Atlanta Falcons take Vic Beasley with 8th pick in NFL Draft

The Atlanta Falcons have struggled on defense for the last four seasons only accumulating 116 sacks over that time. That's the fewest in the league over that time. Beasley is one of only two players to record double-digit sacks in the last two seasons and will bring the pass rush that Atlanta desperately needs. With Dan Quinn as the head coach —- a known defensive mind —- Beasley has a great chance to blossom and become an even better player under the former defensive coordinator.

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And this was also the second player in two years to get taken top 10 for the Clemson Tigers: