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2017 NFL Mock Draft: Atlanta Falcons Select OL Forrest Lamp at No. 31

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With the 31st pick in the 2017 DBN Community NFL Mock Draft, the Atlanta Falcons select...

Forrest Lamp, OL, Western Kentucky

The selection and write-up were made by BrianB77:

After a tremendous season that saw them lose in the Super Bowl, the Falcons hold the 31st pick in the 2017 NFL Draft. Pass Rusher and Guard are the two most important positions for the Falcons to address in the first round of the draft. With the top rated interior offensive line prospect still on the board, the selection of Forrest Lamp from Western Kentucky was an easy one.

Lamp is an athletic and versatile prospect who started at tackle for four years in college, but will most likely find NFL success moving inside to guard. By moving Lamp, the Falcons will immediately upgrade a position of weakness and offer even more protection to their MVP quarterback. Lamp would also have an opportunity to play next to Alex Mack who has a track record of helping young guards improve their game at the NFL level.

Pokorny: I worry a bit about how the Atlanta Falcons’ offense will do without Kyle Shanahan coaching them this year, and that’s a statement I thought I’d never make after I saw his Browns-coached team fall apart in Brian Hoyer’s big year. From an overall perspective, Atlanta has more talent than most teams can dream of offensively, but Shanahan was the one guy who was able to bring it together better than anyone. I like the selection of a guard to build upon the key addition of Mack last year and perhaps one day try to rival what the Cowboys have in place.

The New Orleans Saints are up next, led by troy145.

2017 DBN Community Mock Draft Results

Pick Team Username Selection
Pick Team Username Selection
1 Cleveland Browns Menocu DE Myles Garrett
2 San Francisco 49ers unoservix S Malik Hooker
3 Chicago Bears CTBuckeye DE Solomon Thomas
4 Jacksonville Jaguars UberTater RB Leonard Fournette
5 Tennessee Titans npchristman CB Marshon Lattimore
6 New York Jets jdreyfuss S Jamal Adams
7 Los Angeles Chargers unoservix S Jabrill Peppers
8 Carolina Panthers MConley17 TE O.J. Howard
9 Cincinnati Bengals Mudville DE Derek Barnett
10 Buffalo Bills The Bottom! WR Mike Williams
11 New Orleans Saints makeaplay59 DT Jonathan Allen
12 Cleveland Browns mrwhitman QB Mitch Trubisky
13 Arizona Cardinals Crawford_T WR Corey Davis
14 Philadelphia Eagles Gin_and_Tonic CB Gareon Conley
15 Indianapolis Colts fjblessi ILB Reuben Foster
16 Baltimore Ravens Suppa Bob DE Taco Charlton
17 Washington Redskins OhioCityBrownsBeliever LB Haason Reddick
18 Tennessee Titans Legoman0721 WR John Ross
19 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Ezweav S Obi Melifonwu
20 Denver Broncos poultman OT Ryan Ramczyk
21 Detroit Lions Mean Ol' Pete LB Zach Cunningham
22 Miami Dolphins anthszabo DE Charles Harris
23 New York Giants impulseCTRLissues OT Cam Robinson
24 Oakland Raiders Ghenry518 ILB Raekwon McMillan
25 Houston Texans Darth_Batman QB Deshaun Watson
26 Seattle Seahawks michael.hamper OT Garett Bolles
27 Kansas City Chiefs The Beast Mode QB Pat Mahomes
28 Dallas Cowboys Matt Wood CB Tre'Davious White
29 Green Bay Packers Robo Dawg RB Christian McCaffrey
30 Pittsburgh Steelers fj holden CB Kevin King
31 Atlanta Falcons BrianB77 OL Forrest Lamp
32 New Orleans Saints troy145 RB Dalvin Cook
33 Cleveland Browns Ike5 S Budda Baker