Originally posted on FOX Sports  |  Last updated 3/27/13
Former New York Giants defensive end Osi Umenyiora agreed to a 2-year deal with the Falcons, FOXSports.com has learned. The 31-year-old Umenyiora had six sacks for the Giants in 2012. Umenyiora, who spent the first nine years of his career with the Giants, was part of two Super Bowl-winning teams in New York. The two-time Pro Bowler has 75 career sacks. On March 1, the Falcons released John Abraham, 34, who led the team with 10 sacks in 2012. With the 31-year-old Umenyiora, the Falcons have a slightly younger replacement at defensive end. Umenyiora had only six sacks for the Giants in 2012. He had a career-high 14 1/2 sacks in 2005, but has reached double figures in only one of the last four years -- 11 1/2 in 2010. Terms of the deal weren't released. --The Associated Press contributed to this story.
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