The Falcons are keeping the players they need to keep

The Falcoholic
The Falcons are keeping the players they need to keep
The Falcons are keeping the players they need to keep

This piece started off as a “what a new Deion Jones contract means for the Falcons” article, but then I realized it was too blindingly obvious to bother with. Keeping one of the true stars of this defense, not to mention one of the best young linebackers in the NFL, is a huge win. The fact that they managed to get him locked down for less than a team paid C.J. Mosley is frankly astonishing. So let's take another obvious but important tack instead: The Falcons are doing the right thing by keeping these guys around, and they've done the right thing most of the offseason. I know, I'm as surprised as you are. For much of this team's history, you couldn't count on them acquiring, developing, and retaining

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