Michael Cunningham: ‘Prime’ pick in QB-rich draft gives Falcons leverage to build roster

The best thing the Falcons have going for them is the No. 4 overall pick in an NFL draft with several top quarterback prospects and plenty of teams looking for one. “It’s unique with what’s going on with that position,” Falcons general manager Terry Fontenot said Tuesday. “But, yes, that makes it even more prime.” Fontenot’s ability to leverage that pick for maximum value will be key. That’s why I say trading down for additional picks is the best long-term play. But whatever happens with the No. 4 pick in April isn’t going to do much to help the Falcons in the fall. They don’t have many player…

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