QB Penix hears from Cousins, Vick after landing with Falcons as NFL draft first-round surprise pick

Atlanta Falcons first round draft choice quarterback Michael Penix Jr., speaks during a news conference Friday in Flowery Branch, Ga. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Michael Penix Jr., the biggest surprise of the NFL draft’s first round, received a congratulatory call from Kirk Cousins on Thursday night even as Cousins’ agent was second-guessing the Atlanta Falcons adding depth to their quarterback spot.