Report: Falcons open to trading No. 4 pick

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The Atlanta Falcons are open to dealing the fourth overall pick in the 2021 NFL Draft, Albert Breer of MMQB reports.

Atlanta has had exploratory talks with teams looking up to move up in the draft, Breer adds.

With quarterbacks expected to be selected with the first three picks of the draft, a team could acquire the Falcons' selection to secure the best-remaining signal-caller.

Atlanta could also choose a passer to develop behind Matt Ryan if the team keeps the pick. However, the longtime Falcons quarterback holds cap hits of $26.9 million and $48.7 million for the next two seasons after he restructured his contract last month, according to Spotrac.

A top-ranked position player such as Kyle Pitts could also be in play for Atlanta. Pitts, who's widely regarded as the best tight end in the 2021 class, previously said the Falcons expressed interest in selecting him.

The draft has already seen significant movement. The San Francisco 49ers traded up to acquire the third overall pick from the Miami Dolphins.

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