Now that the Baltimore Ravens quarterback has requested a trade, many teams should be looking to acquire him.
A former MVP quarterback rarely becomes available on the open market.
Yet, that is exactly what happened with Jackson.
After being unable to agree to a contract this offseason, the Ravens placed the non-exclusive franchise tag on the quarterback.
That means he is free to negotiate with any team and any deal he agrees to gives the Ravens a chance to match.
Any quarterback-needy team should be aggressive in their pursuit of the 26-year-old.
Colin Cowherd thinks one spot would be a “home run” for Jackson.
He said that the Atlanta Falcons would be a perfect fit for the dual-threat quarterback.
"Lamar Jackson in Atlanta feels like a home run."
— @ColinCowherd looks at the market for the Ravens QB following trade request pic.twitter.com/yR5FZNzGWG
— Herd w/Colin Cowherd (@TheHerd) March 27, 2023
First, the Falcons do not have a franchise quarterback on their roster.
They need someone who can step in and allow them to compete in the NFC.
Atlanta has the cap space for Jackson.
Plus, playing in the NFC South should make the Falcons more aggressive.
That is one of the worst divisions in football and Jackson would immediately be the best quarterback in it.
At some point the Falcons must take a big swing at the most important position.
Jackson would play great in a dome, as he is a speed threat and he can play fast on turf.
The Falcons also have two great pass catchers in place with Drake London and Kyle Pitts.
This move is a “home run” for Atlanta and one they should focus on trying to get done.NEXT: A Dolphins Player Is Trying To Recruit Lamar Jackson