Atlanta Falcons

Stadium: Mercedes-Benz Stadium | Coach: Dan Quinn
Team RankingOverallRushingPassing
Offense20th124.0 (8th)198.0 (23rd)
Defense27th115.0 (20th)246.0 (27th)
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23Alford, Robert DB5-1018611/1/19886Southeastern Louisiana
37Allen, Ricardo CB5-918612/18/19914Purdue
44Beasley, Vic LB6-32467/8/19924Clemson
5Bosher, Matt P6-020810/18/19878Miami (Fla.)
35Branch, Marcelis DB5-111801/19/19941Robert Morris
76Brunskill, Daniel T6-52601/27/19941San Diego State
3Bryant, Matt K5-92035/29/197517Baylor
87Burton, Deante WR6-22057/12/19941Kansas State
59Campbell, De'Vondre LB6-32347/1/19933Minnesota
40Coleman, Derrick (FA) RB6-023310/18/19905UCLA
26Coleman, Tevin RB6-12104/16/19934Indiana
95Crawford, Jack DE6-52749/7/19887Penn State
 Davis, Reggie WR5-1117011/22/19951Georgia
75Douglas, Jamil G6-43082/28/19922Arizona State
24Freeman, Devonta RB5-82063/15/19925Florida State
13Fuller, Devin WR6-01941/29/19943UCLA
 Fusco, Brandon C6-43067/26/19888Slippery Rock
63Garland, Ben DE6-53084/6/19885Air Force
89Gray, Alex TE6-42315/1/19911No College
 Grayson, Garrett QB6-22205/29/19912Colorado State
17Hall, Marvin WR5-101904/10/19932Washington
14Hardy, Justin WR5-1019212/18/19914East Carolina
64Harlow, Sean G6-42843/28/19952Oregon State
47Harris, Josh LS6-12404/27/19897Auburn
81Hooper, Austin TE6-325410/29/19943Stanford
96Ifedi, Martin DE6-32759/4/19912Memphis
36Ishmael, Kemal (FA) DB6-02065/6/19916UCF
 Ivie, Joey DT6-32951/22/19951Florida
97Jarrett, Grady DT6-03054/28/19934Clemson
45Jones, Deion LB6-122211/4/19943LSU
55Jones, JT DE6-324511/12/19931Miami (Ohio)
11Jones, Julio WR6-32202/8/19898Alabama
27Kazee, Damontae CB5-101746/5/19932San Diego State
67Levitre, Andy G6-23035/15/198610Oregon State
51Mack, Alex C6-431111/19/198510California
25Magee, Terrence RB5-92203/16/19932LSU
70Matthews, Jake T6-53092/11/19925Texas A&M
41Mauger, Quincy DB6-02063/4/19952Georgia
35McFadden, Leon (FA) DB5-1019510/26/19904San Diego State
98McKinley, Takkarist DE6-225011/2/19952UCLA
22Neal, Keanu SAF6-02117/26/19953Florida
20Neasman, Sharrod SAF5-1121310/14/19913Florida Atlantic
68Pasztor, Austin (FA) G6-730511/26/19906Virginia
34Poole, Brian CB5-921310/20/19923Florida
50Reed, Brooks LB6-32542/28/19878Arizona
53Reynolds, LaRoy (FA) LB6-124011/3/19906Virginia
42Riley, Duke LB6-02188/9/19942LSU
19Roberts, Andre (FA) WR5-111951/9/19889The Citadel
79Rubin, Ahtyba (FA) NT6-23107/25/198611Iowa State
2Ryan, Matt QB6-42175/17/198511Boston College
74Sambrailo, Ty T6-53113/10/19924Colorado State
12Sanu, Mohamed WR6-22108/22/19897Rutgers
85Saubert, Eric TE6-52535/1/19942Drake
8Schaub, Matt QB6-62456/25/198115Virginia
73Schraeder, Ryan T6-73005/4/19886Valdosta State
71Schweitzer, Wes G6-43009/11/19933San Jose State
90Shelby, Derrick (FA) DE6-22803/4/19897Utah
80Toilolo, Levine (FA) TE6-82657/30/19916Stanford
52Tripp, Jordan (FA) LB6-32344/3/19915Montana
21Trufant, Desmond DB6-01909/10/19906Washington
 Tupou, Tani DT6-128412/13/19921Washington
91Upshaw, Courtney (FA) LB6-227212/13/19897Alabama
28Ward, Terron RB5-72012/15/19924Oregon State
 Weatherspoon, Sean (FA) LB6-224412/29/19878Missouri
15Williams, Nick WR5-1018411/23/19905Connecticut
33Wreh-Wilson, Blidi DB6-119012/5/19896Connecticut
Injured Players
43Van Dyke, DeMarcus (IR) DB6-11851/17/19894Miami (Fla.)
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DeMarcus Van Dyke
The Chiefs have announced their final round of cuts and other moves to reach the league-mandated roster of 53 players.

