Weight: 249 lbs
40-Yard Dash Time: 4.59
One other stat: 10.0 sacks last season at UCLA
How He Fits: McKinley is a versatile athlete with great size and enthusiasm. He will slide into Dan Quinn’s defensive system with ease as a pure outside pass rusher opposite of Vic Beasley. His ability to get around the
Until Beasley lead the league in sacks last season, Atlanta got by and struggled with a non-existent pass rush. Dan Quinn has made every effort to change the identity of the defensive line. The Falcons are keen on maintaining the pass rush next year. Fans should be excited with McKinley’s mindset, telling Suzy Kolber after getting drafted, “Get to the quarterback, get to the quarterback, get to the quarterback…that’s all that matters.”
What’d they give up to move up?
The Falcons traded their 31st pick as well as a 3rd & 7th round pick in this years draft. They now have only three picks left in the draft.