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Falcons work out ex-Colts, CFL TE Nikola Kalinic

Falcons work out ex-Colts, CFL TE Nikola Kalinic


Underneath Terry Fontenot and Arthur Smith, the Falcons have proven an everlasting love for choosing up tight ends and Canadian Soccer League gamers. These two preferences could also be colliding once more, because the Falcons labored out former CFL tight finish Nikola Kalinic on Monday.

Kalinic, 26, has additionally labored out for the Browns and Packers this offseason after spending a part of the 2022 season on the Colts apply squad and energetic roster. Curiously sufficient, he returned one kickoff for them however in any other case didn’t pile up any stats in seven video games. If he did signal with Atlanta, chances are high good that the 6’5”, 256 pound tight finish would be a part of up as a reserve who primarily performs on particular groups.

The Falcons don’t have a totally settled depth chart at tight finish after Kyle Pitts, Parker Hesse, and Jonnu Smith, who’re anticipated to be their three high choices. Atlanta’s fourth tight finish might want to supply appreciable particular groups worth and a few utility as a move catcher and blocker, with Feleipe Franks, John FitzPatrick, and Tucker Fisk presently vying for that function. Kalinic’s blocking, stable sufficient CFL manufacturing as a receiver, and particular groups historical past ought to earn him a protracted look.

We’ll see if the Falcons proceed to churn the underside of the roster and add Kalinic, however I wouldn’t contemplate this tight finish depth chart a completed product forward of coaching camp, both approach.



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