Unlike defensive lineman Michael Bennett, the Falcons don’t really need Richard Sherman, who was released by Seattle on Friday.
Sherman, who was never fast and was starting to grab receivers’ jerseys a bit too much, would be coming off Achilles surgery. He does know the defense, and there is a connection with Falcons coach Dan Quinn.
The Falcons also lost cornerback Jalen Collins, a former second-round pick, last season.
Sherman would be added for depth. He likely could play elsewhere and get a more lucrative deal.
Below are official betting odds on where Sherman will land, courtesy of Bookmaker.eu, one of the world's largest sportsbooks.
Richard Sherman's team for 2018 NFL regular season
New England Patriots +350
Chicago Bears +400
Oakland Raiders +550
Los Angeles Chargers +600
Tampa Bay Buccaneers +900
San Francisco 49ers +1500
Cleveland Browns +1500
Atlanta Falcons +1500