Among the offensive players let go are fullback Jordan Campbell, wide receivers Fred Williams and Mark Harrison, guard Ricky Henry, tackle J'Marcus Webb and running back Charcandrick West.

The defensive players gone from the roster are safeties Jonathon Amaya and Malcolm Bronson, linemen Dominique Hamilton, Kyle Love and Kona Schwenke, linebackers Alonzo Highsmith, Devan Walker and Nico Johnson and cornerbacks Justin Rogers and DeMarcus Van Dyke .

The Chiefs have also placed Tyler Bray and Kyle Williams on IR and Mike Catapano on the non-football injury list.

Ryan Schraeder
Schraeder was able to take part in positional drills Monday and subsequently cleared concussion protocol, D. Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.

Shraeder has been in concussion protocol since suffering a head injury Week 2 against the Packers. It appears the 29-year-old made enough progress with his recovery during the team's bye week, and he's seemingly on track to start at right tackle Sunday against the Dolphins barring any setbacks.

Eric Saubert
Falcons head coach Dan Quinn said Saubert (back) won't play in Thursday's game against the Saints, Kelsey Conway of the Falcons' official site reports.

The back issue prevented Saubert from practicing at any point this week and will force his first absence of the 2017 campaign. Exclusively a blocking tight end and special-teams contributor, Saubert doesn't offer any appeal in the fantasy realm.

Tani Tupou
The Falcons signed Tupou off their practice squad Tuesday, D. Orlando Ledbetter of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.

Tupou will assume the roster spot of defensive end Jack Crawford (biceps), who was placed on injured reserve last week. The 24-year-old defensive tackle, who previously attended training camp with the Falcons before being cut in September, is expected to serve as the primary backup to Dontari Poe.

Mohamed Sanu
Sanu caught three balls for 50 yards in Saturday's 15-10 loss to the Eagles in the divisional round.

Sanu only saw five targets on a day where a whopping 16 targets went to Julio Jones. Sanu's 67 receptions on the year were a personal best, and his five touchdowns tied his career high, but it was hardly a breakout season for the sixth-year receiver. He's under contract for three more years, and as of now there's little reason for a big change in his expected production in 2018.

Matt Schaub
Schaub signed a two-year, $9 million contract with Atlanta on Wednesday, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

Schaub returned to the Falcons last season after beginning his career as a backup with the team in 2004. He provides the team with a quality veteran option behind reigning MVP Matt Ryan.

Jack Crawford
Crawford (biceps) is expected back by training camp, D. Orlando Ledbetter of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.

Crawford tore his biceps and is hopeful to return for Offseason Team Activities. However, even if his recovery takes longer than anticipated, he'll be back to full participation in time for training camp.

Biceps - Questionable for the start of training camp
Terrence Magee
Magee signed with the Falcons on Tuesday, he reports.

Magee played a depth role in two games earlier this season as Devonta Freeman battled a concussion, but he was released when Freeman completed the league's protocol. Freeman is currently nursing a knee injury ahead of Saturday's playoff game, but Magee will likely still only play on special teams either way.

Leon McFadden
McFadden signed a one-year extension with the Falcons on Tuesday, Will McFadden of the Falcons' official site reports.

McFadden did not appear in a game last season for the Falcons after bouncing around the league his first four seasons. He'll provide the Falcons with secondary depth.

Derrick Coleman
Coleman signed a contract with the Falcons on Tuesday, Curtis Jackson of the team's official site reports.

