McFadden, now recovered from an August hamstring injury, was signed off the Cowboys' practice squad. The 2013 third-rounder appeared in nine games for Dallas in 2016, but he was primarily deployed on special teams. He'll likely operate in a similar capacity with the Falcons.
McFadden (hamstring) was placed on injured reserve Tuesday, Field Yates of ESPN reports.
McFadden was competing for a depth role with the Cowboys, but he missed a lot of training camp with this injury. If he gets healthy at some point this season, he's unlikely to be one of the two players Dallas can activate from IR due to his journeyman status.
McFadden (hamstring) will not practice Tuesday, Brandon George of The Dallas Morning News reports.
Mcfadden is looking to sneak onto the 53-man roster as a special-teams player, so it's crucial for him to have a quick recovery. He has played for four teams in his first four seasons, and he recorded only eight tackles in nine games last season.
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