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How Close were the Atlanta Falcons to Trading Down

Atlanta Falcons general manager Terry Fontenot acknowledged he received inquiries about the No. 9 overall pick. The Falcons elected to take wide receiver Drake London from USC, but how close were they to moving down?

Fontenot answered that question on Thursday night.

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