Falcons Finalize 53-Man Roster

ATLANTA — The Falcons reached the league mandated 53-man roster Saturday by making 11 roster moves.

The Falcons have placed cornerbacks Akeem King (foot) and DeMarcus Van Dyke (concussion) on Injured Reserve. Atlanta also reached an injury settlement with running back Brandon Wilds, while linebacker Tyler Starr was waived/injured.

Cornerback Jalen Collins was placed on the Reserve Suspended List.

Finally, the team waived defensive tackle Joey Mbu, wide receiver J.D. McKissic, safety Sharrod Neasman, quarterback Matt Simms, and tight end D.J. Tialavea.

The 53-Man Roster

Quarterbacks (2)

  • Matt Ryan
  • Matt Schaub

Wide Receivers (6)

  • Julio Jones
  • Mohamed Sanu
  • Justin Hardy
  • Aldrick Robinson
  • Nick Williams
  • Eric Weems

Running Backs (4)

  • Devonta Freeman
  • Tevin Coleman
  • Terron Ward
  • Patrick DiMarco (FB)

Tight Ends (4)

  • Jacob Tamme
  • Austin Hooper
  • Levine Toilolo
  • Joshua Perkins

Offensive Line (9)

  • Alex Mack (C)
  • Chris Chester (G)
  • Andy Levitre (G)
  • Mike Person (G)
  • Ben Garland (G)
  • Wes Schweitzer (G)
  • Jake Matthews (T)
  • Ryan Schraeder (T)
  • Tom Compton (T)

Defensive Line (7)

  • Dwight Freeney (DE)
  • Adrian Clayborn (DE)
  • Tyson Jackson (DE)
  • Derrick Shelby (DE)
  • Grady Jarrett (DT)
  • Jonathan Babineaux (DT)
  • Ra’Shede Hageman (DT)

Linebackers (9)

  • Deion Jones
  • LaRoy Reynolds
  • Sean Weatherspoon
  • Philip Wheeler
  • Paul Worrilow
  • Vic Beasley
  • De’Vondre Campbell
  • Brooks Reed
  • Courtney Upshaw

Defensive Backs (9)

  • Desmond Trufant
  • Robert Alford
  • C.J. Goodwin
  • Dashon Goldson
  • Ricardo Allen
  • Kemal Ishmael
  • Keanu Neal
  • Robenson Therezie
  • Brian Poole

Special Teams (3)

  • Matt Bryant
  • Matt Bosher
  • Josh Harris (LS)
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