He may not be the mauler people thought Atlanta was targeting, but he’s definitely a physical player who won’t be outworked. He earned an 86.0 pass-blocking grade this past season and allowed all of 10 pressures. Lindstrom is a physical and aggressive player who is also technically sound. The Mississippi State center allowed all of five pressures this past season on 369 pass-blocking snaps. We'll never pass along your email address to spammers, scammers, or the like. However, his tape suggests a player that is one of the most complete interior linemen in this class. Logos were compiled by the amazing SportsLogos.net. Pro-Football-Reference utilizes Official NFL data for current NFL seasons. His experience in the schemes Atlanta runs will allow him to make an instant impact. All other NFL-related trademarks are trademarks of the National Football League. Later on, he enrolled at the ‘Boston College’ for higher education. He ran a sub 5.0 40 yard dash and has great lateral quickness. Find out more. Fantasy football rankings and projections for Atlanta Falcons G Chris Lindstrom view Chris Lindstrom Fantasy Outlook with Player Grades, Fantasy & NFL Draft Learn More How does he fit the Comrade Filter? in Weymouth, MA, Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 3 (11063rd overall since 1960). Yet I do believe he will struggle against the bull rush from division foes such as Sheldon Rankins and Kawann Short. From a grading perspective, the Wisconsin duo of Beau Benzschawel and Michael Deiter offer a lot of intrigue. He has unusual flexibility for an offensive lineman as well. Lindstrom earned an overall PFF grade of 75.6. Draft: St. Louis Cardinals in the 8th round (205th overall) of the 1982 NFL Draft. I certainly applaud the effort to finally fix the offensive line. Chris moved back to right guard as a senior and continued to improve. Atlanta Falcons fans tuned into the NFL draft with eager anticipation, waiting to see who the team would pick. Contact Chris. The following browsers are supported: Chrome, Edge (v80 and later), Firefox and Safari. Powers earned 87.8 and 88.9 pass-blocking grades with Oklahoma in 2017 and 2018, respectively. Watch our How-To Videos to Become a Stathead, Subscribe to Stathead and get access to more data than you can imagine. His 80.4 overall PFF grade is the group’s best, and it sits in the same kind of ballpark as the player he replaced, Joe Staley, from a season ago (81.3). Sign up for the Falcons Wire newsletter to get our top stories in your inbox every morning. The former tackle kicked inside to guard this past season and allowed only four pressures all season long. Read about Sweat here. Here is the breakdown of Wilkins. Lindstrom profiles as a Week 1 starter at right guard and should be an instant upgrade over the platoon of Brandon Fusco, Ben Garland and Zane Beadles in 2018. As the Atlanta Falcons were on the clock, debates raged on 92.9 the game and social media. Instead, the Falcons shocked almost everyone by taking the number one guard in the draft, Chris Lindstrom of Boston College. Wood started for the Bills at C from 2009-2017. pic.twitter.com/rJ6C0kLGd5, — Scott Carasik (@CarasikS) April 26, 2019, 2017: 13 games played, 7 games started at right tackle, 6 games started at right guard, 2015: 12 games played, 9 games started at right guard.  (College Stats), Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 2 (11994th overall since 1960). Most data provided by 24-7 Baseball, creators of the ESPN Pro Football Encyclopedia. He loves to lay people out and can stonewall offensive linemen. All logos are the trademark & property of their owners and not Sports Reference LLC. I also question rather he will help the team’s short yardage running game much in year one. Relatives: Father Chris Lindstrom; Uncle Dave Lindstrom, Every Sports Reference Social Media Account, Site Last Updated: Saturday, October 17, 6:40AM. Lindstrom also does not always use his length to his advantage. On the other hand the move was surprising, with the fact that Atlanta signed guards James Carpenter and Jamon Brown to contracts totalling nearly 40 million dollars this offseason. Most data provided by 24-7 Baseball, creators of the ESPN Pro Football Encyclopedia. #Falcons take PFF's #1 rated guard Chris Lindstrom who allowed only 4 pressures last season at Boston College! Pro-Football-Reference utilizes Official NFL data for current NFL seasons. Copyright © 2000-2020 Sports Reference LLC. Bradbury was a top-five graded center each of the past two seasons and the highest-graded Power-5 center in this draft class both years as well. He'll end up at the latter in the pros. McCoy struggled a bit in the 1-on-1s at the Senior Bowl, winning only 21 percent of his pass pro reps. Defensive tackle Ed Oliver was taken at pick number nine by the Buffalo Bills. Neither team appears headed to the postseason and the Falcons have already started cleaning house. Chris can sometimes lose leverage at the point of attack, by getting his pad level too high. Lindstrom is scrappy at the point of attack but lacks the length, mass and strength some teams will want. I raised my concerns about their 2018 play in this article. Lindstrom is one of those guys who will “look for work” trying to find someone to block if there’s not a man in front of him. Blog. Subscribe to our Free Newsletter, This Month in Sports ReferenceFind out when we add a feature or make a change. Are you a Stathead, too? Davis allowed all of four pressures on 234 pass-blocking snaps this past season between tackle and guard. He rarely allows pressures while he’s on the field and didn’t allow his quarterback to be sacked in 2018.