Coleman last played for the Seahawks in 2015. Legal troubles prevented him from taking the field last season. He joins the Falcons alongside fullback Soma Vainuku, as the two will compete for a starting gig with the reigning NFC champions. In 31 games (seven starts) over three seasons with the Seahawks, Coleman recorded 11 receptions for 91 yards with two receiving touchdowns. He also rushed the ball 10 times for 35 yards.

Ben Garland
Garland signed his $2.9 million second-round tender Sunday, D. Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.

Garland is thus set to spend the 2018 campaign with Atlanta while seeing a significant pay raise from the $690,000 he made last season.

Keanu Neal
Neal finished with 116 total tackles (83 solo), three forced fumbles and an interception in 16 games this season.

His 116 total tackles were the second highest on the team behind Deion Jones, and he's now topped 100 total tackles in both his seasons in the league. He also has a knack for getting his hands on the ball, as he has eight forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries and an interception in 30 career games. He won't do much in the sack department, but he'll be a solid IDP option for the foreseeable future.

Austin Hooper
Hooper returned to Atlanta last week to work with Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan at the team facility,'s Vaughn McClure reports.

Despite ripping off an 88-yard touchdown in the first game of the year, Hooper saw his average per reception drop from 14.3 yards as a rookie to 10.7 in 2017. He had a couple drops in crucial moments and finished the season with 49 catches for 526 yards and three touchdowns on 65 targets, failing to top 50 yards in any game after Week 1. The 2016 third-round pick appears locked in as Atlanta's top tight end, but he'll need to display major improvement to earn consistent volume, as the Falcons have the luxury of leaning on wideouts Julio Jones and Mohamed Sanu, in addition to the impressive backfield duo of Devonta Freeman and Tevin Coleman. Hooper was third on the team in targets, but it was a distant third behind Jones (149) and Sanu (97). The 23-year-old hopes to get a head start toward a potential breakout campaign by working with Ryan early in the offseason while many of his teammates are still on vacation.

Damontae Kazee
Kazee (ankle) put together a full practice Wednesday, Vaughn McClure of ESPN reports.

Kazee has been slowed down by an ankle injury since mid-August, but is seemingly on track to play in the Falcons' opener against the Bears on Sunday. The 2017 fifth-round pick projects to provide depth in the secondary.

Brian Poole
Poole finished 2017 with 63 total tackles (49 solo) and one sack.

Poole finished fifth on the team in tackles, which is impressive considering it's only his second year in the league. There are better IDP options on this Falcons defense, but Poole has been a model of consistency in his two years in the league, and he should continue to see plenty of tackle opportunities next season.

Ricardo Allen
Atlanta placed a second-round tender worth $2.9 million on free safety Ricardo Allen, Vaughn McClure of reports.

Allen has been a dependable member of the Falcons' secondary over the past three seasons, starting in 45 of 48 regular season games. During that span he recorded two postseason interceptions amidst the team's Super Bowl run in 2016. Atlanta's decision to designate Allen with a second-round tender is an initial step toward securing the 26-year-old to a long-term contract, providing the Falcons with a talented safety tandem for the foreseeable future between him and Pro Bowl selection Keanu Neal.

Quincy Mauger
Undisclosed - Questionable for the start of training camp
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Duke Riley
Riley (knee) was ruled out for Sunday's game against the Cowboys, D. Orlando Ledbetter of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.

Head coach Dan Quinn indicated Riley has began running and is coming closer to a return, but he will miss his third consecutive game after undergoing surgery to repair a torn meniscus in late October. Kemal Ishmael should continue to see an increased role on the Falcons' defense.

Robert Alford
Alford's 68 total tackles (60 solo) were a career high for the fifth-year defensive back.

He only had one interception this year, which is surprising considering he's had at least two interceptions in all four previous seasons. He's under contract for three more years, so he should continue to be a decent IDP option with 50 to 70 expected tackles and the chance at a couple of interceptions.

Garrett Grayson
Grayson signed a reserve/future contract with the Falcons on Monday, Will McFadden of the Falcons' official site reports.

Grayson has only suited up in one NFL game during his three-year career, but he has never played an offensive snap. He'll likely need a stellar training camp to prove he's worthy of being Matt Ryan's backup, since current backup Matt Schaub is an established veteran and has one year remaining on his contract.

Levine Toilolo
Toilolo will be released by the Falcons, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.

