LSU wideout Ja'Marr Chase earned some high praise Friday as his NFL draft prep continues, with a top evaluator calling him the "best WR prospect since Julio [Jones]." Despite sitting out the 2020 college football season, Chase is projected to be one of the top wideouts taken in this year's class. The B/R NFL Scouting Department ranked Chase as the third-best receiver in 2021 behind only 2020 Heisman Trophy winner DeVonta Smith and Minnesota's Rashod Bateman.
Now that we have actual free agent signings to discuss, I’ll be conducting a new video series evaluating the film of some of the most potentially impactful veteran additions. Over the past few weeks, I broke down the tape of former Panthers RB Mike Davis and former Washington CB Fabian Moreau. Today, I continue my look at defensive additions with safety Erik Harris.
Here are five receivers the Falcons could target in the 2021 draft without having to use a top-10 pick on the position.