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This pick and analysis was written by CSC member and SB Nation blogger Dave the Falconer, from The Falcoholic. Thank you, once again, for your participation!


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With the twenty-fourth pick in the Canal Street Chronicles community mock draft, the Atlanta Falcons select...

Clint Sintim, LB, Virginia

Nothing that has happened over the last couple of months has changed my belief that Sintim is the best fit for the Falcons at 24. Having lost two starting outside linebackers in free agency and in desperate need of an upgraded pass rush, the team could do a lot worse at this spot than a guy who can start at outside linebacker in his first year and gets to the quarterback with the best of them.

Most importantly, though, is that Sintim has the potential to be a complete player. Average combine numbers aside, he clearly possesses the football intelligence and athleticism to be an asset in coverage and against the run. He already tackles well--a must for the ranting lunatic who runs SBN's Falcons blog--and he'd be a fantastic complement to second-year middle linebacker Curtis Lofton, who already looks like a budding star. The Dirty Birds have made their living off of strong linebacker play for years now, and I see no reason that should stop now. Sintim is the pick, and if we're lucky he and Drew Brees will get to know eachother very well next year.

The Miami Dolphins are now on the clock...

Current Mock Draft

Pick Team Player Position College CSC Member
#1 Detroit Lions Jason Smith OT Baylor MT_Always
#2 St. Louis Rams Michael Crabtree WR Texas Tech DeuceisLoose926
#3 Kansas City Chiefs Aaron Curry LB Wake Forest Satchmo26
#4 Seattle Seahawks Eugene Monroe OT Virginia MobileSaint
#5 Cleveland Browns Brian Orakpo DE Texas YESSaints
#6 Cincinnati Bengals B.J. Raji DT Boston College FriarBob
#7 Oakland Raiders Michael Oher OT Ole Miss Big and Easy
#8 Jacksonville Jaguars Percy Harvin WR University of Florida Drunk Monkey
#9 Green Bay Packers Everette Brown DE Florida State Sean McG
#10 San Francisco 49ers Jeremy Maclin WR Missouri Steve the fan
#11 Buffalo Bills Aaron Maybin DE Penn State BlackandGold4ever

#12 Denver Broncos Matthew Stafford QB Georgia Hustl504
#13 Washington Redskins Andre Smith OT Alabama natde1016
#14 New Orleans Saints Brian Cushing LB USC Saintsational
#15 Houston Texans Chris Wells RB Ohio State

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#16 San Diego Chargers Rey Maualuga LB USC

Walter FTW

#17 NY Jets Mark Sanchez QB USC

MobileSaint

#18 Denver Broncos Tyson Jackson DE LSU

SaintsDynasty

#19 Tampa Bay Bucaneers Peria Jerry DT Ole Miss

Steve the fan

#20 Detroit Lions Josh Freeman QB Kansas State

SaintsDynasty

#21 Philadelphia Eagles Knowshon Moreno RB Georgia

MtnExile

#22 Minnesota Vikings Eben Britton OT Arizona

SaintsDynasty

#23 New England Patriots Malcolm Jenkins CB Ohio State

Hustl504

#24 Atlanta Falcons Clint Sintim
LB Virginia

Dave the Falconer

#25 Miami Dolphins
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