Posted July 23, 2012 on

ATLANTA - SEPTEMBER 13: Mike Peterson #53 of the Atlanta Falcons against the Miami Dolphins at Georgia Dome on September 13, 2009 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
The Atlanta Falcons have re-signed veteran linebacker Mike Peterson to address their need for depth. The 6-foot-1, 226-pounder played in all but one game of the Falcons, starting five games before being placed on injured reserve with a triceps injury that needed surgery to repair hte damage. Peterson, 36, recorded 27 tackles with one interception and two pass deflections.
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