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Falcons open to trading up in draft

Updated: March 25, 2014, 12:24 PM ET
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The Atlanta Falcons are open to trading up in this year's NFL draft, league sources told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.

The Falcons, who own the No. 6 overall selection, are the first known team willing to move up via a trade this year, according to sources.

Following three consecutive playoff berths and an appearance in the NFC Championship Game after the 2012 season, Atlanta struggled to a 4-12 record in 2013, the franchise's first losing season under coach Mike Smith.

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