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  1. Dave Choate just posted an article where he does not think the Falcons should go after Navorro Bowman. Here is the main body of his post: Falcons fans began asking me if Bowman was a possibility. My initial reaction was no, as it so often is, but I did give it some time and thought. I’m still no a day later, and I’ll explain why. Why it makes sense Even at 29 and coming off a major injury, Bowman is one of the league’s most reliable tacklers, a strong player in coverage, and a capable author of big plays. Adding him to the Falcons would give the team a significant upgrade to their depth, and if they felt he was a fit, they could ease Duke Riley off the field in favor of Bowman, and move Deion Jones around a bit with Bowman playing middle linebacker. From a pure talent and readiness perspective, adding Bowman to the team would be an upgrade at the position. Why it doesn’t make sense and won’t happen Basically every other reason you can think of. Bowman won’t necessarily come cheap, his addition would mean a snaps crunch at a position where De’Vondre Campbell and Debo need to be on the field, he’d get snaps at the expense of Duke Riley as the team is clearly trying to let him develop on the field, and Bowman himself would be unlikely to be happy with a part-time role in Atlanta. That’s a lot of potential reasons why the Falcons wouldn’t consider signing Bowman, and one big reason why Bowman might not be interested in coming here. I think Atlanta is a Playoff Contender and Bowman could potentially start for a Superbowl Champion. That would boost his value on the free agent market for next year when we hope Duke Riley would take over after sitting for a year behind Bowman! I also think Riley is too inexperienced right now to trust him going into the playoffs based on his play thus far and a general lack of tackling acumen. We are trying to win now and we should never look a gift horse in the mouth! Take Bowman and the Falcons to the Super Bowl!
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