- With the 11th pick of the third round (75th overall), the Falcons selected LB Duke Riley from LSU.
- Riley profiles as a strong coverage linebacker in Atlanta’s athletic defense; he allowed just 0.42 yards per snap in coverage last season, the second-best of any SEC inside linebacker.
- Riley did not become a starter until last season, but he earned positive grades for both run defense and pass coverage.
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Falcons add LB Duke Riley in 3rd round
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