Boston College offensive lineman Tyler Vrabel, the son of Tennessee Titans head coach Mike Vrabel, has reportedly agreed to sign a free agent deal with the Atlanta Falcons.

Vrabel went undrafted in the 2022 NFL Draft.

Vrabel played for four seasons at Boston College. He was a key starter at offensive tackle for the Eagles over the last three seasons.

The Falcons now have numerous connections to the Titans, including head coach Arthur Smith (former Titans OC), defensive coordinator Dean Pees (same position with Titans), quarterback Marcus Mariota, linebacker Rashaan Evans, and tight end Anthony Firkser.

I’m actually a bit surprised Tyler Vrabel landed with the Falcons, despite the numerous connections.

That’s because Bill Belichick and the New England Patriots had Vrabel in town for a pre-draft visit. The Patriots signing Mike Vrabel’s son would’ve felt appropriate. And it would’ve been typical Belichick gamesmanship.

Though regardless of who signed Tyler, he’s going to face an uphill battle to make a 53-man roster as an undrafted free agent. He might land on a practice squad for a while before he makes his mark in the NFL.

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