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2017 Atlanta Falcons free agency primer and signing tracker

Free agency is going strong, and we’ll be keeping up with everything here.

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The Atlanta Falcons will not be—and have not been—one of the big players in free agency this year. Instead, they’ll look to fill a couple of holes with mid-tiered free agents and acquire useful depth ahead of the draft, locking down their own top priority free agents. They’ve got Matt Schaub under contract already, while they lost fullback Patrick DiMarco to Buffalo. Expect a lot more signings, re-signings, and lost free agents in the hours and days ahead.

We’ll keep track of the signings here, update this often, and discuss new signings in new stories. Bookmark this page and join us on a free agency journey, starting this afternoon.

Falcons outside free agent signings

DE Jack Crawford - Signed to a three year deal

WR/KR Andre Roberts - Signed to a one year deal

Falcons free agents


DT Jonathan Babineaux

QB Matt Schaub - Signed by Falcons for 2 years, $9 million

LB Paul Worrilow - Signing with the Detroit Lions, 3/8

G Chris Chester

TE Jacob Tamme

LB Sean Weatherspoon

DE/DT Courtney Upshaw -Signed by Falcons for 1 year, incentive laden deal

ST Eric Weems

DE Dwight Freeney

LB Philip Wheeler

S Dashon Goldson

T Tom Compton

FB Patrick DiMarco - Signing with the Buffalo Bills, 3/8

LB LaRoy Reynolds -Re-signed with the Falcons, 1 year deal

WR Aldrick Robinson - Signing with the San Francisco 49ers, 3/10

CB Blidi Wreh-Wilson -Re-signed with the Falcons, 1 year deal

TE Levine Toilolo -Re-signed to a 3 year, roughly $12 million deal

S Kemal Ishmael -Re-signed to a 1 year, $2.5 million deal


WR Taylor Gabriel - Tendered at 2nd round level, 3/8

LB Tyler Starr


WR Nick Williams

FS Ricardo Allen - Tendered

CB Deji Olatoye

LB Josh Keyes

TE D.J. Tialavea

G/DT Ben Garland - Tendered

CB/S Akeem King - Tendered