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Atlanta Falcons still reportedly considering drafting QB in first-round

Jan 11, 2021; Miami Gardens, Florida, USA; Ohio State Buckeyes quarterback Justin Fields (1) against the Alabama Crimson Tide in the 2021 CFP National Championship Game. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

For the past few weeks we’ve been working under the assumption that the Atlanta Falcons wouldn’t be taking a quarterback with that No. 4 overall pick in the 2021 NFL Draft, but that may not be the case.

The Falcons restructured QB Matt Ryan’s contract and that sent a signal to those around the team that they were sold out to Ryan remaining a part of the organization for at least the next two seasons.