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Falcons 2014 Offseason Recap

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The Atlanta Falcons have had a busy offseason addressing needs via free agency and the draft. Here's your cheat sheet on all the moves the Falcons have made since the end of the 2013 season.

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The Falcons have made so many moves this offseason that it has become difficult to keep track of them all. That's why we're giving you a primer on all of the moves the Falcons have made since the 2013 season concluded. Click on the links connected to each player's name for more details on these moves.

Departures

Cut:

CB Asante Samuel

LB Steven Nicholas

FB Bradie Ewing

TE Tony Gonzalez (technically)

FS Thomas DeCoud

OG Garrett Reynolds

Retired:

RB Jason Snelling

Free Agents Not Re-Signed

WR Kevin Cone

TE Chase Coffman

CB Dominique Franks

LB Omar Gaither

OT Sean Locklear

OT Jeremy Trueblood

Acquistions

Free Agent Signings:

OL Gabe Carimi

DT Paul Soliai

DE Tyson Jackson

OG Jon Asamoah

CB Javier Arenas

WR Devin Hester

S Dwight Lowery

CB Josh Wilson

Acquired via the 2014 NFL Draft:

OT Jake Matthews

DE Ra'Shede Hageman

S Dezmen Southward

RB Devonta Freeman

LB Prince Shembo

CB Ricardo Allen

LB Marquis Spruill

LB Yawin Smallwood

LB Tyler Starr

Undrafted Free Agents:

WR Geraldo Boldewijn

LB Brenden Daley

DE Nosa Eguae

CB Devonta Glover-Wright

FB Maurice Hagens

WR Julian Jones

S Jestin Love

WR Freddie Martino

DE Walker May

S Kimario McFadden

FB Roosevelt Nix

TE Jacob Pedersen

WR Bernard Reedy

DT Donte Rumpf

RB Jerome Smith

DE Jacques Smith

OG James Stone

P Matt Yoklic

QB Jeff Mathews

Coaching Staff/Front Office

Fired:

OL Coach Paul Dunn

OL Coach Pat Hill

DL Coach Ray Hamilton

Hired:

OL Coach Mike Tice

DL Coach Bryan Cox

Assistant GM Scott Pioli

Promoted:

Mark Collins to OLB Coach

Andrew Thacker to Defensive Assistant

Extended

GM Thomas Dimitroff through the 2016 season

Head Coach Mike Smith through the 2016 season

President Rich McKay through May 2019

What's your favorite move the Falcons have made this offseason? What's your least favorite move?