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2014 NFL Draft Needs and Potential Fits for Every NFL Team

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MATT MILLER (NFL DRAFT LEAD WRITER) ON NOVEMBER 6, 2013

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Atlanta Falcons

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The Atlanta Falcons' fall from the No. 1 seed in the NFC to a two-win season at this point has been surprising. But when you step back and look at the many needs on this roster, it's easier to see that the Falcons' current roster isn't a good one.

Getting healthy will help, but the team can't ignore many needs at running back, offensive line and defensive line.

Running Back

Current players: Steven Jackson, Jacquizz Rodgers, Jason Snelling, Antone Smith, Josh Vaughan

Best fit: Marion Grice, Arizona State (Round 2); Lache Seastrunk, Baylor (Round 2); Melvin Gordon, Wisconsin (Round 2)

Tight End

Current players: Tony Gonzalez (free agent), Chase Coffman (free agent), Levine Toilolo

Best fit: C.J. Fiedorowicz, Iowa (Round 3); Xavier Grimble, USC (Round 4); Arthur Lynch, Georgia (Round 4)

Offensive Tackle

Current players: Sam Baker, Jeremy Trueblood (free agent), Ryan Schraeder, Lamar Holmes, Mike Johnson (free agent)

Best fit: Jake Matthews, Texas A&M (Round 1); Taylor Lewan, Michigan (Round 1); James Hurst, UNC (Round 2)

Defensive End

Current players: Jonathan Massaquoi, Osi Umenyiora, Cliff Matthews, Stansly Maponga, Malliciah Goodman

Best fit: Jadeveon Clowney, South Carolina (Round 1); Michael Sam, Missouri (Round 2); Trent Murphy, Stanford (Round 2)

Defensive Tackle

Current players: Corey Peters (free agent), Jonathan Babineaux (free agent), Peria Jerry (free agent), Travian Robertson

Best fit: Anthony Johnson, LSU (Round 2); Dominique Easley, Florida (Round 3); DaQuan Jones, Penn State (Round 3)

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