• Kyle Pitts will wear No. 8 jersey

    14 days ago - By Pro Football Talk

    Falcons tight end Kyle Pitts is the first high-profile rookie to take advantage of the new NFL rule loosening restrictions on jersey numbers. The Falcons announced today that Pitts will wear the No. 8 jersey in Atlanta. Previously, tight ends could not wear numbers in the single digits. Pitts wore No. 84 in college at
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  • Falcons GM Terry Fontenot: We coveted Kyle Pitts for a long time

    14 days ago - By Yardbarker

    Pitts was viewed as one of the best non-quarterbacks in this year's draft after catching 43 passes for 770 yards and 12 touchdowns during his final season with the Gators.
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  • Terry Fontenot: We coveted Kyle Pitts for a long time

    14 days ago - By Pro Football Talk

    Tight ends don't usually come off the board at No. 4 overall, but that's exactly where the Falcons landed Kyle Pitts. It was the earliest a tight end had been selected in the common draft era, which began in 1967. Pitts was widely regarded as one of the best non-quarterbacks available in this year's draft
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