Falcons sign nine players to reserve/futures contracts 


FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. — The Falcons have signed the following nine played to reserve/futures contracts:

  • Kurt Benkert
  • Christian Blake
  • Taveze Calhoun
  • Jermaine Grace
  • Jaeden Graham
  • Alex Gray
  • Devin Gray
  • Sean Harlow
  • Jacon Tuioti-Mariner

A reserve/futures contract gives the Falcons the claiming rights to the these players for the following season. By signing them to this contract, they don't count against the cap and total roster number until next the 90-man roster is announced. The only players eligible to sign this type of contract are players who are not on the active roster at the end of Week 17. This gives teams a chance to keep players who were on their practice squads around for the next year until the 53-man roster is announced.

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