Toilolo signed a three-year, $12 million contract last offseason, but the structure of the deal meant his status with Atlanta was still a year-to-year proposition. The 26-year-old tight end caught 12 passes on 421 offensive snaps in 2017, stuck behind Austin Hooper on the depth chart all season. Toilolo doesn't offer much as a receiver and likely will have to settle for backup work elsewhere.

Derrick Shelby
Shelby had a free agent visit with the Seahawks on Thursday, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.

After recording nine sacks in four seasons with the Dolphins, Shelby signed a four-year, $18 million deal with Atlanta in 2016 to compete for the role of starting defensive end. The acquisition proved to be non-lucrative for the team, as Shelby tore his Achilles midway through the regular season in 2016, and recorded just one sack in 18 regular season and postseason games during 2017. Now the Utah alum aims to find a seamless fit in free agency to revive his recently stagnant production.

LaRoy Reynolds
Reynolds (pectoral) was activated off injured reserve Tuesday, Kelsey Conway of the Falcons' official site reports.

Reynolds landed on injured reserve to start the season and recently returned to practice in preparation for Week 7. He could return to action for Sunday's game against Carolina, where he will once again primarily serve a special teams role.

Tevin Coleman
Coleman and the Falcons may discuss a long-term contract, Vaughn McClure of reports.

After the Falcons signed Devonta Freeman to a five-year, $41.25 million extension in August, there was speculation Coleman would be available for trade in the 2018 offseason or else would be one of the major prizes in 2019 free agency. Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff isn't ready to write off Coleman's long-term future with the organization, recently saying he can envision a scenario in which both running backs are handsomely paid. It still seems likely that Coleman could find a larger contract elsewhere, but Freeman's deal isn't so cumbersome as to entirely prevent the Falcons from discussing an extension with Coleman. The 2015 third-round pick dropped off to 4.0 yards per carry last season, but he remained efficient in the passing attack with 7.7 yards per target, also piling up 223 rushing yards and four touchdowns in a three-game stretch when Freeman missed time with a concussion.

Blidi Wreh-Wilson
Wreh-Wilson signed a one-year contract with the Falcons on Thursday, Will McFadden of the team's official site reports.

Wreh-Wilson signed his third one-year deal with Atlanta in as many years. In eight games last season, the cornerback recorded just four tackles and one pass defensed. He'll continue to be a depth secondary and special teams player for the team in 2018.

Sean Harlow
No Updates
Deion Jones
Jones led the Falcons with 138 total tackles (91 solo), and he added three interceptions and a sack this season.

Jones built on a strong rookie campaign, and he's racked up more than 100 total tackles in each of his two seasons in the league. His 91 solo tackles ranked sixth in the league, and he tied for fourth overall in total tackles. He should be a top IDP option entering next year.

Desmond Trufant
Falcons head coach Dan Quinn said Wednesday that Trufant remains in the NFL's concussion protocol, Vaughn McClure of reports.

Trufant isn't expected to practice Wednesday and appears in serious jeopardy of missing Sunday's game against the Vikings. With another key cornerback in Brian Poole (back) limited in the team's first practice of the week, the Falcons could be shorthanded in the secondary for the Week 13 matchup.

Brooks Reed
Reed and the Falcons have come to terms on a revised contract which will keep the veteran defensive end in Atlanta for a fourth season, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.

The reduction of Reed's $5.44 million cap hit affords Atlanta some much needed financial wiggle room, with the Falcons entering the offseason as a bottom-10 team in terms of available cap space. The eight-year veteran out of Cal proved to be more than a rotation player in 2017, starting in 14-plus games for the first time since 2013 and accounting for the second-highest sack total of his career with four.

Alex Mack
Mack (calf) is listed as active for Sunday's tilt against the Panthers.

Mack will suit up in Week 17, despite failing to participate in practice Thursday and Friday. If Mack were to re-injure his calf Sunday, Ben Garland could fill in at center.

Devin Fuller
Fuller (knee) reverted to injured reserve Saturday.

Fuller, who tore his ACL last week, cleared waivers and will now spend a second consecutive year on the Falcons' IR.

Knee - ACL - Questionable for the start of training camp
Jordan Tripp
Tripp (concussion) was placed on injured reserve Tuesday, Kelsey Conway of the Falcons' official site reports.

