 29-year-old had 1,016 receiving yards on 76 receptions and eight touchdowns as the team's No. 1 wideout in 2023 and would most likely be most valuable in fantasy if he stayed with the Jaguars.

Calvin Ridley player page.

February 19, 2024 8:17 PM EST


Kyle Pitts, Zac Robinson Views Bijan Robinson, Kyle Pitts As Versatile

New Atlanta Falcons offensive coordinator Zac Robinson expressed his excitement about working with both running back Bijan Robinson and tight end Kyle Pitts in 2024, but he didn't go into specifics about how they'd be used. "I view those guys as versatile," Robinson said. "We will have formational versatility to move them all over and try to get the most out of what they do." Former head coach Arthur Smith was often criticized for not employing Robinson and Pitts the right way last year. Robinson, a first-round pick, fell just short of 1,000 rushing yards but made up for it with 58 catches, 487 receiving yards and four touchdowns in his rookie season. Pitts, also a former first-rounder, worked mostly out of the slot and finished with 53 catches, 667 yards and three TDs. With what's expected to be a much more aggressive offense under Robinson, both Robinson and Pitts will be more attractive in fantasy.

Kyle Pitts player page.

February 15, 2024 2:08 PM EST