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How does Jeff Okudah Trade Affect Falcons Draft?

The Atlanta Falcons made a trade with the Detroit Lions on Tuesday to acquire former No. 3 overall pick Jeff Okudah.

Cornerback had been a popular pick at No. 8 in the upcoming NFL Draft, but with the acquisition of a cornerback with the potential of Okudah, how much does the strategy change for the Falcons?

On Wednesday’s episode of the Falcons Podcast, we break down what Okudah means to the Falcons, what his options are with his contract, and how this affects the Atlanta in the NFL Draft.

We conclude by running a 7-round mock draft that shows just how much things can change with one trade.

Mock Draft begins at 47:00, Watch or Listen Below:

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Scott Kennedy
Scott Kennedy is an Atlanta native and 20 year media veteran including time as Director of Scouting at, Managing Editor at 247Sports, VP Content Operations at Sports Illustrated and more. Scott has appeared as a recruiting and NFL Draft analyst on dozens of media including ESPN, NFL Network, USA Today, NY Times, and more.