Found December 02, 2011 on ajc.com:
Falcons quarterback John Parker Wilson was signed to the active roster today after the Minnesota Vikings tried to snatch him off the practice squad. Curtis Compton/CCompton@ajc.com FLOWERY BRANCH — The Falcons released defensive tackle Carlton Powell and added quarterback John Parker Wilson to the active roster on Friday. The Vikings, who released Donovan McNabb yesterday, tried to sign Parker Wilson off the Falcons’ practice squad. Also, running back Michael Turner and Julio Jones practiced today. We’ll have the full injury report posted shortly after 4 p.m. –D. Orlando Ledbetter, The Atlanta Falcons beat blog Get instant updates on Twitter at AJCFalcons and you can join the Facebook Fan page at AJC Falcons.
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