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2017 NFL roster cuts: The Falcons make it to a 53 man roster

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Tip your cap to the many former Falcons looking for jobs.

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The Falcons’ cuts trickled out at first, and then they began coming in greater and greater waves, as so often happens. Now the dust has settled (I’m mixing metaphors) and we know who the team has elected to move on from.

There are very few surprises on this list, overall, but Ra’Shede Hageman making to the commissioner exemption list is one of them. We don’t know quite what’s going on here, but he’s not on the roster at the moment. Chris Odom and J’Terius Jones were both also waived, and neither Marvin Hall or Reggie Davis made it at receiver. Nick Williams is the sixth guy, at least for now.

Here’s the full list of cuts. Look for an updated 53 man roster and some analysis on the overall strength of the team coming up in the hours and days ahead!

Commissioner exemption list

DT Ra’Shede Hageman

Injury settlement

TE Darion Griswold

QB Matt Simms

LB Josh Keyes

DE Martin Ifedi

Injured reserve

S Quincy Mauger

Reserve/suspended

CB Jalen Collins

QB Matt Simms

QB Alek Torgersen

RB Kelvin Taylor

RB Jhurrell Pressley

FB Tyler Renew

WR Anthony Dable

WR Marvin Hall

WR Reggie Davis

WR Josh Magee

WR Deante Burton

TE Josh Perkins

TE Alex Gray

OT Andreas Knappe

OT Daniel Brunskill

OL Cornelius Graham

OG Larson Graham

OC Travis Averill

OL D.J. Tialavea

DE Chris Odom

DE J’Terius Jones

DL A.J. Jefferson

DT Taniela Tupou

DT Joe Vellano

LB Jack Lynn

CB Akeem King

CB Jarnor Jones

S Marcelis Branch

K Mike Meyer