NFL Draft rumors: Falcons get in line to work out Michigan OT

Erik Magnuson is drawing serious interest from multiple NFL teams less than two weeks ahead of the draft.

Offensive tackle Erik Magnusonhopesto parlay a sparkling career at Michigan into a long career in the NFL.Judging from his private workout schedule over the past few weeks, teams aretaking notice.

Magnusonon Saturday will work out for the Atlanta Falcons, a source tells Sporting News, adding that the tacklehad recent workouts and meetings with the Cincinnati Bengals,Tampa Bay Buccaneers,New Orleans Saints,Detroit Lions andLos Angeles Chargers.

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A three-year starter at both guard and tackle for Michigan, Magnuson made 37 startsincluding 26 straightat right tackle. The 2016All-Big Ten first team selection was a surprise snub at the NFL Combine.

In high school, Magnuson was a U.S. Army All-American.

Kristian R. Dyer is an NFL contributor for Sporting News. He can be followed on Twitter @KRistianRDyer.

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