The Atlanta Falcons missed out on landing Deshaun Watson, but they've wasted no time addressing other parts of the roster. Atlanta went out and added to its pass-rushing unit by picking up Lorenzo Carter, who used to star for the Georgia Bulldogs.
Falcons Free Agency
While Carter has never had more than 5.0 sacks in a single NFL season, he really started to come on down the stretch in 2021. The 26-year-old put up 5.0 sacks, 8 pressures, 6 QB hits and 2 forced fumbles across his last four games of the season.
Atlanta brought him in on a one-year deal, but he could parlay that into a bigger contract if he proves last year's end-of-season breakout was legit.
Bringing in the former hometown hero seems like a great low-risk gamble for the Falcons.
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