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'Leveling up': Richie Grant, Jaylinn Hawkins working together to prep for golden opportunity

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. – Richie Grant and Jaylinn Hawkins spend much of their working days talking shop. The conversation starts in Falcons' meeting rooms and continues on the field between play call and snap, where the young safety duo must communicate with each other and their teammates on how to adjust to and then combat the offense working against them.
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Dean Pees: Expect larger role for Falcons second round pick Richie Grant

The Falcons didn’t get much out of their 2021 rookie class. Outside of Kyle Pitts, Atlanta’s first draft class under the new regime either didn’t affect the game at all or negatively affected it. If the team is to compete on any level in 2022, they need a lot more out of that crop of players. Arthur Smith knows that better than anyone. Richie Grant, in particular, needs to have a monumental sophomore leap.

Atlanta Falcons Complete 2021 Rookie Class Grades Feat. Richie Grant, Frank Darby & Avery Williams

As the 2021 NFL season comes to an end, it’s time to grade the Atlanta Falcons’ 2021 rookie class! Kyle Pitts leads the way as the 4th overall pick in the 2021 NFL Draft, and people like Richie Geant, Frank Darby and Avery Williams contributed more than expected in the 2021 season. Players like Ta’Quon Graham and Ode Ogundeji impressed in their rookie seasons, and will be looking to build on it in 2022 with head coach Arthur Smith and GM Terry Fontenot looking to upgrade the roster in the offseason. #NFL
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Falcons 2021 rookie review: Safety Richie Grant

Arguably no prospect had more tantalizing appeal in the 2021 NFL Draft than Kyle Pitts, but the qualities second-round pick Richie Grant brought to the table had fans strongly anticipating his first season. Atlanta traded down five spots before taking Grant – ultimately netting the team offensive lineman Drew Dalman – but the UCF prospect fit a clear need and looked to have a high ceiling as a playmaker at the next level.

Evaluating Richie Grant, Jaylinn Hawkins future Falcons Breakdown

Arguably the biggest question facing the Falcons safety group is the future of Richie Grant, who played mostly cornerback in 2021. Kris Rhim. Editor's note:This story is a part of the Falcons Breakdown series, which evaluates each position group and how it will it look for next season. The Falcons...

Falcons Rookie Review: Richie Grant

This is the second installment of a series reviewing Terry Fontenot and Arthur Smith’s first draft class in Atlanta, which included a total of nine players. We’ll go chronologically through these draft picks in the order they were selected; next up is the Falcons’ second-round pick that rarely saw the field.