Falcons Sign Two Draft Picks Including First-Round OT Kaleb McGary

     

The Atlanta Falcons announced that they’ve signed first-round OT Kaleb McGary and fourth-round CB Kendall Sheffield to four-year rookie contracts on Thursday.

The Falcons have now signed all but one of their 2019 draft picks:

Round Pick Team Player Pos. College Note
1. 14. ATL Chris Lindstrom OL B.C.  
1. 31. ATL Kaleb McGary OT Washington Signed
4. 111. ATL Kendall Sheffield CB Ohio State Signed
4. 135. ATL John Cominsky DE Charleston Signed
5. 152. ATL Qadree Ollison RB Pittsburgh Signed
5. 172. ATL Jordan Miller CB Washington Signed
6. 203. ATL Marcus Green RB ULM Signed

McGary, 24, was the No. 31 overall pick by the Falcons out of Washington. Atlanta elected to trade up with the Rams to select him and exchanged their No. 45 and No. 79 overall picks. 

According to OverTheCap.com, McGary receives a four-year, $10,265,750 rookie contract including a $5,486,000 signing bonus. 

Lance Zeirlein compares him to veteran G Matt Slauson.

McGary started 53 games at Washington and was a two-time first-team All-Pac 12 selection as a right tackle.

 

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