Tripp has missed the last two games of the season due to the concussion and will now likely be out for the rest of the season. Tripp served as a depth option on the defensive front for the Falcons.

Concussion - Questionable for the start of training camp
Terron Ward
Ward was not tendered a qualifying offer from Atlanta and became a free agent Wednesday, D. Orlando Ledbetter of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.

Ward didn't receive substantial playing time during his three seasons in the crowded Falcons' backfield, but the undrafted back out of Oregon State was a gritty performer during his tenure in Atlanta. He accumulated only 90 carries between 2015 and 2017 but performed reasonably well with limited opportunity, averaging 4.2 yards per carry and fumbling only once.

Wes Schweitzer
No Updates
Reggie Davis
Davis signed a reserve/future contract with the Falcons on Monday, Will McFadden of the Falcons' official site reports.

Davis spent a better part of the 2017 season off NFL rosters, but the 5-foot-11, 170-pound wideout will get another shot with the Falcons for the 2018 campaign. The Falcons have plenty of talent at receiver with Julio Jones and Mohamed Sanu, so Davis may have to find a spot on special teams to garner a roster spot.

Andy Levitre
Levitre and the Falcons have agreed on revised contract terms which will keep the veteran offensive guard in Atlanta through next season, D. Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.

In an effort to improve financial flexibility with the free agency period fast approaching, Levitre and the Falcons have agreed to terms which will better allow the team to add difference makers to the roster in the coming months. The veteran offensive guard has displayed remarkable durability in his career, starting in 140 consecutive games before being sidelined late in the season with a triceps injury. Despite head coach Dan Quinn hinting at the probability of Atlanta infusing youth into their interior offensive line, the 31-year-old Levitre returns to a group that tied for the third-fewest sacks allowed in 2017.

Courtney Upshaw
Upshaw left Sunday's game against the Packers with an ankle injury and will not return, Judy Battista of reports.

Upshaw exited Sunday's game in the first quarter, but the severity of his injury is currently unknown. Both Adrian Clayborn and Derrick Shelby likely will see extended snaps at defensive end in Upshaw's absence.

Martin Ifedi
Ankle - Questionable for the start of training camp
No Updates
Ahtyba Rubin
The Falcons signed Rubin to a contract Thursday, Kelsey Conway of the Falcons' official site reports.

The Falcons waived Taniela Tupou from the 53-man roster to make room for Rubin, who will presumably take over Tupou's role as the top backup to defensive tackle Dontari Poe. The 31-year-old Rubin was once a high-end IDP asset along the defensive line with a pair of 80-tackle campaigns on his resume, but he's seen his effectiveness wane in recent years. Rubin's decline has resulted in him bouncing around the league a bit, as the Falcons are the third team he'll suit up for since 2016.

Kemal Ishmael
Ishmael (shoulder) practiced with the linebackers Tuesday, Vaughn McClure of ESPN reports.

It was reported earlier in the offseason that Ishmael would be working with the linebackers when he recovered from shoulder surgery. Formerly a free safety, Ishmael played in just 27.9 percent of Atlanta's defensive snaps in 2016, but he managed to record 52 tackles. The position change will allow him to better utilize his skills as a tackler and could result in an increase in snaps for the 26-year-old defender.

Jamil Douglas
Dolphins rookie Jamil Douglas continues to gain first-team snaps at left guard in OTAs. 

Douglas is competing with Dallas Thomas for the starting job. Over the last few weeks, he's gone from occasional snaps to a 50/50 split of starting snaps. 

"I like the fact that when he’s been in there he doesn’t make a lot of mental mistakes,” coach Joe Philbin said, per the Palm Beach Post. “I think he’s grasped the system relatively well. I think his play speed’s been pretty good. He doesn’t seem to hesitate a lot and that’s a good sign for a young guy. ... I really like what I see."

Grady Jarrett
Jarrett compiled 55 tackles and four sacks over 16 games for the Falcons in 2017.

Jarrett took a step forward in his third season, ultimately finishing the year as Pro Football Focus' fourth-best defensive tackle against the run and ninth-highest-graded at his position overall. However, he still wasn't worth much as an IDP asset given his modest statistical production. While he remains under contract with Atlanta for another season, Jarrett is only worth a look in deep fantasy formats in advance of 2018 drafts.

