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Falcons 2019 roster announced

The Atlanta Falcons cut their roster down to meet the league-mandated 53-man limit on Saturday. In the process, the team released a total of 35 players and placed quarterback Matt Simms on injured reserve.


There are some notable players among those the Falcons released, including a few veterans.

Tight end Logan Paulsen, linebacker Bruce Carter and rookie receiver Marcus Green were among those waived this weekend. The Falcons also waived offensive lineman Dieugot Joseph with an injury settlement on Tuesday.

Beginning at 4 p.m. ET on Sunday, teams can begin signing players to their 10-man practice squad. Here is the full list of players (in alphabetical order) the Falcons waived and/or released:

  • S Parker Baldwin
  • LB Yurik Bethune
  • WR Christian Blake
  • RB Tony Brooks-James
  • LB Richie Brown (Waived/injured)
  • CB Taveze Calhoun (Waived/injured)
  • LB Bruce Carter (Released)
  • DT Stefan Charles (Released)
  • S Chris Cooper
  • LB Tre Crawford
  • TE Thomas Duarte
  • QB Danny Etling
  • OL Adam Gettis (Released)
  • TE Alex Gray (Waived/injured)
  • WR Devin Gray
  • WR Marcus Green
  • OL Sean Harlow
  • DE Austin Larkin
  • S Ronald Martin (Released)
  • LB Chase Middleton
  • DE Durrant Miles
  • C Chandler Miller
  • CB Jalen Myrick
  • CB Ryan Neal
  • DE Chris Odom
  • TE Logan Paulsen (Released)
  • LB Del'Shawn Phillips (Waived/injury settlement)
  • OT Jaelin Robinson
  • CB Jayson Stanley (Waived/injury settlement)
  • K Giorgio Tavecchio
  • DT Jacob Tuioti-Mariner
  • K Blair Walsh (Released)
  • OL John Wetzel (Released)
  • WR C.J. Worton
  • DT Justin Zimmer
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A few of those players have been released with a special designation. Linebacker Richie Brown, cornerback Taveze Calhoun and tight end Alex Gray were waived/injured. Linebacker Del'Shawn Phillips and cornerback Jayson Stanley were waived with an injury settlement. Ra'Shede Hageman is on the reserve/suspended list for two games.

The Falcons' 2019 roster is constantly evolving and we've amassed all the players in one gallery that will be updated throughout the year.

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