After a busy day three, draft grades are out in full effect. But unlike last year when scouts almost unanimously panned Atlanta’s selection of A.J. Terrell in round one, this time the Falcons are getting nothing but love for taking Florida tight end Kyle Pitts.
As it turned out, Terrell wound up being one of the best first-round picks from the 2020 class, further reminding us not to take early reactions too seriously. CBS Sports’ 2021 NFL draft tracker released grades for all 239 picks, including each of the Falcons’ nine selections.
Let’s see which rookies lead the way for Atlanta.