Former Colts linebacker Pat Angerer retired at age 27. Angerer made 327 tackles and forced four fumbles while playing for Indianapolis from 2010-13. The Falcons cut him right before this season.
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.
Veteran linebacker Pat Angerer has tweeted that he has been waived by the Falcons, per ESPN.com. the 27-year-old Angerer, who signed with Atlanta on July 22, started 11 of the 13 games he played for Indianapolis in 2013. He had been pretty much a full-time starter for the Colts until they allowed him to walk in free agency after last season.
Falcons safety Dwight Lowery and linebacker Pat Angerer both participated in a light workout session Saturday afternoon, just a day after missing the team's first preseason game. Both players were working back from a concussion and could be cleared to return to practice on Monday, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.