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Atlanta Falcons Cap Space, Draft Picks and NFL Free Agency


It is officially the NFL offseason, as all 32 teams attempt to figure out how they can win Super Bowl 58. The offseason begins with NFL Free Agency and the 2023 NFL Draft, where teams will look to build a competitive roster. The Atlanta Falcons are a team that has many holes to fill in order to be competitive next season.

Below, we will take a look at the Atlanta Falcons' free agents, the Falcons' draft picks and how much cap space they have heading into the 2023 NFL season.

When Does NFL Free Agency Start 2023?

Now that it is officially the offseason, many fans have the same question — when does NFL Free Agency start 2023? The 2023 NFL Free Agency period begins on Wednesday, March 15 at 4 p.m. ET. The "legal tampering period," where teams can officially begin talking with players and negotiating terms, will begin two days prior.

NFL Offseason Schedule 2023

There are many important dates on the 2023 NFL offseason schedule. Here are the most important NFL offseason schedule dates to keep track of.

Feb. 21 — Franchise/transition tag window opens

Feb. 28 - March 6 — 2023 NFL Combine

March 7 — Franchise/transition tag deadline (4 p.m. ET)

March 7 — College Pro Days begin

March 13-15 — Legal tampering period opens

March 15 — New league year, 2023 NFL Free Agency begins (4 p.m. ET)

March 26-29 — NFL league meetings

April 17 — OTAs begin

April 27-29 — 2023 NFL Draft

May 1 — Fifth-year option deadline for 2020 NFL Draft picks

May 5-8 — Rookie minicamp

May 12-15 — Rookie minicamp

Mid-May — NFL schedule release

Mid-July — NFL franchise tag contract negotiation deadline
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Atlanta Falcons Free Agency

The following Atlanta Falcons free agents were recorded on Feb. 17.

  • Lorenzo Carter
  • Kaleb McGary
  • Olamide Zaccheaus
  • Isaiah Oliver
  • Rashaan Evans
  • Bradley Pinion
  • Keith Smith
  • Erik Harris
  • Damiere Byrd
  • Germain Ifedi
  • Michael Ford
  • Anthony Firkser
  • Elijah Wilkinson
  • Vincent Taylor
  • Beau Brinkley
  • Khadarel Hodge
  • Nick Kwiatkoski
  • MyCole Pruitt
  • Jaleel Johnson
  • Colby Gossett
  • Matt Dickerson
  • Chuma Edoga
  • Abdullah Anderson
  • Liam McCullough
  • Rashad Fenton

Atlanta Falcons Draft Picks

The following Atlanta Falcons draft picks for the 2023 NFL Draft were taken from Tankathon, who also included projected compensatory picks.

  • Round 1, Pick 8
  • Round 2, Pick 45
  • Round 3, Pick 76
  • Round 4, Pick 111
  • Round 4, Pick 114
  • Round 5, Pick 162
  • Round 7, Pick 227
  • Round 7, Pick 248

Atlanta Falcons Cap Space

The 2023 Atlanta Falcons cap space was taken from OverTheCap on Feb. 17. The total base 2023 NFL salary cap space is $224.8M.

Heading into the 2023 NFL Free Agency period, the Atlanta Falcons' cap space sits at $56,575,855, currently. This ranks as the second-most cap space, giving them plenty of money to build up this roster.

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