Daniel Brunskill
No Updates
De'Vondre Campbell
Campbell tallied 92 total tackles (61 solo) and two sacks for the Falcons in 2017.

After posting 48 tackles in 11 games last season, Campbell made his presence known in his second year, nearly doubling his tackle total and getting to the quarterback twice, something he never did in his rookie season. His 92 tackles ranked third on the team, and he should continue to see plenty of tackle opportunities in his third year in the league.

Jake Matthews
No Updates
Ty Sambrailo
Head coach Dan Quinn ruled out Sambrailo (hamstring) for Sunday's game against the Buccaneers, Vaughn McClure of reports.

Sambrailo is expected to be replaced by Austin Pasztor during Sunday's game.

Devonta Freeman
Freeman (knee) said in a Feb. 2 interview with Mike Florio of NBC Sports Radio's "PFT Live" that he's not ruling out taking part in the Falcons' Organized Team Activities during the spring, Adam Wells of Bleacher Report reports. "Possibly," Freeman said about being ready for OTAs. "But I'm going to take my time and let [his right knee] heal so I won't have to deal with little nicks and knacks throughout the season, because that's the most important time for me. So I'm going to take my time and let it heal, get stronger. I need to be free when I'm out there."

Shortly after the Falcons were eliminated from the playoffs in their divisional-round loss to the Eagles, Freeman relayed that he was playing through a sprained MCL and PCL in the knee, an injury he initially suffered in a Week 17 win over the Panthers. The two-time Pro Bowler was able to avoid surgery to address the matter, but remains conscious of easing up on his workload leading up to training camp in order to avoid a potential setback. It's not expected that Freeman will face many limitations -- if any -- by the time camp opens, so he should enter the 2018 campaign as a borderline top-10 fantasy option at running back in most settings after amassing 1,100 or more yards from scrimmage in each of the past three years.

Knee - MCL - Questionable for the start of training camp
Marvin Hall
Hall caught two balls for sixty yards and a touchdown in his first season as a pro.

He got past the Miami defense for a 40-yard touchdown back in October, but he did little else in the eight games he played this season. The Falcons have decent depth at wide receiver, and Hall will do everything he can to expand his role next year, as it's his final year under contract. Even though he's signed until 2019, there's no guarantee he'll be on the final 53-man roster when rosters are trimmed next year.

Sean Weatherspoon
Weatherspoon was not listed on the team's injury report released Monday, D. Orlando Ledbetter of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.

Prior to the report, Weatherspoon had been dealing with an illness of sorts. With his name clear from the dreaded weekly report, the expectation is that Weatherspoon will be ready for the team's game against the Saints on Thursday.

Justin Hardy
Hardy could see an uptick in both targets and production now that Taylor Gabriel is likely headed to free agency.

Barring the acquisition of another wide receiver to address Gabriel's departure, Hardy becomes a viable candidate to garner amplified attention in the Falcons' passing attack. Having hauled in a healthy 69 percent of passes thrown his way in 2017, Hardy has proven to possess sufficiently reliable hands to at least earn an audition as Atlanta's slot receiver. Hardy will aim to break out in his fourth pro season after racking up a monstrous 235 combined receptions during his junior and senior seasons at East Carolina.

Shoulder - Questionable for the start of training camp
Joey Ivie
The Cowboys selected Ivie in the seventh round of the 2017 NFL Draft, 228th overall.

Ivie wasn't a very visible part of Florida's defense and didn't test well at his pro day, but he quietly contributed a lot of snaps over the last three years. He could stick as a rotational tackle for Dallas.

JT Jones
No Updates
Nick Williams
Williams didn't receive a qualifying offer or minimum tender from the Falcons and will become an unrestricted free agent, per the league's official transaction log.

Williams played in only one game for the Falcons this past season, catching three of four targets for 30 yards against the Bills in Week 4. However, he didn't see the field again until the playoffs, when he was almost exclusively used on special teams. It isn't clear what kind of attention he'll receive on the open market, but it's unlikely he'll find himself in a fantasy-relevant role ahead of the 2018 season.

Takkarist McKinley
According to his personal Twitter account, McKinley (shoulder) underwent successful shoulder surgery Thursday.

