As we approach training camp and the NFL pre-season, I’ll be taking a look at some of the Atlanta Falcons 2012 draft picks. This week, the focus is on the first pick Atlanta took in this year’s draft, Peter Konz.
At 6-feet-5, 317 pounds, Konz is a formidable space-eater on the offensive line. Coming out of Wisconsin, he was projected to go late in the first round by most draft analysts. ESPN draft analyst Mel Kiper rated him as the top center in the 2012 draft. “He has no peers in this draft,” Kiper said.