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Posted by ESPN.com's Pat Yasinskas
The Falcons will host a visit with tight end L.J. Smith, D. Orlando Ledbetter reports.
Adding a tight end who can catch some passes is something a lot of Atlanta fans have been crying out for. Apparently, the Falcons realize that's a need and Smith would be a nice fit.
He's, by no means, in the Tony Gonzalez/Antonio Gates category. But the Falcons don't need that type of tight end. Mike Mularkey's offense isn't going to suddenly change and start going to the tight end 80 times a season. The Falcons have plenty of talent at the other skill positions.
The only thing they're missing on offense is a tight end that can go out and catch 30 or 40 balls. That would be a nice new toy for quarterback Matt Ryan.