It's the second year in a row McKinley has undergone shoulder surgery, as he will now focus on returning to full strength in time for the offseason program. McKinley played 401 defensive snaps across 16 regular season games in 2017.

Shoulder - Questionable for the start of training camp
Alex Gray
No Updates
Sharrod Neasman
No Updates
Matt Ryan
Ryan (personal) practiced in full Wednesday, Vaughn McClure of reports.

The reason for Ryan's absence Tuesday was explained as a personal matter by the organization, per McClure. Ryan wouldn't elaborate on the topic Wednesday, but his ability to log every practice rep returns the Falcons offense to status quo. Over the past four contests, including Saturday's wild-card win against the Rams, he's completed 62 percent of his passes, averaged nearly 259 yards per game and recorded four touchdowns versus one interception.

Julio Jones
Jones (ankle) doesn't have an injury designation for Saturday's divisional-round game at Philadelphia, Vaughn McClure of reports.

The Falcons' injury report has included a number of key skill-position players in both weeks of postseason prep to date, including Jones, who followed a DNP/DNP/limited practice regimen prior to this contest. He's carried an ankle injury for most of the second half of the season, but his production hasn't experienced any dips. As evidence, Jones averaged six receptions (on 10 targets) for 97.8 yards per outing and reached the end zone three times over the last nine games. Consequently, he's a must-play, per usual, in the second round of the playoffs.

Matt Bosher
Bosher (ankle) is listed as active for Monday's game against the Seahawks.

Bosher, who is nursing an ankle injury, was considered a game-time decision heading into the evening. The Falcons do not have another punter on their roster, so it is possible Bosher could still be playing through some pain. However, he will likely take on his usual responsibilities barring any setbacks.

Brandon Fusco
Fusco agreed to terms on a three-year deal worth $12.75 million, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.

Fusco becomes the Falcons' first external acquisition of the 2018 offseason, bringing with him a sound familiarity of the team's run scheme due to his time playing under former Falcons offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan. The 29-year-old offensive guard played his first six NFL seasons in Minnesota before being signed by San Francisco last May, and he has missed only two starts over the past three seasons due to injury. Fusco is an injury-resistant player who possesses respectable run-blocking abilities, as 49ers backs averaged 3.9 yards per carry on runs behind him last season.

Vic Beasley
Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff said Wednesday that the Falcons will exercise Beasley's fifth-year team option for 2019, D. Orlando Ledbetter of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.

As a 2015 first-round pick, Beasley's salary for 2019 is guaranteed for injury only. After racking up 15.5 sacks while helping lead the Falcons to the Super Bowl in 2016, Beasley regressed badly last season, finishing with just five sacks across 14 games. The Falcons plan to move Beasley from outside linebacker to defensive end during the upcoming campaign with the hope of sparking his pass-rush production.

Austin Pasztor
Pasztor signed a one-year extension with the Falcons on Tuesday, Will McFadden of the Falcons' official site reports.

Pasztor appeared in seven games last season for the Falcons and has recorded 43 starts across six seasons in the NFL. The 27-year-old provides the Falcons with offensive line depth.

Josh Harris
No Updates
Andre Roberts
Roberts did not see a target in Saturday's divisional-round loss to the Eagles.

Roberts had the worst season of his career, as he finished this season with one more reception and 12 more yards than anyone in the viewing audience, assuming you're not a professional football player. The Falcons simply have too many offensive weapons for Roberts to see much action, as he only saw four targets this season. It seems likely that he'll try to find a new home this offseason, as he's an unrestricted free agent.

Marcelis Branch
No Updates
Matt Bryant
The Falcons and Bryant agreed to a three-year extension Monday, Will McFadden of the team's official site reports.

Bryant's lengthy career continues onward. After splitting the first seven years in the NFL with four different organizations, the 42-year-old just completed his ninth campaign with the Falcons, during which he's racked up at least 111 points in his seven full seasons with the squad. In 2016, in particular, Bryant notched a league-leading 158 points in the backs of a whopping 56 extra points and 37 field goals en route to an appearance in Super Bowl LI. With a commitment through the 2020 season, he'll have a chance to continue marching up the ranks of all-time leading scorers (he ranks 17th, as of the conclusion of 2017).

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