The Atlanta Falcons today announced that they have signed linebacker Nate Stupar to a contract extension.
Stupar, 6-2, 240 pounds, was originally selected by the Oakland Raiders in the seventh round (230th overall) of the 2012 NFL Draft. He spent time with the Raiders, Philadelphia Eagles, San Francisco 49ers, and Jacksonville Jaguars before being claimed off of waivers by the Atlanta Falcons on August 31, 2014. Stupar has played in 27 career games, primarily on special teams. In 2014, he appeared in 15 games and finished the season ranked second on the team with nine (seven solo) special teams tackles.