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2017 Atlanta Falcons roster cuts tracker: Deadline to 53 is 4 p.m. ET on Saturday

Posted Sep 2, 2017

The Falcons have trimmed their roster down to 53 players.

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- The Falcons, like the 31 other NFL teams, have finalized their 53-man roster.

The club waived 13 players, waived/injured three players, reached an injury settlement with tight end Darion Griswold, placed safety Quincy Mauger on injured reserve, and placed cornerback Jalen Collins on the reserve/suspended list. Additionally, defensive lineman Ra’Shede Hageman has been placed on the Commissioner Exempt List.

The NFL placed Hageman on the Commissioner’s Exempt List as a result of domestic violence-related charges filed by prosecutors in DeKalb County, Georgia, following a March 2016 incident. The criminal proceeding concluded in late August, and the league’s investigation remains pending. For background from the Personal Conduct Policy: A player who is placed on the Commissioner Exempt List may not practice or attend games, but with the club’s permission he may be present at the club’s facility on a reasonable basis for meetings, individual workouts, therapy and rehabilitation, and other permitted non-football activities.

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This list will be updated as announcements are made. The following players have been officially waived by the Falcons:

OFFENSE

  • Quarterback: Alek Torgersen
  • Wide receiver: Anthony Dable, Josh Magee, Reggie Davis, Marvin Hall, Deante Burton
  • Running back: Kelvin Taylor, Jhurell Pressley
  • Tight end: Joshua Perkins
  • Fullback: Tyler Renew
  • Center: Travis Averill, Larson Graham, Cornelius Edison
  • Tackle: Andreas Knappe, D.J. Tialavea, Daniel Brunskill

DEFENSE

  • Defensive end: A.J. Jefferson, Joe Vellano, J'Terius Jones, Chris Odom
  • Defensive tackle: Taniela Tupou
  • Cornerback: Jarnor Jones, Akeem King
  • Linebacker: Jack Lynn
  • Safety: Marcelis Branch
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  • Kicker: Mike Meyer

The following player(s) have been waived/injured:

  • Defensive end: Martin Ifedi
  • Linebacker: Josh Keyes
  • Quarterback: Matt Simms

The following player(s) have been placed on the Commissioner’s Exempt List:

  • Defensive lineman: Ra’Shede Hageman

The following player(s) have reached an injury settlement:

  • Tight end: Darion Griswold

The following player(s) have placed on injured reserve: 

  • Safety: Quincy Mauger

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