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Falcons announce signing of nine players to reserve future contracts

Posted Jan 15, 2018

The Falcons announced the signing of nine players to reserve future contracts on Monday afternoon.

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. – The Falcons announced the signing of nine players to reserve future contracts on Monday afternoon.

For those who need an explanation of what a “futures contract” is, it’s a contract that will officially take effect once the new league year begins in early March. NFL roster sizes will expand to a 90-player max at the beginning of the new league year, but they must stick to a 53-man roster until that point.

A futures contract is essentially an agreement that a player will be under contract with a team once the new league year begins.

Here is a list of the players the Falcons have signed to a futures contract:

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