The Falcons cut five players who spent time on the team's practice squad last season, per the Baltimore Sun. The players released were free safety Brandan Bishop, tackle Reid Fragel, cornerback Jordan Mabin, linebacker Jacques Smith and running back Ronnie Wingo. None of the five had appeared in a game with the Falcons.
The Falcons trimmed their roster down to 53 on Saturday, cutting the following players: LB Pat Angerer, DL Nosa Eguae, RB Maurice Hagens, CB Jordan Mabin, WR Freddie Martino S Kimario McFadden, OL Pat McQuistan, TE Jacob Pedersen, OL Adam Replogle, DL Donte Rumph, LB Yawin Smallwood, RB Josh Vaughan, CB Ricardo Allen, S Sean Baker, WR Jeremy Ebert, G Harland Gunn, OT Terren Jones, WR Bernard Reedy, DT Travian Robertson, TE Mickey Shuler, LB Jacques Smith, WR Geraldo Boldewijn
The Falcons have parted ways with 12 players Friday. The club cut DE Nosa Eguae, FB Maurice Hagens, CB Jordan Mabin, WR Freddie Martino, S Kimario McFadden, TE Jacob Pedersen, OL Adam Replogle, DT Donte Rumph, LB Yawin Smallwood, LB Pat Angerer, OL Pat McQuistan and RB Josh Vaughan. Angerer is probably the most recognizable name in the bunch. He started 16 games for the Colts back in 2011. Rumph was featured on an early episode of Hard Knocks this season.
The Falcons signed cornerback Jordan Mabin, receiver Dominique Croom and tight end Mickey Schuler to reserve/futures contracts, enabling them to participate in offseason workouts. All three spent time on the team's practice squad in 2013.
The Falcons signed eight players to their practice squad: fullback Patrick DiMarco, quarterback Seth Doege, wideouts Darius Johnson and James Rodgers, cornerback Jordan Mabin, guard Phillipkeith Manley, defensive tackle Adam Replogle and tight end Mickey Shuler.