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Falcons swap Blake Sims for Gus Johnson in stunning practice squad move we’ll never forget

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The Falcons have made a swap on the practice squad. Again.

Sims tried out as a running back for the Falcons last week, and they must have liked what they saw. The former Alabama quarterback is a decent-sized option with good speed and the kind of agility you hone dodging defenders in the pocket, so he’s a worthwhile flier for a practice squad spot. If Terron Ward continues to miss time with injury, it’s possible he’ll get on the 53 man roster at some point

Gus Johnson is a physical runner who has bounced on and off the Falcons’ roster and practice squad since the summer, and will likely land another gig in the near future with a running back-needy team. If not, the Falcons may consider him again down the line if a spot opens up, at the very least.

Welcome to the team, Blake Sims! Your name will ring through history.