ATLANTA (AP) The Atlanta Falcons have cut 12 players, including linebacker Yawin Smallwood, a seventh-round pick from Connecticut, and running back Josh Vaughan.
The cuts left the Falcons with 63 players. The team must make 10 more cuts by Saturday's 4 p.m. deadline.
Among other players released were wide receiver Freddie Martino, who caught a 67-yard touchdown pass in Thursday...
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August 29, 2014
Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network reports that the Falcons are cutting LBs Pat Angerer and Yawin Smallwood as they work to get down to 53 players.
The Falcons signed Angerer to a contract a little over a month ago, but beat writers didn’t expect him to make the team.
Angerer, 27, was selected by the Colts in the second-round draft of the 2010 NFL Draft. Last year, he totaled...
The Atlanta Falcons announced on Sunday that they have signed five draft picks to four-year contracts.
Among the players signed are: fourth-round pick OLB Prince Shembo, CB Ricardo Allen, LB , LB Yawin Smallwood and LB Tyler Starr.
Shembo is the most notable among this group as the Falcons used a fourth-round selection on him last week. Atlanta is widely expected to transition...