Michael Cunningham: Terry Fontenot’s Saints work makes him good Falcons hire

It’s hard to evaluate Terry Fontenot’s ability as an NFL general manager because there’s no track record to judge. I can’t say how he will manage the salary cap, which is job No. 1 for the next Falcons GM. There are no trades or free-agent signings to evaluate. Fontenot’s NFL scouting background is on the pro side, not college, so there are no draft picks to scrutinize. But, at the risk of ruffling some feathers among the Falcons faithful, the best case for Fontenot as the team’s next GM is that he’s worked for the Saints for nearly two decades. The Falcons, a losing organization, seek a footb…

Read More

HEDGE accordingly